What Are The Environmental Impacts of the Shutdown? Furloughs at EPA, Park Service Jeopardize Environmental Protections
EPA has curtailed hazardous waste clean-up work, air quality inspections, and reviews of toxic substances as a result of the shutdown.
The Heavy Carbon Burden of Virtual Currency Electricity Needed To Process Bitcoin Transactions Will Rival Transportation Sector Emissions
Who knew that the fast-growing cryptocurrency Bitcoin could be a major source of greenhouse gas emissions as it becomes more mainstream?
Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaners Use Liquid Silicone, Liquid CO2 But 80% of Industry Still Using Toxic "Perc" (Perchloroethylene)
Eco-friendly dry cleaners use liquid silicone or liquid CO2 instead of perc to get delicate fabrics clean without creating toxic pollution.
Is An Asteroid Strike Our Biggest Environmental Threat? Scientists can find them now but are years away from deflection capabilities
While astronomers can find and track most of the sizable space rocks in or near Earth’s orbit, preventing an asteroid strike on Earth is not yet possible…
If you’re dreaming of a green holiday season this year, you’ll have to take care to shop and decorate with the planet in mind.
Food-Borne Illness & Climate Change: What’s The Connection? Warming-Exaggerated Flooding, Drought Bad For Crops, Livestock
Warming-exaggerated flooding, drought and other weather extremes can lead to contamination of crops and livestock that in turn could make us sick.
Is skiing dead due to global warming? It depends on whether we can get our carbon emissions in check by the middle of this century….
Tube-Free Toilet Paper: Is It Really Greener? Environmentalists Consider Tubeless TP At Least A Step In The Right Direction
Does the Scott brand’s “tube-free” toilet paper really save much paper or is it just another form of corporate greenwashing?
Greening Your Coffee Habit Tropical Deforestation, Biodiversity Loss & Climate Change: All In Your Morning Joe
Our coffee habit takes a toll on the environment in terms of deforestation and biodiversity loss in the tropics as well as raising our carbon footprint.
Avoiding PFAS And Other Synthetic Chemicals In Our Food Keeping Yourself & Family Healthy By Eating Right
PFASs are synthetic chemicals of various formulations (PFCs, PFOA, PFOS and GenX, among others) that are used widely for moisture and stain resistance.