On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security pulled the plug on the temporary protected status it designated Haiti following the country’s 2010 earthquake. Per the announcement, the country has made “considerable progress” since the 2010 earthquake. The problem is, that’s bullshit.
Thanksgiving is almost here. You know what that means: Lots of turkey and lots of traffic. That’s especially true in Los Angeles, where this year, like most years, the holiday congestion is reminiscent of another thing Americans should probably associate with Thanksgiving—clogged arteries.
On Monday, the Keystone XL Pipeline took one big leap toward becoming a reality—less than a week after developer TransCanada discovered a massive leak in its nearby Keystone Pipeline, which spewed at least 210,000 gallons of crude oil onto South Dakota agricultural lands.
Elections have consequences, and Democrats won maaaajor this month. That’s good news for climate policy, especially as President Donald Trump and his climate-denying minions take strides to roll back environmental policies meant to not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions but also keep pollution at bay.
On Thursday morning, the Keystone Pipeline spilled about 5,000 barrels, or 210,000 gallons, of crude oil in Amherst, South Dakota. The pipeline has been shut down as operator TransCanada investigates the incident.
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch’s office has been slowly trickling out details on the future of the Bears Ears National Monument. Central and Eastern Utah Director Ron Dean, who works underneath Hatch, told a commission in a meeting Tuesday he expects the monument’s 1.35 million acres to shrink to 100,000 to 300,000 acres.
Hurricane Harvey appears to be just the beginning of what’s to come for Houston, and Texas as a whole. That’s according to a study published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
More than a million black people face an increased risk of cancer and asthma thanks to air pollution resulting from oil refineries or natural gas facilities in their backyards, a troubling new report has found.
There’s a new kid on the block or, well, Capitol Hill. The Senate confirmed William Wehrum to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation last week, on November 9. By most standards, this is the EPA’s second most important role. And, like the administrator role, it will be filled with…
The sun was still hiding Wednesday morning, November 8, when about 15 individuals woke up to leave Camp Makwa on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. The time was 3 a.m., and this time of year, temperatures can drop real low, like 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is planning to help Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico leave the island to stay in temporary housing in New York and Florida.
Northern India is dealing with some severe air pollution right now, and breathing the toxic air isn’t the only concern. Driving may be equally dangerous, as evidenced by a massive pileup on an expressway on Wednesday.
Residents across the country sometimes see Google Street Cars driving down their blocks. In California, these vehicles are gathering air quality data block by block, which could ultimately help shape local policy to benefit people’s health.
Imagine looking out your window and seeing nothing but gray—and not a cozy, foggy, rainy day kind of gray, but a thick, dirty, WTF kind of gray. Imagine fog so thick that your usually clear view of the India Gate is blurry, opaque, nonexistent.
World leaders have gathered in Bonn, Germany, to talk climate change at COP23, where they will spend two long weeks hashing out details regarding the Paris Agreement.
A new body of research is taking a closer look at how breathing dirty air can potentially impact mental health, with preliminary findings linking elevated air pollution with higher psychological distress.
The Bears Ears National Monument tracks 1.35 million acres across Utah’s vast and rocky landscape. It’s a sacred place for nearby tribal communities like the Navajo Nation or Hopi Tribe. Many originated on this land.