A toxic travelogue

The first four stops on a tour tracing American history through its pollution.

Tis' the season for summer travel — let's take a look at four U.S. stops steeped in history and lingering pollution.

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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Maine becomes the first U.S. state to pass a law requiring manufacturers rather than taxpayers to cover the costs of recycling. And for the history segment, hosts go back to 1931.

The insect apocalypse: ‘Our world will grind to a halt without them’

Insects have declined by 75% in the past 50 years – and the consequences may soon be catastrophic. Biologist Dave Goulson reveals the vital services they perform
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C.D.C. warns of superbug fungus outbreaks in 2 cities

For the first time, the C.D.C. identified several cases of Candida auris that were resistant to all drugs, in two health facilities in Texas and a long-term care center in Washington, D.C.
www.nytimes.com

In Charleston, S.C., saving historic homes means hoisting them in the air

A city known for extraordinary architecture is coming to terms with intensifying storms, a rising sea and streets that flood with distressing regularity.

‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report

Support for coal, oil and gas remains high despite pledges to tackle climate crisis
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An EV has a smaller footprint than a gas-powered car

Even if you include the emissions from the battery and charging it with dirty energy, an EV has a smaller footprint than a gas-powered car
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Breast cancer: Hundreds of chemicals identified as potential risk factors

Researchers find nearly 300 chemicals linked to breast cancer-contributing hormones in everyday products, and call for a renewed focus on women's exposure risks.

My island does not want to be resilient. We want a reclamation.

Unlearning academic jargon to understand and amplify beauty and power in Puerto Rico.

Measuring Houston’s environmental injustice from space

Satellites show communities of color are far more exposed to pollution in Houston, offering a potential new way to close data gaps and tackle disparities.

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.

The real story behind PFAS and Congress’ effort to clean up contamination: Op-ed

Former EPA official Jim Jones sets the record straight on 'the forever chemical' as lawmakers take up the PFAS Action Act

Climate activists pan carbon capture plans

'There are still no projects operating anywhere in the world that have delivered on time, on budget, or in the quantities promised.'

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