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Gina McCarthy climate change

Op-ed: Gina McCarthy takes the reins on national climate action

Gina McCarthy, President Biden's Director of the Office of Domestic Climate Policy, has her work cut out for her.

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environmental injustice

Centering biodiversity and social justice in overhauling the global food system

“The food system is the single largest economic sector causing the transgressing of planetary boundaries.”

environmental justice

LISTEN: Jennifer Roberts on nature as medicine

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PFAS in food

IN-DEPTH: What we know about PFAS in our food

Amid inadequate testing and a lack of regulation, we’re all eating “forever chemicals.”

invasive species

Peter Dykstra: American Invasive Species Hall of Fame, part 1

Flora and fauna that have left their mark.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change.