Plastisphere Podcast: Chatting about individual impact in The Plastisphere

When it comes to solving the issue of plastic pollution, who would you say is responsible? Is it individuals like you and me, is it the corporations that produce plastics or products made from it, or is it the government with its rules and regulations?

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Understanding the pain fueling nationwide demonstrations

While George Floyd’s killing galvanized many of this weekend's protests, his death was the latest in a series of events that make this such a painful moment for black Americans.

The climate ‘hot 10 songs’

A keen ear could hear the theme of global warming starting to swell in popular music all across the dial in the last two decades as global temperatures started to rise.

Greta Thunberg brings climate change activism to new Pearl Jam video

The 'Retrograde' video, featuring Greta Thunberg, paints a grim picture of what's ahead for the environment if drastic changes aren't made.

The 1975’s frontman says Greta Thunberg rejected by bigger artists who want to be ‘progressive but safe’

A spoken-word recording of the climate activist is the opening track on the band's fourth album, Notes on a Conditional Form, due to be released later this month.

Climate change finds its way onto the debate stage in Nevada

Up until now, climate change hasn't gotten as much airtime as issues like health care or the economy. But thanks to Telemundo's Vanessa Hauc, the candidates were pressed on everything from fracking to holding oil and gas executives accountable for their role in harming our planet.


ISGP's "The Forum" Podcast: Sugar, we're goin' down

Sugar substitutes are popular for many reasons, but rumors about their impacts on health are rampant.

Nightmares on wax: the environmental impact of the vinyl revival

From toxic wastewater to greenhouse gas emissions, the boom in vinyl has dangerous effects – but streaming isn't as clean an alternative as it looks.


Greta Thunberg responds to Meat Loaf's 'brainwashed' comments on climate change

Meat Loaf received a lot of attention recently for comments on climate change and Greta Thunberg, and the climate change activist has responded.

ISGP's "The Forum" Podcast: If at first you don't succeed

The Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, are a set of targets for the world to meet by the year 2030. Learn how science and technology can help us accomplish them.


ISGP's "The Forum" Podcast: Meet the Plastics

Plastic pollution in waterways harms marine life and could even affect human health. Learn how a combination of individual and collective actions can help make a dent in this growing global challenge. Featuring: Kera Abraham Panni, Monterey Bay Aquarium

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.

This is what climate change sounds like

Scientists and artists hope the emotional power of music will help move people to act on the climate crisis.

ISGP's "The Forum" Podcast: The keto my heart

Diets like keto, paleo, alkaline, intermittent fasting, and carb cycling are all the rage, but how much do you know about the effects they have on human and environmental health.

From our Newsroom

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.

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.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

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