pollution

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims that Yield Few Results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Let’s Take Climate As Seriously as the Pandemic

The image of a cleaner planet we experienced during the early pandemic was not a mirage. While we can’t live in lockdown, we can learn its lessons.

‘Reimagine Security’, Experts Urge, As Military Emissions and Budgets Grow in Tandem

“If we were further down the path to decarbonization, this war would never have happened,” says a top U.S. military expert.

The Climate Victories of 2021 That Put Fossil Fuels In Check

From local activism to shareholder rebellions, here’s what climate advocates accomplished over the past year.

Tech and Innovation Offer Promise for the World’s Most Water-Challenged Regions

Many water sources are drying up, becoming more polluted, or both. Water-intensive industry, agriculture, and energy generation are growing to meet the needs of an ever-expanding population, resulting in further water scarcity and stress. What...

Nature + Tech = Sustainable Fashion

In the future textile manufacturing will be part farm, part chemistry lab, and part factory. Nature and high tech don't have to be at odds.

Google Teams Up with Environmental Scientists to Map Gas Leaks

Google Maps Street View lets people discover any place in the world and explore it via the Web as if they were actually there. Now, the cars that take photos for Street View are using...

Snacking on Smog: A Building That Eats Our Pollution

The latest foray into air-purifying architecture is a 9,000-square meter "urban forest" in Milan, set to be unveiled at the city's Expo Milano 2015. The massive smog-eating building, called the Palazzo Italia, will mimic the...

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