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COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

The energy sector, in particular, has a unique relationship with the coronavirus, and this pandemic is highlighting the importance of energy equality.

Climate Change in the Age of COVID-19: The NYT Greenhouse, Part I

Climate Change in the Age of COVID-19: The NYT Greenhouse, Part I

Kicking off the first of a five-part series titled The Greenhouse, the New York Times has invited listeners around the U.S. to hear what climate journalists have to say about global warming climate change in the age of the coronavirus. Here’s a recap of the first event.

Air Pollution Linked to High Coronavirus Death Rates

Air Pollution Linked to High Coronavirus Death Rates

Coronavirus patients in areas with high air pollution are more likely to die from the infection. Here’s what you need to know—and some tips on reducing exposure to pollution.

An Ocean Renaissance: There is Hope for Marine Life

An Ocean Renaissance: There is Hope for Marine Life

Major review reports the recovery of marine life—but we are not done yet.

A Global Pandemic Means Littered Disposable Gloves—Everywhere

A Global Pandemic Means Littered Disposable Gloves—Everywhere

The outbreak of the coronavirus has meant littered medical supplies waste in parking lots, on sidewalks and most other public spaces. It is one of the many unintended byproducts of the pandemic.

The Environmental Protection Agency Loosens Pollution Rules During Pandemic

The Environmental Protection Agency Loosens Pollution Rules During Pandemic

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the EPA drastically reduced pollution rules for power plants, factories and other facilities.

Using Big Data Technology for Environmental Protection

Using Big Data Technology for Environmental Protection

Environmental protection is benefiting big time from big data.

COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected Pairing

COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected Pairing

The worldwide pandemic has had some unexpected effects on climate change. The question is: can the world learn from it?



Can Oil Be Renewed? Here’s What Science Says

Can Oil Be Renewed? Here’s What Science Says

Energy experts classify oil as a nonrenewable resource. However, that doesn't mean people can't still abide by eco-friendly practices when using it.

EPA Releases List of Effective Disinfectants to Fight COVID-19

EPA Releases List of Effective Disinfectants to Fight COVID-19

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, or the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

New York Enacts a State-Wide Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

New York Enacts a State-Wide Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

The state of New York is the third U.S. state to mandate that all businesses avoid single-use plastic bags in order to address “environmental blights.”

How Are Medical Devices Making Consumers More Environmentally Conscious?

How Are Medical Devices Making Consumers More Environmentally Conscious?

The medical industry doesn't have the best track record when it comes to environmentalism. However, some healthcare companies are changing that.

First-Ever Climate Report by a Non-Partisan, Security Body Relates Climate Change to Global Instability

First-Ever Climate Report by a Non-Partisan, Security Body Relates Climate Change to Global Instability

A recent report details national and global security threats related to climate change in the hopes that decision-makers and leaders will recognize the relationship between global warming and security.

Five Growing NGOs Protecting Our Environment

Five Growing NGOs Protecting Our Environment

Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are taking proactive steps to help protect and heal natural areas, and us with it.

Five Biggest Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S.

Five Biggest Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S.

We take a closer look at the current environmental issues in the U.S., how it may be exacerbating these problems and what the country may do to resolve them.

Achieving Water Authority Compliance with Automated Wastewater Treatment

Achieving Water Authority Compliance with Automated Wastewater Treatment

Automated wastewater treatment systems help manufacturers remain in compliance with EPA and local standards while significantly reducing the cost of treatment, labor and disposal.

Australia is Quenching Its Fires—But a Few Still Remain

Australia is Quenching Its Fires But a Few Still Remain

A recent New York Times article reports that most of the fires are finally out in New South Whales, but there are still more to address.

The EPA Finalized the 2015 Clean Water Rule to Clarify “Confusion”

The EPA Finalized the 2015 Clean Water Rule to Clarify “Confusion”

The finalized version of the water rule aims to clarify water resources management in the US under a provision of the Clean Water Act of 1972. EPA makers of the rule call it a new definition for “waters of the United States.”

Climate Change Explained: The New York Times’ Answers to FAQs

Climate Change Explained: The New York Times’ Answers to FAQs

In case you’re one of many people often confused about global warming and climate change, the New York Times published the most commonly asked questions and some pretty straightforward answers.

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

Now, builders will be forced to consider climate change, including rising sea levels, in order to win government approval for projects.