To raise the region’s voice on sea-level rise, local governments must give business leaders the kind of detail they need to sway political leaders to pay attention and create a plan for what’s headed our way.
In addition to undermining the fight against climate change, the president's efforts to prop up the dirtiest of all fuels will also exact a significant toll on public health, on the hearts and lungs of ordinary Americans.
Pediatrician and founding director of Boston College's Global Public Health Initiative Philip Landrigan, MD helped put the EPA office of Children's Health together decades ago and he joins Host Steve Curwood to talk about what these decisions could mean for the health of children.
We are careening and gasping toward disaster, as the official U.S. policy is to leave a charred hellscape, crafted by an emperor without clothes who will jeopardize life itself for the political present. At least now he admits it.
The nation's attention has moved on from Hurricane Florence, but the storm has left a toxic legacy in the Carolinas, where lax environmental laws and a warming planet are proving to be a bad combination.