Sunday, April 14, 2024

Tag: science

Toxic chemicals in food packaging weaken our immune system response to...

A new federal bill would advance public and environmental health by banning toxic chemicals from food packaging.

The global seafood supply is being contaminated by microplastics, but major...

Our addiction to plastic is having negative effects all along the food chain.

How nanoplastics enter the human body

If you regularly drink water from plastic bottles, you’re likely ingesting even more plastic than the average consumer.

Bringing back large mammals boosts restoration of entire ecosystems: Study

A new study that looks at global opportunities for the restoration, reintroduction and rewilding of large mammals across the world’s terrestrial ecoregions found that just 15% of the world’s land area supports intact large mammal assemblages.

Scientists fear soaring methane levels show climate feedback loop has arrived

Rapidly rising levels of atmospheric methane are "very bad news for humanity and the planet," warned one observer.

Jordan Peterson’s climate expert is science denier funded by oil-backed think...

The Canadian psychologist was widely criticized for spreading climate misinformation this week on the popular Joe Rogan podcast.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...

Over 450 climate scientists say advertising industry must end ‘complicity’ in...

The scientists say that they are “consistently faced with a major and needless challenge” of having to correct false information and rebut the fossil fuel industry’s efforts to downplay the severity of climate change.

Singapore scientists develop paper-thin biodegradable battery

“We believe the paper battery we have developed could potentially help with the electronic waste problem, given that our printed paper battery is non-toxic and does not require aluminum or plastic casings to encapsulate the battery components."

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?

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FAA Reauthorization Act’s stealth attack on student loan forgiveness

Inside the bill lies a clause that could effectively pilot a broader campaign against the cancellation of student debts, starting with those incurred for flight training and education.

Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

The break-up?

Are the United States and Israel no longer friends?

There is only one spaceship Earth

This is how to free the world of genocide and ecocide.