UN chief: Don't 'throw away' stimulus money on fossil fuels

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday on governments not to "throw away" economic stimulus funds by supporting fossil fuel industries that contribute to global warming.

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Sir David Attenborough explores extinction in new BBC documentary

Sir David Attenborough will be exploring extinction in a brand new documentary coming to the BBC later this month.

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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.


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.

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.


Coronavirus: Sir David Attenborough reminds us about climate change

Sir David Attenborough has shared his fear climate change has been 'swept' off the front pages by the coronavirus pandemic, as he called for a renewed focus on environmental issues.


David Attenborough warns world leaders it's last chance to save Earth

David called climate change 'the biggest problem humanity has faced ever'.

RuPaul criticized for alleged fracking on his Wyoming ranch

On a recent episode of NPR’s ‘Fresh Air,’ RuPaul casually mentioned leasing mineral rights to oil companies on his 60,000-acre Wyoming ranch. Is he fracking?

EPA letter criticizes Maryland over Chesapeake lawsuit threat

In a letter to members of Congress, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday maintained its support for Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts while criticizing Maryland, which has threatened to take the agency to court.


Yael Stone gives up green card to fight climate change

Australian actress Yael Stone announced that she plans to give up her United States green card to reduce the environmental impact of living in two countries simultaneously.


SNL’s Greta Thunberg Goes After Trump: Don’t ‘Step to Me’ or Else

Kate McKinnon debuted her hilarious Greta Thunberg character tonight to mock Trump after the real-life president cyberbullied the teen online this week. (Greta is the last minute of this six-minute show open.)


David Suzuki: Holding a mirror to the real overabundant species

When nature is out of whack, it is most often because of the actions of our own very abundant species.


Matt Smith is worried about climate change but won't stop flying

Matt Smith has shared how he's worried about climate change and feels like he should be doing more to help, but won't be giving up flying anytime soon.


Prince Harry criticises climate change deniers during visit to Botswana

The Duke of Sussex can't understand how anyone, from children to world leaders, can deny the 'undeniable science and facts'.

Why is Hollywood so scared of climate change?

Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways.
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The dangerous fringe theory behind the push toward herd immunity: Derrick Z. Jackson

Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.

My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

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