NYC Will Spend $100 Million On Green Rooftops & Tree Planting To Help Beat Extreme Heat
The $106 million "Cool Neighborhoods" initiative aims to "mitigate the threat to public health from the urban heat island effect exacerbated during summer months."
How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
What To Do If You Find A Baby Bird — Audubon Society of Portland
A quick guide to help you make the right decision when a baby bird is found.
Hurricane Florence plus man-made policies leave a toxic legacy
When flooded coal-ash dumps and pig-waste cesspools poison drinking water and the Trump administration shrugs, that's hog wash: Our view
EPI-Center Alert September 1, 2017
(2017, Russia) A welder is in the evolutionary spotlight today. Vargas (pseudonym) worked for The Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways in Tselinnoe when he noticed how well a fire extinguisher fits into a decommissioned artillery howitzer. Inspired, he stuffed the fire extingusher down the barrel Trained to use the elemental powers of hot plasma, welders are normally not daredevils but Vargus was determined to prove the old adage, 'There are old welders and bold welders but there are no old, bold welders.' He charged the cannon with calcium carbide and water, a reactive combination that produces acetylene welding gas The abused fire extinguisher exploded from the howitzer cannon, and pieces of the…
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
Hartford Landfill: Transformed From Trashmore To A Haven For Wildlife
The Hartford landfill, once dubbed Mount Trashmore, has been transformed and is now a haven for birds.
What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
Environmental, Conservation, and Community Groups
Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…