We’ve got another ozone proble...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Most of us know ozone as that benevolent stratospheric layer that absorbs the sun’s harmful UV light and keeps us safe.

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An Absence of Energy Leadershi...

Aug 1, 2019 by

These are interesting times for electricity regulators and legislators in the 13 US states, from the Mid-Atlantic through the Ohio Valley to Illinois, that share authority with PJM and FERC. PJM has been in direct conflict with state activity and autonomy in regulating environmental effects from energy power production.

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California Senate Education Co...

Jul 3, 2019 by

First-of-its-kind legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing plant-based school food advances in state Senate

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Dozens of public health groups...

Jun 25, 2019 by

Over 70 medical and public health organizations called on elected (and hoping-to-be-elected) officials Monday morning to commit to combating what they deem to be the “greatest public health challenge of the 21st century.”

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Family Matters

Jun 7, 2019 by

The town that online shopping built — and women are trying to save

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Why we don’t know if plastics ...

May 9, 2019 by

Academics and regulators at odds over impact of chemical additives.

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I studied factory farms for ye...

May 3, 2019 by

I lectured about the public health dangers of industrial farming. But what I saw went beyond my fears.

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U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on ...

Apr 30, 2019 by

A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050.

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The vape company Juul said it ...

Jan 25, 2019 by

A new analysis of Juul’s marketing campaign suggests it targeted youth from its inception.

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Roundup weed killer found in a...

Oct 24, 2018 by

EWG tested 28 brands of conventional oat-based cereals; they all had glyphosate residue, most of them above healthy standards.

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5 people died from eating lett...

Oct 16, 2018 by

William Whitt suffered violent diarrhea for days.

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Coal Is Killing the Planet. Tr...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Scientists issued a new alarm on the devastating impacts of continued burning of fossil fuels.

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IN NORTH CAROLINA, PIGS DON...

May 4, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan U.S. Department of Agriculture / CC BY 2.0 There are 10 million people in North...

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WHAT IF WE UNDERESTIMATE THE E...

Mar 16, 2017 by

[Translate] by Marco Cáceres  VACCINE IMPACT NEWS “Imagine, for the sake of argument, if it was discovered that vaccines were a...

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DESIGN FOR THE ONE PERCENT

Jun 12, 2016 by

[Translate] Contemporary architecture is more interested in mega projects for elites than improving ordinary people’s lives. by Alex...

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TOXIC LEGACY: MONSANTO AND PCB...

May 10, 2016 by

[Translate] “But, the most important thing about PCB’s … is that we have identified a mad dog—a known bad actor in the case of PCB....

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6 CITIES DESIGNING FOR HEALTH

Jan 11, 2016 by

[Translate]   From Detroit to Edinburgh, these cities are helping residents live more healthful and equitable lives. Anna Clark YES...

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EXCLUSIVE: Elevated CO2 Levels...

Oct 28, 2015 by

[Translate] by Joe Romm CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Climate Interactive   In a landmark public health finding, a new study from the...

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The FDA Considers Cracking Dow...

Apr 20, 2015 by

[Translate] by Tara Culp-Ressler  THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock Amid an increasing number of Americans who are opting to rely...

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Vomit ships dock in San Diego:...

Apr 16, 2015 by

[Translate] Over 200 people fell ill on two separate cruises this week Lindsay Abrams SALON. COM   Vomit ships dock in San Diego: Why...

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America has reached peak cow: ...

Mar 7, 2015 by

[Translate] Denis and Gail Boyer Hayes on the health and environmental impacts of America’s 93 million cows Lindsay Abrams...

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Design Excellence 2015: Part 2

Feb 26, 2015 by

[Translate] Point of View / METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Anne-Marie Lubenau A vegetable garden on the roof of Via Verde provides fresh produce...

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WALES SAYS NO TO FRACKING UNTI...

Feb 6, 2015 by

[Translate] by Ari PhillipsCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: shutterstock On Wednesday, here the Welsh parliament voted in favor of a measure...

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We Finally Have A Surgeon Gene...

Dec 27, 2014 by

[Translate] . by Tara Culp-Ressler   CLIMATE PROGRESS Dr. Vivek Murthy CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak On Monday evening, click the...

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Death of a fast-food Goliath: ...

Dec 15, 2014 by

[Translate] McDonald’s is on the decline in America. Here’s why that isn’t automatically good news Lindsay Abrams  ...

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The post-antibiotic future is ...

Dec 7, 2014 by

[Translate] Superbugs are killing India’s newborns, the New York Times reports — and the entire world’s at risk...

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Why climate hawks are on the l...

Dec 6, 2014 by

[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock By David Roberts  GRIST The other day, I wrote a post encouraging green funders and philanthropists...

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This is the infectious disease...

Oct 27, 2014 by

[Translate] Frida The World Health Organization warns that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis is a global threat Lindsay Abrams ...

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Half Of Americans Believe One ...

Jul 17, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Tara Culp-Ressler THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock Are companies dumping large quantities of dangerous chemicals...

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