#Pollution

  • Article: 5 Obscure Pollutants That Are Ruining the Planet
    Environment

    5 Obscure Pollutants That Are Ruining the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 23, 2018

    You’ve probably encountered them all. Read more

  • Article: Taiwan Announces Ban on All Plastic Bags, Straws, and Utensils
    Environment

    Taiwan Announces Ban on All Plastic Bags, Straws, and Utensils

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2018

    All single-use plastic must be phased out by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Watch Ocean Plastic Hotspots Form in Real Time
    Environment

    Scientists Watch Ocean Plastic Hotspots Form in Real Time

    Feb. 13, 2018|News Deeply

    Researchers tracked hundreds of buoys deployed in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more

  • Article: The SpaceX Launch Was Actually Really Bad for the Environment
    Environment

    The SpaceX Launch Was Actually Really Bad for the Environment

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 8, 2018

    Is outer space destined for inequality? Read more

  • Article: Dunkin Donuts Is Getting Rid of Styrofoam Cups by 2020
    Environment

    Dunkin Donuts Is Getting Rid of Styrofoam Cups by 2020

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 8, 2018

    Some customers are upset. Read more

  • Article: Tens of Thousands of US Schools Face Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution
    Education

    Tens of Thousands of US Schools Face Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 7, 2018

    “This could well be impacting an entire generation of our society.” Read more

  • Article: ‘Tornado of Plastic’ Envelops Photographer in Indonesia
    Environment

    ‘Tornado of Plastic’ Envelops Photographer in Indonesia

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 6, 2018

    Another day, another shocking example of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of US Chemical Plants Vulnerable to Flooding and Spills
    Environment

    Thousands of US Chemical Plants Vulnerable to Flooding and Spills

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 6, 2018

    The Houston area has more than 100 chemical plants at moderate or high risk of flooding Read more