- Five top stories on healthcare sustainabilityon December 29, 2021 at 10:30 pm
ehn.org2021 brought a focus on healthcare: Why should our health systems, which we encounter when we are at our most vulnerable, be a source of environm...
- A man's crusade culminated with massive PFOA settlementson December 29, 2021 at 12:37 am
timesunion.comMore than seven years ago, a Hoosick Falls, NY, resident launched a personal crusade to learn why there seemed to be a high rate of unusual […]
- Who’s willing to change their behavior for climate change?on December 28, 2021 at 7:39 pm
ensia.comWould you alter the way you do things to help reduce the severity of climate change? If so, you’re not alone.
- Plastic pollution from Amazon deliveries grows by almost 30 per cent in one yearon December 19, 2021 at 8:08 pm
thesuburban.comA new report from Oceana reveals that Amazon generated an estimated 271 million kilograms of plastic packaging waste last year. This is a 29 per […]
- BPA use in doubt as Europe proposes vastly more protective health limitson December 17, 2021 at 10:56 am
ehn.orgEuropean regulators on Thursday took sharp aim at the common plastic additive BPA, slashing the recommended daily dose by 100,000 and all but ens...
- The insidious side effects of recycling plasticon December 16, 2021 at 2:05 am
nationalobserver.comCookware, water bottles, and hundreds of other items made from recycled plastic worldwide may contain toxic chemicals harmful to human […]
- Supreme Court asks U.S. government for views on Bayer weedkiller caseon December 14, 2021 at 11:21 am
reuters.comSCOTUS is weighing whether to hear Bayer AG's bid to dismiss claims by customers who contend its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, as the co...
- Glyphosate approval: stakeholders squabble over who has the science righton December 11, 2021 at 5:10 pm
euractiv.comAs the EU considers renewing its approval for the controversial herbicide glyphosate, the industry is defending the assessment procedure while en...
- USC study: Where you exercise just as important as exercise itselfon December 9, 2021 at 5:55 pm
iheart.comWhere you exercise is just as important for brain health as exercise itself. That's the conclusion of a study released today by researchers ...
- EPA takes another bite on dicamba. Will anything change?on December 9, 2021 at 11:14 am
investigatemidwest.orgDave Dickey gives his take on the EPA and dicamba and what could happen next.
- Chomsky on climate change and capitalism: Videoon December 1, 2021 at 11:07 pm
laprogressive.comNoam Chomsky has long argued that the roots of the climate emergency, and of our failure to deal with it, reach deep into the capitalist […]
- How Indigenous communities in Paraguay are fighting big soyon December 1, 2021 at 4:55 pm
aljazeera.comAmid pesticide contamination and land evictions, tribal leaders say their villages in Paraguay are at a crisis point.
- How New Yorkers won the right to a “healthful environment”on November 30, 2021 at 4:50 am
sierraclub.orgA movement to add “Green Amendments” to state constitutions could help protect environmental rights around the country.
- Pa. proposes rules to limit 'forever chemicals' in drinking wateron November 23, 2021 at 7:02 pm
post-gazette.comPennsylvania regulators are moving for the first time to set enforceable limits on toxic “forever chemicals" in drinking water.
- Why ‘I’ve rented my dress’ could soon be the most fashionable thing to sayon November 21, 2021 at 9:18 pm
theguardian.comWith a younger generation keen to cut down on waste without sacrificing style, online rental apps are taking off.
- $86.2 million Roundup damage award to Livermore couple standson November 18, 2021 at 11:23 am
sfchronicle.comThe California Supreme Court rejected a challenge by Monsanto Co. on Wednesday to $86.2 million in damages to a Livermore couple who were […]
- Corporate money keeps university ag schools ‘relevant,’ and makes them targets of donor criticismon November 16, 2021 at 11:22 am
investigatemidwest.orgLarge donors can put universities in potentially awkward positions when faculty conclusions conflict with the interests of those […]
- Hundreds of Vermont residents connected to municipal water in $48.7 million response to PFOA contaminationon November 16, 2021 at 5:32 am
vtdigger.orgA French company, which owned two shuttered factories believed to have produced the contaminants, shouldered the majority of the project’s ...
- Ski resorts face increasing temperatures, push back against climate changeon November 11, 2021 at 10:30 pm
youtube.comIn the ski industry's first unified effort to combat climate change, they are aiming to achieve 100% renewable energy and zero waste for the...
- Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey findson November 7, 2021 at 9:22 pm
theguardian.comCitizens are alarmed by the climate crisis, but most believe they are already doing more to preserve the planet than anyone else, including […]