Blister packs were a major innovation when they debuted, but it’s time to acknowledge that they’re hard for some people to open and that they create enormous amounts of waste. There has to be a better way.
Stemming the methane leaks from landfills, oil fields, natural gas pipelines and more is one of the most powerful levers we have to quickly slow global warming. New satellites are pinpointing emitters of this potent greenhouse gas from space.
Both Canada and the U.S. are taking action against the environmental injustice that has seen racialized and Indigenous peoples shoulder an unfair load of polluting industries and other environmental hazards.
Superfund sites are scattered across America: they're places like landfills and manufacturing plants so contaminated with hazardous waste that the federal government has designated them a national priority to clean up.