Science & Environment


Today in environmental history: Earth Day founded in 1970

Earth Day encourages all citizens to help protect our environment and contribute to a healthy, sustainable world.


Amidst drought, the grass is only greener for LA’s wealthy

"It's all well and good that the wealthy are having their lawns painted green, but that's not a solution."


Environment issues hurt poor people most, say speakers at LA forum

Grijalva, who chairs the congressional committee and is a member of the Progressive Caucus, said, "40 years of environmental policy issues are under attack."


Today in environmental history: Bill McKibben steps it up with

This is the science of climate change. It is no longer up for debate.


Today in environmental history: Mojave Desert spared a nuclear waste dump

Ward Valley, Calif., was decided upon in 1988 as the preferred location for a nuclear waste dump to be operated by U.S. Ecology.


New York City climate change activists strategize for future

Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.


Most Catholics worried about climate change

"We find that a solid majority of Catholics think global warming is happening (70 percent)."


Activists use impetus of Climate March to invoke justice

Labor, climate, and community activists met to turn the passion of the People's Climate March into a movement.


California poised to lead nation on climate policy

"The bottom line is: common-sense, sensible climate change policy is economic growth policy for the state of California."


Geneva: On the road to Paris

These negotiations take place against the backdrop of increasingly dire predictions about the results of climate change. 2014 was the hottest year on record.

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