King tides to hit Oregon coast this weekend

The Oregon coast is set to see king tides this weekend and the big waves will offer people a glimpse of what the future might look like, as the climate changes, glaciers melt and sea levels rise.
How to Prepare for a Hurricane

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

How to Prepare for a Hurricane This article will provide some tips on how to prepare for a hurricane, as well as what to do during and after the storm. Please heed all warnings from local officials, as they are your best source of information during a hurricane. Stay...

Missing from Biden EV plan: State support for charging

If state regulators approve, 5,100 households in Kansas and Missouri will get one-time rebates of up to $500 over the next five years to help wire their homes for electric vehicle chargers — a missing piece in the Biden administration’s drive for EV dominance by the...

Webinar: Forensic Techniques for Differentiating PFAS Sources

Dec 9, 2021, 11 am CSTRegister here. Join SERDP and ESTCP for a webinar featuring DoD-funded research efforts to develop methods for differentiating between the sources of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) detected in impacted water. Specifically,...

Webinar: Safer Cleaners & Degreasers for Electronics

Dec 15, 2021, 10 am CSTRegister here. Join Clean Production Action, Apple, Clean Electronics Production Network, and TCO Development to learn about safer cleaners and degreasers in the electronics sector. Learn the details of GreenScreen Certified for Cleaners &...

Fighting Misinformation Online Summit 2021

Welcome to Fighting Misinformation Online, a new European Summit for those working to tackle mis and dis-information, and a forum to discuss media literacy and fact-checking. Elevating authoritative information and tackling all forms of misinformation is a critical...

Climate Change Disinformation and How to Combat It

Lewandowsky, S. (2021). “Climate Change Disinformation and How to Combat It.” Annual Review of Public Health 42(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-090419-102409 Abstract: Climate change presents a challenge at multiple levels: It challenges our...

Mental health and sustainable healthcare

Mental health has been on my mind lately, largely because EHN.org and The Allegheny Front just published a large series looking at the impacts of air, water and climate pollution on our mental health.Turns out it’s a vastly under-researched and under-reported...

Nomads of the North

A writer and photographer shares an intimate portrait of the annual migration and uncertain future of the Western Arctic Caribou Herd.

Climate bill rekindles debate over biodiesel tax breaks

Thirteen years ago, Congress decided a tax credit for companies that blend biodiesel shouldn’t go to refineries that put just a drop of the alternative fuel’s main ingredient — crops, animal fat and other organic material — into petroleum.

El Salvador: Fighting climate change in everyday life

Poverty and climate change weigh heavily on the lives of many people in El Salvador. Droughts, floods and storms frequently destroy livelihoods. The organization CESTA works to ensure a more sustainable future.

Delhi’s November air pollution the worst since records began

India’s national capital Delhi witnessed its worst ever air quality in the month November this year after recording 11 days of “severe” pollution — ranked as hazardous for breathing — and not one day of “good” air quality, data showed.

Rising costs may erase years of renewables’ progress

The global rise in commodity prices is chipping away at the confidence of clean energy analysts, who say they are increasingly uncertain that renewables and batteries can sustain their long-running price declines.

Why the luster on once-vaunted ‘smart cities’ is fading

“Smart cities” built from scratch have so far failed to live up to their much-hyped promise. Some critics argue that rather than grafting a new city onto the landscape, it is better to integrate high-tech for clean, efficient energy and transportation into existing...

The West is suffering climate hell. But there’s still hope

To visualize the hellishness of the climate crisis in 2021, look no further than General Sherman, the world’s largest tree, wrapped in fire-resistant foil to protect the legendary giant sequoia from flames burning a path of destruction through the Sierra...
C&EN’s 2021 10 Start-Ups to Watch

C&EN’s 2021 10 Start-Ups to Watch

what if technologies that are good for the planet, and its citizens, can also bring economic growth? Chemistry & Engineering News profiles 10 startups who see a path to both profits and a better planet.

Where was the warning?

The forecasts were dire. An alert system existed. But action came so ‘very, very late’ that a former provincial flood official says there needs to be an independent investigation.
Best Dual Fuel Generator

Best Dual Fuel Generator

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PFAS ban for food packaging proposed

Read the full story at the National Law Review. On November 18, 2021, the Keep Food Containers Safe from PFAS Act (“Act”) was introduced in the Senate and House, which proposes a PFAS ban for food packaging in the United States. The bill, while incredibly brief, would...

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