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‘Heatwaves may claim close to 100,000 lives in Europe every year’...
If nothing is done, heatwaves could lead to the deaths of 90,000 Europeans each year by the end of the century, the European Environment Agency said.
By ctoisingapore on 2022-11-11 10:48 UTC
Russian Gas Leak Could Be Environmental Disaster...
Pipelines Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 from Russia to Germany could each leak the annual output of two million cars or two coal power plants.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-09-27 22:23 UTC
Someone dumped 25,000 barrels of toxic DDT off the coast of California...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/environment
In a discovery that underscores just how bad of a job humans do when it comes to preserving any environment they’re a part of, scientists spotted tens of thousands of barrels of what appears to be a toxic chemical dumped off the coast of Southern California. The barrels, which appear to have been
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-28 21:17 UTC
Coronavirus is threatening the zero waste movement...
Businesses are saying no to shoppers who want to use their own cups and containers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-09 15:22 UTC
How 16-year-old Greta Thunberg's rise could backfire on environmentalists...
A new focus on making environmentalism an angrier protest movement threatens to make the effort to protect the planet just another wedge issue, writes Jake Novak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-24 23:08 UTC
Silicon Valley Is One of the Most Polluted Places in the Country...
Microchip manufacturers contaminated the groundwater in the 1980s. Almost 40 years later, the cleanup still isnt complete.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-24 12:46 UTC
Reducing China's CO2 Emissions Would Curb Deadly Air Pollution in U.S....
China's move away from fossil fuels would mean 2,000 fewer premature deaths in the U.S. by 2030
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-26 16:16 UTC
Hawaii and New Jersey May Enact the Nation's Toughest Bans On Plastic...
Lawmakers in New Jersey and Hawaii are looking to make the lives of their voters a whole lot harder by proposing an extreme statewide ban on plastics and Styrofoam.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-26 16:31 UTC
Trump EPA orders rollback of Obama mercury regulations...
The proposal Friday from the Environmental Protection Agency challenges the basis for the Obama regulation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-29 17:05 UTC
EPA Reverses Obama Era Last Minute Uranium Mining Regulations...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/environment
EPA announced on Friday it is withdrawing the pending rulemaking for uranium mining put in place on the last day of the Obama administration.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-20 23:24 UTC
US CO2 Emissions Plummet Under Trump While The Rest Of The World Emits More...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/environment
'Thanks to President Trump's regulatory reform agenda'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-17 17:12 UTC
Trump Signs 'Save Our Seas Act' To Clean Oceans...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/environment
In a bipartisan move within a party of some shifting positions a conservative president moves to conserve the health of our oceans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-12 15:52 UTC
Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Inventor tries to conquer plastic in the ocean...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/environment
An estimated 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic are floating in the waters between California and Hawaii
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 00:13 UTC
Carbon Dioxide In Atmosphere Is Highest In 800,000 Years: Here Are The Top Sources Of Emission...
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The concentration of planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is highest in the last 800,000 years. Here are the primary sources of greenhouse gas emissions according to EPA.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 01:51 UTC
World's largest collection of ocean garbage is now twice the size of Texas...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/environment
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of floating trash halfway between Hawaii and California, has grown to more than 600,000 square miles, or twice the size of Texas.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:16 UTC
Study finds 6,600 spills from fracking in just four states...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/fracking, /contrib/environment
Each year, 2 to 16 percent of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill hydrocarbons, chemical-laden water, hydraulic fracturing fluids and other substances, according to a new study.The analysis, which appears Feb. 21 in Environmental Science & Tec
By ceres on 2017-02-21 16:24 UTC

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