A range of new tactics aim to curb cigarette butt pollution, including groundbreaking legislation that could hold tobacco companies accountable for their products’ waste.
“To me, this feels like an invasion."
“Decarbonization is the great task of our generation and Costa Rica must be one of the first countries in the world to accomplish it, if not the first.”
The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.
"Using fake math to hide the death toll from dirty air at the behest of the coal industry is sadly consistent with the Trump administration's complete disregard for public health."
"Now, to benefit coal interests, the U.S. EPA wants to simply ignore the health impacts that occur below their self-imposed limit."
The study is the first of its kind to look at the impacts of plastic on this type of bacteria.
"The U.S. is the world’s largest exporter of plastics, mostly to developing nations. And this has created a global crisis of waste in countries in South and Central Asia as well as South America and Africa."
The project has been fraught with charges of conflicts of interest and behind-the-scenes dealings between state agencies and Enbridge.