What if USPS delivered local produce in the mail?

Farmers Post would let people sign up for cheap boxes of fresh produce from their local farms and get them delivered to their door.
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Climate

The surprising source of greenhouse gas emissions

Changing the way emissions are tallied may help litigators focus on the worst climate offenders and shape mitigation.
www.politico.com
Justice

Biden hikes cost of carbon, easing path for new climate rules

The social cost of carbon could have ripple effects throughout industry.
newrepublic.com
Justice

Kate Aronoff: The Paris Agreement is already outdated

Countries’ pledges to meet climate goals are nowhere near what they need to be.
theconversation.com
Toxics

Xia Zhu: Plastic is part of the carbon cycle and needs to be included in climate calculations

Plastic has become a major part of the carbon cycle, a discovery that has implications for how we tackle climate change.
Photo by uve sanchez on Unsplash
Toxics

Bendable concrete, other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

One of the big contributors to climate change is right beneath your feet, and transforming it could be a powerful solution for keeping greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere.

www.inquirer.com
Toxics

Amid lawsuits, Delaware River Basin Commission makes fracking ban permanent

The formal ban came a month after a federal judge set an October trial date to hear a challenge to the drilling moratorium.
Climate

How Sweetgreen plans to cut its carbon footprint in half in the next 6 years

To get its emissions down, the salad chain had to do exhausting research on every supplier—and create new salads with ingredients that sequester more carbon.
Food

Food waste creates more greenhouse gases than the airline industry

Food waste creates more greenhouse gases than the airline industry. But there are several ways to fix that, starting with your shopping habits.
www.axios.com
Climate

Natural gas exporters race to have the least polluting fossil fuels

A big U.S. liquefied natural gas exporter will start giving customers detailed info about the greenhouse gas footprint of its cargoes - a move that provides a glimpse into fossil fuel producers' strategies for competing in a climate-constrained world.

Climate

Food waste creates more greenhouse gases than the airline industry

Food waste creates more greenhouse gases than the airline industry. But there are several ways to fix that, starting with your shopping habits.
www.northcarolinahealthnews.org
Toxics

NC groups want state to join climate change fight

If the petition is approved by the Environmental Management Commission, it would force Duke Energy to cap the amount of greenhouse gases it releases.
www.nytimes.com
Toxics

Chris Miller: Will anything stop Putin's pet project?

Nord Stream 2, a direct pipeline from Russia to Germany, isn’t going away. Neither is the clamor to cancel it.
india.mongabay.com
Justice

Will a smog tower help tackle air pollution in one of the world's most polluted cities?

Bihar government is considering introducing a smog tower in Patna to tackle air pollution. Patna is one of the most polluted cities globally.
Justice

When the grid went dark, Texans faced 3.5M pounds of excess air pollution

Why pollution spiked in frontline communities during the winter storm.
From our Newsroom

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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