Big Pharma, big greed: Death b...

Apr 5, 2019 by

The powerful corporate and government forces that minimize the less powerful must be challenged, even in the face of overwhelming odds.

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Shell shows how Big Oil cracks...

Apr 5, 2019 by

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, recently said it had dropped out of a Washington D.C. industry lobbying group, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, or AFPM. Why? Because Shell supports the Paris Agreement on climate change and the lobbying group doesn’t.

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Reconstituted climate advisory...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Two years ago, when Donald Trump arrived at the White House with his machete, he whacked a number of advisory committees, including the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment.

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 A glacier the size of Florida...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Thwaites glacier in West Antarctica is enormous and is often referred to as the most dangerous glacier on Earth. It has also been dubbed the doomsday glacier. The glacier holds two feet…

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How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of...

Apr 4, 2019 by

MURDOCH AND HIS CHILDREN HAVE TOPPLED GOVERNMENTS ON TWO CONTINENTS AND DESTABILIZED THE MOST IMPORTANT DEMOCRACY ON EARTH. WHAT DO THEY WANT?

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Why did humans start farming?

Apr 3, 2019 by

Hunter-gatherers worked less, had more varied diets, and better health – so why did we switch to agriculture?

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Zuzana Caputova, liberal envir...

Apr 3, 2019 by

“I am happy not just for the result, but mainly that it is possible not to succumb to populism, to tell the truth, to raise interest without aggressive vocabulary.”

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Toxic air will shorten childre...

Apr 3, 2019 by

Global air pollution crisis is taking its greatest toll on children in south Asia

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‘Huge victory for our oceans:’...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts.”

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China’s Recycling Policy Is Ma...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Just because it’s made of plastic doesn’t mean it can be recycled.”

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How America got into this clim...

Apr 2, 2019 by

Walking into “Nature’s Nation,” an art exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum that explored climate change through history, I got goosebumps. The collection is made up of more than 100 works of art in a variety of media, including contemporary pieces like Hegarty’s “Fallen Bierstadt” — which I had seen before, but only in photographs.

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Netflix’s Our Planet Says What...

Apr 2, 2019 by

In a groundbreaking move, the beautiful but uncomfortable documentary forces viewers to acknowledge their own complicity in the decline of nature.

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Synchro swimmers perform in a ...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Two young synchronized swimmers in Britain have made a splash with a recent performance. Kate Shortman (17) and Isabelle Thorpe (18) of Bristol attempted their World Championship synchro routine in a swimming pool full of floating plastic waste.

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Puerto Rico faces a flood of f...

Mar 29, 2019 by

The gas industry and its allies in Congress hope to push LNG exports to the island’s electricity grid, ravaged from climate change-fueled natural disaster.

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Your Public Lands Are Killing ...

Mar 29, 2019 by

We are squandering millions of acres of our children’s inheritance and using it to destroy the planet.

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So what did California do with...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Think of California as a kind of green Robin Hood. For six years now, it has been taking money from polluters and spending it to slash greenhouse gas emissions.

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Europe Just Passed a Sweeping ...

Mar 28, 2019 by

“Europe is setting new and ambitious standards, paving the way for the rest of the world.”

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‘Regenerative agriculture’: Wo...

Mar 28, 2019 by

You’re about to start seeing the term “regenerative” when you scan packages of Cheerios and boxed mac and cheese in the grocery aisles.

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The Midwest floods are going t...

Mar 27, 2019 by

An “unprecedented” flood season lies ahead this spring, according to NOAA.

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Cull invasive mammals to save ...

Mar 27, 2019 by

Move ‘would save 10% of all endangered birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles’

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What Termites Can Teach Us Abo...

Mar 27, 2019 by

“We think humans are the best designers, but this is not really true,” a researcher said.

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Why the National Rifle Associa...

Mar 27, 2019 by

The gun group faces growing scrutiny of its finances, political activity, and ties with Russian operatives.

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Fed official: Climate change i...

Mar 27, 2019 by

Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually trigger a financial collapse.

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Can Exxon Mobil Protect Mozamb...

Mar 26, 2019 by

The money could make the country more resilient — if it doesn’t just end up causing more conflict and corruption.

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The Vulnerability of Californi...

Mar 25, 2019 by

A new study suggests flooding could surpass some of the state’s worst natural disasters.

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Severe flooding at Pine Ridge ...

Mar 25, 2019 by

In the aftermath of a blizzard that struck the state this month, severe flooding has inundated the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and trapped some people in their homes.

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Dead bodies are emerging from ...

Mar 21, 2019 by

With a warming climate, the remains of unlucky mountaineers are beginning to rise from the ice.

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Organic farms are under attack...

Mar 21, 2019 by

The certified organic label has helped save many generational farms and enabled people like me, who do not come from agricultural backgrounds, to become successful farmers.

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It took one mass shooting for ...

Mar 21, 2019 by

The US’s unique politics and political system make it much harder for America to take similarly swift action.

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Handle Hazardous Chemicals? Yo...

Mar 20, 2019 by

Today, many companies that use any type of chemicals  are learning to never underestimate their potential dangers to health, safety and the environment.

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