A Changing Regulatory Landscape Hurts the Environment
by Dale Willman on Oct 30, 2020 at 9:16 pm
It’s important to follow what politicians do, not what they say, especially when it comes to environmental protections.
EWG News Roundup (10/30): EPA Extends the Use of Harmful Pesticide, DuPont Still Discharges PFOA and More
by rcoleman on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:53 pm
Voter suppression is a climate justice issue — and 2020 is the tipping point
by Tamara Toles O’Laughlin on Oct 30, 2020 at 5:42 pm
It’s going to take everyone to address the systemic racism that enables voter suppression tactics.
Listen: What Wakanda can teach us about climate change
by Grist staff on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:50 pm
Find out what Wakanda has to do with climate change in the first episode of Temperature Check, Grist’s new podcast on climate, race, and culture.
Nick Frearson Designs Devices for Earth’s Most Extreme Environments
by Sarah Fecht on Oct 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm
An engineer at Lamont-Doherty, Frearson builds instruments that help scientists collect vital data in Antarctica, the deep sea, and at the top of volcanoes.
How the Sustainability Management Program Has Evolved During Its First 10 Years
by Samantha Ostrowski on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm
A look at how the program’s coursework has expanded over time to cover the depth and breadth of its students’ interest.
Can you pass climate legislation in post-election America?
by Nathanael Johnson on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:59 am
Find the path to crafting a climate policy — no matter who wins the election
Could this ‘army of environmental super voters’ sway swing states?
by Shannon Osaka on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:57 am
Exclusive data shows a surge of climate-conscious voters turning out in Arizona, Florida, and other key states.
In a boon for the climate, philanthropists are making it rain for cleantech innovators
by Adrienne Day on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:56 am
Securing funding for market-based climate solutions used to be a tough sell. Then Sarah Kearney stepped in.
Can climate change win Florida Latinos for Biden?
by Angely Mercado on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:55 am
A fusion of bread-and-butter issues with environmental messaging could sway enough Latinos to secure a Biden victory.
Her podcast urges Native Americans to vote for a liveable future
by Claire Elise Thompson on Oct 30, 2020 at 7:55 am
Jade Begay, host of the Sko Vote Den podcast, discusses the importance and the complex realities of voting in Indian Country.
Photos: Hurricane Zeta slams a beleaguered Gulf Coast
by Zoya Teirstein on Oct 29, 2020 at 7:53 pm
It’s the 11th named storm to hit the continental U.S. this year, a record.
2020 Election Will Be Crucial in Determining Whether We Avoid a Climate Catastrophe
by Renee Cho on Oct 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Here’s a look at how the U.S.’s future climate regulation will look under Biden versus another four years of Trump.
U.S. Fails to Protect Wolverines, Again
by Abby Meola on Oct 29, 2020 at 12:34 pm
Another proposal to list wolverines as an endangered species was rejected, amid emerging research about the urgency to protect them.
Next week, the US leaves the Paris Agreement. How do we get back in?
by Shannon Osaka on Oct 29, 2020 at 7:58 am
Even if Biden wins, rejoining Paris won’t be easy.
I am having trouble thinking about next week and not losing my mind
by Eve Andrews on Oct 29, 2020 at 7:58 am
Everyone is in a frenzy, and here’s our best advice of how to deal with it as best you can.
Biden’s oil comments at the final debate didn’t tank his favorability
by Zoya Teirstein on Oct 29, 2020 at 7:55 am
At least, not according to these polls.
Defying a Federal Court Order, Trump’s EPA Approves Continued Use of Toxic Weedkiller Dicamba
by rcoleman on Oct 28, 2020 at 5:07 pm
How COVID is paving the way for participatory transit planning
by Amanda Eaken on Oct 28, 2020 at 4:39 pm
This year is proving to be a transformative one for public transportation, despite more Americans staying at home.
Why is Michael Bloomberg giving $2.6 million to elect a railroad commissioner in Texas?
by Naveena Sadasivam on Oct 28, 2020 at 7:55 am
Hint: It’s not about trains. “The most important climate election in the nation” may be at stake.