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- 12/09/16--07:20: Cities Divided Over Fossil Fuel Investments
- 01/01/17--09:22: Cities Hold Solutions To Climate Change
- 01/06/17--11:03: Wastewater Reclamation Recycling Brain Diseases
- 03/03/17--16:59: Cities Spreading Alzheimer’s Disease, Autism With Sewage Sludge
- 04/06/17--13:09: Bloomberg Urges Leaders To Ignore Trump’s Climate Commentary
- 05/05/17--09:33: California A Global Leader On Climate Change
- 06/07/17--12:27: Trump Sparks More Support For Climate Change Policies
- 07/17/17--13:07: Climate Change The Top Threat In Chile
- 08/02/17--21:27: California Communities File Suits Over Climate Change
- 09/29/17--09:55: Hurricanes Add Momentum To Climate Conversation
- 10/19/17--08:52: EPA Staffing Up With Industry Insiders
- 11/04/17--12:59: White House Approves Report On Climate Change
- 12/20/17--14:20: Jakarta Sinking Below Sea Level
- 02/06/18--07:47: Recycling Humans Via Sewage, Biosolids
- 03/21/18--11:35: Shell Offers Proposal To Tackle Climate Change
- 04/22/18--10:29: Cities Celebrate Earth Day
- 05/19/18--09:33: Insurance Companies Not Ignoring Climate Change
- 06/01/18--09:28: States Leading America Through Climate Change
- 07/11/18--11:07: Teens Discuss Climate Change
- 08/18/18--13:27: Florida’s Red Tide Fueled By Wastewater Treatment Plants
Divesting From Fossil Fuels, Investing In The Future By James B. Stewart, New York Times The trustees of Cooperstown, N.Y., hardly expected their village (population 1,834) to emerge as a flash point in a national debate over climate change and … Continue reading
Cities, Citizens Tackling Issues and Opportunities Cities around the world have multiplied their efforts to emit fewer greenhouse gases and brace for climate-change-driven natural disasters, scientists and environmentalists say. Amid uncertainty over whether Washington will withdraw from a global accord … Continue reading
Neurodegenerative Disease Recycled Through Sewage Treatment Plants, Discharges Neurodegenerative diseases are the fastest-growing causes of death around the world. The mismanagement of infectious waste is contributing to the prion disease epidemic in mammals, including humans. Dr. Stanley Prusiner earned a … Continue reading
Risk Assessments On Sewage Sludge Flawed Thanks to flawed risk assessments, cities are spreading an unstoppable pathogen when they spread sewage sludge on land. It’s time to reclassify sewage sludge and biosolids as infectious waste and put it in landfills, … Continue reading
Climate Solutions Found Outside Of Washington, DC Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing foreign leaders not to follow President Trump’s lead on climate change. In an interview with the Associated Press, Bloomberg said other countries should continue pursuing … Continue reading
White House Agenda Not Slowing Action In Golden State By Coral Davenport and Adam Nagourney, New York Times The environmental ministers of Canada and Mexico went to San Francisco last month to sign a global pact — drafted largely by … Continue reading
U.S. President Trumped By Public Opinion, Political Support As U.S. President Trump breaks the U.S. commitment to the Paris Agreement On Climate Change, grassroots support is rising up. Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of people in all … Continue reading
Climate Change Now Taught In Public Schools Fernando Rojas is holding up a photograph of a pocket of countryside, between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, that has been his home, his livelihood, and his passion for all of … Continue reading
Coastal Communities Suing Fossil Fuel Companies Three California communities are suing 37 of the world’s largest oil, gas and coal companies for knowingly contributing to climate change. San Mateo and Marin counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, … Continue reading
Tensions Rising With Tides and Temperatures Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have poured new fuel on the debate over man-made climate change. It’s unfortunate that there is even a debate at all. We are wasting critical time and resources as … Continue reading
EPA Blowing More Smoke On Critical Issues By Liza Gross, Lindsey Konkel and Elizabeth Grossman, Reveal Eleven new members of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution … Continue reading
Human Activities Causing Global Warming The climate of the United States is strongly connected to the changing global climate. The statements below highlight past, current, and projected climate changes for the United States and the globe. Global annually averaged surface … Continue reading
Threats Rising Due To Climate Change, Development By Michael Kimmelman, New York Times With climate change, the Java Sea is rising and weather here is becoming more extreme. Earlier this month another freakish storm briefly turned Jakarta’s streets into rivers … Continue reading
Bodies Liquified, Dumped In City Sewers, Dumped On Food Crops By Natural News A new recycling technology has added new meaning to the phrase “you are what you eat.” Bio-cremation liquefies the dead, then dumps their liquid remains into city … Continue reading
Company Supports Paris Climate Agreement By Christopher Mooney and Steven Mufson, Washington Post Royal Dutch Shell just outlined a scenario in which, by 2070, we would be using far less of the company’s own product — oil — as cars become electric, a massive carbon storage industry develops, and transportation begins a shift toward a …
Cities Part Of Environmental Problems, Solutions When Earth Day began in 1970, the dire state of cities had a lot to do with it. Urban industrialism had literally become lethal: During a particularly warm Thanksgiving weekend in 1966, the smog in New York City killed nearly 200 people. A lot has changed in the intervening …
Climate Change Risks Spark New Types Of Insurance Policies Coral reefs, mangroves and even some fish could soon have their own insurance policies as the industry seeks new ways to boost protection for those affected by the ocean changes wrought by climate change. Warmer sea temperatures have led to more intense storms in the Atlantic …
Time For U.S. Government To Back Paris Agreement By Governors Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change was a landmark moment in human history. It crystallized decades of negotiations into a framework embraced by every country in the world to confront the existential threat of climate change and work together to solve the …
Students Produce Films About Global Warming At the end of June, 15 middle and high school students from across southern Colorado and New Mexico journeyed to the University of Colorado Boulder to explore—in film—the effects of environmental change on their lives and in their communities. Through an immersive, CIRES-hosted science-education experience, these Upward Bound Math … Continue reading Teens Discuss Climate Change
Wastewater Treatment Plants Dumping Sewage On Farms, Open Space Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven counties in Southwest Florida over an unusually severe red tide outbreak. Unfortunately, red tide is now another symptom of sewage mismanagement on land. Florida, like most states, now thinks of sewage as fertilizer. Red tide, which scientists … Continue reading Florida’s Red Tide Fueled By Wastewater Treatment Plants