Ambitious Goals and Unexpected Hurdles to Mitigating Greenhouse Gases

Large retail chains are discovering that reducing greenhouse gases is easier said than done, reports NPR. Specifically Walmart, which unveiled Project Gigaton, a plan...
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EPA Draft Report on Atrazine Open for Public Comment for 60 Days

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a 500-page report highlighting the environmental impacts of atrazine, which is a widely used weed killer and...

Climate Change Will Be Costly for U.S. Economy, Says Report

Though many fondly remember the 1983 Tom Cruise film, the phrase “Risky Business” recently took on darker connotations. It’s the name of a new...

With Government Shutdown, Environment Goes Unprotected

As the first U.S. government shutdown since 1995 began on the morning of October 1, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was forced to...

Green Employees Earn a little Extra Green

Pajaro, CA—SunRidge Farms, maker of natural and organic dried fruit, nuts, seeds, candies, and trail and snack mixes, has a new green initiative. The...

Climate-Friendly Diet Healthier for People and the Planet

That's the conclusion of researchers at Tulane University and the University of Michigan, who announced the findings of their...

Prenatal Exposure to Coal Emissions from Across State Lines

A new study published in the Journal of Public Analysis and Management has found evidence that prenatal exposure to emissions from a Pennsylvania Power...

Decisive Talks for Climate Change Underway

 Durban, South Africa—The year in environmental news has involved numerous high-profile natural disasters, the politicization of climate change in the United States and a...

Teaching Green to Kids: A Plan for America’s Schools

If sustainability is ever going to take hold as an economic and social force, it may have to become a part of the educational...

Chill Out…and Go Green

The fridge your grocery store uses may actually be making things a little warmer. Leaking pollutants from traditional refrigeration systems are a common culprit...

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