Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: water

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

Millions of Americans struggle to pay their water bills—here’s how a...

Access to a safe and affordable water supply and sewer services is codified in the U.N.‘s Human Right to Water and Sanitation.

The politics of water

It's in your sink...

New study identifies regions of greatest conservation potential for species, water...

A new study has mapped out the regions where conservation actions can maximize the protection of biodiversity, carbon stocks, and water, while a separate study has identified regions of the world where land animals are most at threat.

What happens to wildlife swimming in a sea of our drug...

Our rivers and streams have become a soup of hundreds of drugs—mostly pharmaceuticals—that come from the treated water released from wastewater facilities.

Here’s how the climate crisis is impacting the water cycle

The current extreme fluctuation in precipitation across the globe is due in large part to climate change.

EPA warns of Mountain Valley Pipeline impact on streams, says project...

The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA’s warning brings the project’s cancelation closer.

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in...

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Israel’s assault on Gaza left 400,000 without regular access to clean...

"Attacks on water and sanitation infrastructure are attacks on children."

Rivers are key to restoring the world’s biodiversity

Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.

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Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.