Empowered by new legislation and the White House, the United States is setting up a program to curb climate-warming refrigerants. A new undercover survey suggests that leaks of these refrigerants are more common than assumed.
The UK's largest supermarket removes more than 20m pieces of single-use plastic from its Christmas range this year – including crackers, lights, cards and the packaging for puddings – as part of a national drive to reduce plastic pollution.
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.