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Justice

Women are more at risk due to the pandemic and climate crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis are two of the world's most urgent issues but while they affect everyone, they also disproportionately impact women and those living in poverty.

Justice

Canada is falling behind on confronting environmental racism

Many First Nations and non-white communities have been the dumping sites for industry. But environmental advocates say Canadians are struggling to empathize.
Justice

‘Double challenge mode’ in Flint, where virus follows water crisis

Residents of Flint, Mich., still reeling after the city’s tainted-water crisis, are now tackling coronavirus worries. Some are still drinking bottled water.
www.eenews.net
Climate

How utilities use secret campaigns against climate action

Federal investigators have accused Ohio's recently deposed House speaker of running a racketeering ring. The question now is whether they will charge the utility that financed it.

www.motherjones.com
Justice

How did a lawyer who took on Big Oil and won end up under house arrest?

Steven Donziger was celebrated by Nobel laureates and international lawyers. Is he a fraud artist?
ensia.com
Justice

Sandeep Pai: Governments must support a just transition for oil workers

As demand for fossil fuel plummets, education, job creation and other support is critical to save millions of oil industry employees and their communities from collapse.

www.independent.co.uk
Justice

Killed for defending the planet: Murder of environmental activists reaches record high

Around the world, people are being threatened, detained and murdered for trying to protect their land.

www.washingtonpost.com
Biodiversity

To save the hemlock, scientists turn to genetics, natural predators

A tiny aphid-like insect known as hemlock woolly adelgid has been devastating the trees since the 1970s.
www.washingtonpost.com
Climate

Marine heat wave along East Coast may intensify Hurricane Isaias

Warm waters from a marine heat wave are a major concern with Hurricane Isaias forecast to ride up the eastern seaboard.
Justice

Where will everyone go?

ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine, with support from the Pulitzer Center, have for the first time modeled how climate refugees might move across international borders. This is what we found.
www.reuters.com
Climate

German prosecutors search offices in Fiat, Iveco emissions probe

Fiat Chrysler and CNH Industrial offices were searched in Germany, Italy and Switzerland as part of a probe initiated by German prosecutors investigating emissions fraud.

Climate

Siberia’s heat wave triggered an Arctic sea ice melt

An alarming situation is unfolding just north of Siberia's shores: sea ice is crashing in a region that scientists consider to be the ice factory of the Arctic.

www.propublica.org
Justice

How a PG&E contractor with a sketchy past made millions after California’s deadliest fire

PG&E overlooked a contractor’s involvement in illicit dumping before hiring it to clean up after the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California history. PG&E later accused the vendor of fraud for bribing employees and overcharging for services.
www.washingtonpost.com
Climate

Indigenous people face a tragedy in the Amazon during the COVID-19 pandemic

It is time for the international community to center the health and well-being of indigenous people.
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Our plastic planet

While climate change remains environmental issue #1, the worries over plastic in our water, soil, food, and bodies continue to grow.

Disinfection dangers: How to avoid viruses without exposing yourself to toxics

COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.

Building a library of American environmental classics (Part Two)

More recommendations for your home eco-library.

Microplastics in farm soils: A growing concern

Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.

Cutting edge of science

An exclusive look at important research just over the horizon that promises to impact our health and the environment

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