The leak was halted on February 18, but not before ravaging the atmosphere with roughly 100,000 tons of methane, leaving a carbon footprint larger than the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
When it comes to how we treat children, UNICEF ranks the U.S. at 34 out of 35 industrialized countries; 22 percent of children in the U.S. live in poverty
Many are now calling for an ecological civilization as an alternative to more exploitation and extraction, another pathway for human civilization to take.
The study from Harvard and Syracuse University calculates the decline in heart attacks and lung disease when soot and smog are reduced.
The third National Climate Assessment report confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.
Since the 1979 accident, there has been an ongoing controversy over whether the radiation released at Three Mile Island led to an increase of cancer and infant mortality in the surrounding areas.