Global Carbon Emissions Will H...

Dec 5, 2019 by

Global carbon emissions will hit a record high once again in 2019, despite climate scientists warning louder than ever of impending environmental disaster, according to a study published Wednesday.

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The Next Generation of Childre...

Dec 4, 2019 by

New study finds that hot weather increases the risk of early childbirth.

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If Factory Farm Conditions Are...

Dec 3, 2019 by

n 2014, the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, commissioned by the UK government and Wellcome Trust, estimated that 700,000 people around the world die each year due to drug-resistant infections.

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Timebomb’: Fires devastate tig...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Another heavy fire season in Indonesia has taken a toll on the country’s remaining forest. In Sembilang National Park, on the island of Sumatra, fires raged into primary forest that provides vital habitat for critically endangered Sumatran tigers and elephants.

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How to Save the Planet and Our...

Nov 20, 2019 by

If you read only one book this year, it should be Roger Hallam’s “Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop Climate Breakdown and Social Collapse.”

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Even States With Green Activis...

Nov 15, 2019 by

“Inslee and Brown are doing everything politically feasible.”

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Plastic from fish guts. ItR...

Nov 14, 2019 by

A student from England’s University of Sussex has won about $40,000 for the invention of a translucent and biodegradable plastic made entirely from fish leftovers.

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In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro’s An...

Nov 13, 2019 by

An oil spill has been contaminating the northeastern shore for weeks.

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Trump Administration Makes It ...

Nov 8, 2019 by

The Trump administration changed a 25-year-old policy to make it easier for coastal communities to take sand from protected ecosystems to improve their beaches.

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Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdraw...

Nov 5, 2019 by

The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis.

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E.P.A. Weakens Rules Governing...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Monday moved to weaken an Obama-era regulation aimed at limiting the seepage of toxic pollution into water supplies from the ash of coal burning power plants, a change that coal industry leaders say could keep plants open longer and which environmental groups fear will increase the risk of water contamination.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Another Sunday morning, another stupid tweet.

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Even Louisiana’s Wealthier Nei...

Nov 1, 2019 by

Industrial development usually targets poor communities, but Ascension Parish is one of the richest, and most toxic, places in Louisiana. Some residents say the financial benefits of living there outweigh the risks.

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Wildfires Are Making Californi...

Oct 31, 2019 by

A new study examines the human health costs of the fires.

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The Answer to Climate-Killing ...

Oct 29, 2019 by

Methane is an especially potent greenhouse gas. A modest feed additive could provide a big leverage effect.

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As 2019 Amazon fires die down,...

Oct 23, 2019 by

This year’s August Amazon fires grabbed headlines around the world.

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Global Wildfires Are Raging, L...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Record or near-record temperatures, combined with drought in many areas, are contributing to yet another record-setting summer for wildfires.

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Unilever to Halve their Use of...

Oct 18, 2019 by

The consumer goods giant plans to reduce 110,000 tons of plastic from their products by 2025 and invest in waste collection and a more circular economy.

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Rise & Fall of Empires, N...

Oct 17, 2019 by

Despite the delusion of some based upon deception and the goal of ill gotten gain for the chosen few and the minion middle management servants in positions of power and influence sometimes small lies turn into big one’s and we fool ourselves with impressive stories and claims that cannot be substantiated and become fodder for the elite to maintain the positions of supreme authority. 

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Managing Water in an Unpredict...

Oct 14, 2019 by

In southern Nevada, the problem is drought. Nineteen years of declining snowpack in the mountains that make up the Colorado River water basin has caused Lake Mead, the region’s primary source of drinking water, to drop about 130 feet.

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Here’s why California is...

Oct 13, 2019 by

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has cut the power on millions of Californians. It is a pre-emptive move to cut the company’s liabilities for potential wildfires. The announcement and subsequent handling of this forced blackout has been chaotic.

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Trump, Putin and friends are w...

Oct 12, 2019 by

“Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof” is an oft-quoted aphorism from the King James Bible. It basically means that there are enough problems in the present that one should not only avoid adding to them, but not worry too much about the future.

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Pollution, anxiety, and death:...

Oct 12, 2019 by

If you’ve ever said “Donald Trump makes me sick,” it was probably a metaphorical statement. Or was it?

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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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Los Angeles, a City Known for ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

The effort starts with its first-ever forest officer.

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Oceans face dire threats from ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Can something under threat also be a source of its own salvation? Climate change is wreaking havoc on the oceans. But the seas also hold tremendous potential for mitigation.

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When the world’s on fire, what...

Sep 27, 2019 by

For millions of people around the globe – especially young people – the pressing issue of our time is this: The world is on fire!

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A Q&A with the policy won...

Sep 20, 2019 by

Grist When Jay Inslee bowed out of the race for the White House in August, some worried that the Washington governor’s absence would leave a climate-shaped hole in the field.

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The Future, Post-Coal — ...

Sep 20, 2019 by

One point of agreement evident during a recent policy summit between Hopi and Navajo leaders was that the economy of northern Arizona can—and must—transcend its 20th-century past.

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Trump to bar California from s...

Sep 17, 2019 by

The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and blocking states from setting tailpipe emission rules — a move that will spark a furious legal challenge, two auto industry officials said on Tuesday

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