It is sobering to think that when we jump into the car to run to the market for a litre of milk, much of the carbon dioxide that comes out of the tail pipe will someday need to be removed from the atmosphere at the diligence and expense of future generations, so that they can have a liveable planet.
In his alter ego as Cyril the Sorcerer, C.J. May uses magic to teach kids about environmental issues such as climate change. For example, he performs a routine that helps children understand how various sources of energy affect the climate.
Nepali authorities have closed down all educational institutions due to rising air pollution, caused by hundreds of forest fires that have covered the country in a layer of smoke and led to cities like Kathmandu topping worldwide pollution charts.
Republicans are eager to decry a "Biden border crisis." But the current wave of migration at the southern border is the result of a humanitarian crisis in Central America that has been years in the making.
Public health experts have long pointed to the failure to ban asbestos as an indictment of U.S. chemicals policy, and advocates are hoping that President Biden will revisit major regulatory decisions made under the Trump administration.