Agriculture is a major culprit, as is the energy industry.
Articles tagged "environment"
As some demonstrators were hauled away by uniformed and plainclothes police, some shouted, "Police officers are Kunming residents too! Police officers drink Kunming water too!"
It's frustrating when popular sentiment, as it always does, affects management decisions.
Scientists have finally found a better use for a bird's feather than sticking it in your cap.
If we're really to reduce emissions, we need to think about what could be, not just what is.
Bad news, America. The frankenfish is back.
Considering China's dominant role in HCFC production in the developing world, it's clearly an important step to an all out ban on all HCFCs.
Just breathing is killing you.
Our technique for mapping the ocean floor involves blasting super loud soundwaves that can deafen and even kill whales and other sea life.
Santa Monica's actions sit beside only a few trailblazing other efforts to make larger forms of environmental destruction a crime.
Unfortunately for C. speratus, curling into a ball isn't going to protect it from its most existential threat.
Plastic is forever, people. Let's use it wisely.
Cheers to Nepal's dedicated citizens who have given its rare species hope.
Do you ever walk around the produce section at Whole Foods and think, "My gosh this stuff looks fresh. Any fresher and they'd have to grow inside the store!"
This is such a radically different portraiture of Republicans than the one you get on the TeeVee.
Mexico City is the latest to show off a building that sucks up pollution.
Around two-third of all known shark species are being fished faster than they can recover.
Without innovative water infrastructure, Florida is swallowing itself.
America's Concern About the Environment Is at a Twenty-Year Low, Not that America's Concern Makes Much of a Difference
The crappy economy forced Americans to stop caring about the environment, but we have since done little about either.
It's a good thing robots are stealing our jobs, because in about thirty years, we're not going to do any of them anymore.
Japanese whaling isn't going to stop just yet, but it's losing its strength.
As the world's population grows, both the positive and the negative effects of poop on public health and the envrionment will only grow, so a burgeoning group of brave scientists are trying to figure out how to make the best of a crappy situation.
Climate change and its politics are full of apparent contradictions. The fight against Keystone XL helped clear the air.