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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We Know There’s Lots of Plasti...

Sep 17, 2019 by

The contentious Ocean Cleanup campaign has an idea where it ends up. But it’s already stirring debate.

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Today’s Special: Grilled Salmo...

Sep 12, 2019 by

We used to think microplastics stayed in a fish’s guts. Chilling new research suggests the tiny particles migrate into its flesh.

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From the Metropolis Archive: A...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Originally published in 2003, this article profiles Ed Mazria, veteran of green design who has studied global warming and sees its cause—and possible solution—coming from the same unlikely source: architects.

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Top Things Individuals can do ...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The topic of climate change is extremely controversial in today’s world as the impacts of this are being seen at all different corners of the globe. 

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Alaska’s Sea Ice Completely Me...

Sep 3, 2019 by

[Translate] News Environment & Health People attend a monument unveiling at the site of Okjökull, Iceland’s first glacier...

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One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling ...

Aug 30, 2019 by

It’s called “wishcycling,” and pretty much all of us do it.

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“God Told Me to Fight”—Inside ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Houses, several churches, and an elementary school would all be about a mile away.

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The Three Most Viral Photos of...

Aug 27, 2019 by

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most prominent celebrities sharing outdated photos of the Amazon on fire.

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Air Monitoring Reveals Troubli...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Residents in South Portland, Maine, packed a meeting to find out about the noxious fumes fouling the air they breathe. The news, one official said, was bad.

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Appeals Court Rules Against Co...

Aug 22, 2019 by

Western coal states want an export terminal on the Columbia River. Washington state has concerns about the company and its environmental and climate impact.

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Here’s how we solve the planet...

Aug 21, 2019 by

Earlier this month, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report highlighting the enormous environmental impact of agriculture. But the report also pointed to a clear way for us to feed more mouths without causing more planetary destruction: We can stop wasting food.

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A Republican Firm Is Targeting...

Aug 21, 2019 by

America Rising has been filing records requests for the emails of agency officials who have supported Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and others.

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Loving a vanishing world

Aug 17, 2019 by

I want to talk about power — how much we have, and how we can use it meaningfully.

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Indonesian flooding disaster b...

Aug 8, 2019 by

TAPUWATU, Indonesia — Muhammad Arfa says he thinks a miracle saved his home.

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Oopsie, this popular ‘composta...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Hello, it’s me: your friendly neighborhood environmental journalist, here to ruin your day. Or the very least, your lunch.

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A New Study Reveals Just How T...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Here’s what happened when farmers started using a new class of insecticides.

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7 steps in the process of meta...

Aug 1, 2019 by

The metal recycling process is a very important and useful process. It has a major advantage over the other processes. The basic properties of metal do not change even after repeated recycling over and over again. It prevents the exploitation of energy and damage to the environment.

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EPA proposal scraps limits on ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed scrapping restrictions on arsenic-laden waste from coal-fired power plants.

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The deadliest environmental ca...

Jul 31, 2019 by

In December 2018, the bodies of brothers Neri and Domingo Esteban Pedro were found along the banks of Guatemala’s Yal Witz River, shot in the head. The two had recently rallied against a dam in the Ixquisis region of San Mateo Ixtatán in the western part of the country.

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NARF’s Commitment to Environme...

Jul 30, 2019 by

It is clear that our natural world is undergoing severe, catastrophic climate change that adversely impacts the lives of people and ecosystems worldwide. Native Americans and Alaska Natives are especially vulnerable and are experiencing disproportionate negative impacts on their cultures, health, and food systems.

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