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Rainfall, storms, grasshoppers, wildfires, drought. We've got 'em all right now, folks, in biblical proportions. And yet climate change is still stuck back in the action queue.

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German chemical company Bayer A.G. announced Thursday that it would replace the herbicide glyphosate from all lawn and garden products sold in the United States by 2023.

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A record-setting fish was pulled from Hamilton Harbor at the western tip of Lake Ontario in 2015 and the world is learning about it just now.

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The microphone is turned today as host Brian Bienkowski joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss environmental justice reporting, how this podcast came together, and plans to grow the program.

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It's been 12 years since fracking reshaped the American energy landscape and much of the Pennsylvania countryside.

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Researchers have identified almost 300 chemicals in everything from hair dye to pesticides that can increase levels of breast cancer-contributing hormones.

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Tis' the season for summer travel — let's take a look at four U.S. stops steeped in history and lingering pollution.

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I come from an island that basks under the watch of a life-giving sun. Her Sunday mornings shake in the wake of a boisterous chinchorreo, or quiver to the rhythmic chants of worship and prayer.

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Juan Flores is a lifelong resident of Galena Park, an east Houston suburb, who has "smelled all kinds of chemicals" in the air from nearby industrial facilities.

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When the U.S. House of Representatives takes up the bipartisan PFAS Action Act this week, some members of Congress may contend that the bill would ban some uses of PFAS.

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More than 500 environmental and community groups – from the Nassau Hiking & Outdoor Club to Greenpeace USA – have called on United States and Canadian leaders to abandon efforts to capture carbon emissions from fossil fuels and work harder to curb fossil fuel use in the first place.

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We've long known that aspects of modern life — eating sugary foods or sitting for long stretches in front of the tv or steering wheel, for example — contribute to diabetes.

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Last year, I wrote about some of the worst efforts to incorporate environmental themes into cinema.

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Editor's note: This is an edited excerpt from the foreword to the new book Herbicides: Chemistry, Efficacy, Toxicology and Environmental Impacts.

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PITTSBURGH—A group of local physicians, researchers, community advocates, and elected officials released a declaration today calling for action on cancer-causing pollutants in southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Kartik Amarnath joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss his work and advocacy in community self-determination and empowerment, and energy justice.

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Some communities live and die with a single industry.

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Today's emerging environmental journalists have one benefit their oldest predecessors didn't have: predecessors.

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The urgency to fix U.S. infrastructure is head-spinning.

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Years ago when my grandmother was hit by a car near her apartment in East Harlem -- and later run over by a taxi – she became part of the stupefying toll of Americans killed by motor vehicles.

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The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice program is excited to announce our third group of fellows.

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In Sept. 2020, a 7-year-old female mountain lion was dehydrated and burnt on the bottom of her paw pads.The pain made it unbearable to walk.

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We are proud to present EHN's 2021 summer reading list.

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Before you head out to see your local fireworks display this 4th of July, you might want to consider closing your windows, replacing your HVAC filter, and running your air purifier on full blast.

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The clouds of vapor in Katrina Randolph's salon that lingered after she and her stylists worked on customers' hair in tight quarters all day made her uneasy.

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Misbath Daouda joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the importance of incorporating community input, knowledge, and advocacy at every step of clean energy research.

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When people learn they are exposed to toxic chemicals, they wonder what it means for their health and often want to take protective action.

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Kystal Vasquez, a Ph.D. candidate at CalTech studying atmospheric chemistry, is EHN's first Health and Justice fellow, a position designed to operate at the intersection of science, justice, and journalism.

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Every summer my dad got a week or two off from work and we'd head off to Paradise. That's what a cabin on a small Cape Cod pond seemed like after another year in New Jersey.

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Earlier this week the Senate failed to pass the "For the People Act" – a bill designed to protect voting rights and preserve our democracy.

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"Learn from the past, prepare in the present, to defend the future." – Indigenous artist, Gord Hill (Kwakwaka'wakw)

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Editor's note: This letter to the editor is in response to EHN's June 10 story Solar geoengineering: Scientists decry a 'foolish' idea.

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Dr. Regan Patterson joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss her research and advocacy for transportation reparations and justice.

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What we do at EHN and The Daily Climate is write and aggregate on issues that are generally pretty depressing.

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PITTSBURGH—It's been three months since EHN published Fractured, a groundbreaking investigation into the personal costs of fracking for western Pennsylvania families.

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