Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to garner more attention for the environment, its resources and its species. While the movement has evolved over the years, its ultimate call to action has only gotten louder.
Today the New York Times hosted its second digital climate change event, The Greenhouse, to talk about climate change stories using visual elements—and how the simple technology of a photo has helped transform the climate change discussion over the last few decades.
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.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the EPA drastically reduced pollution rules for power plants, factories and other facilities.
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.
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.
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.
The relationship between pollution and health is well-established. We know that exposure to higher levels results in worse health outcomes by almost any measure. New research, however, is showing that we may not know all the ways pollution is making us sick.
The COP25 of this year, hosted in Madrid, proved a disheartening end to urgent climate talks. World leaders disagreed on how to discuss a number of topics, let alone do something about them.
At the COP25 this week, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued its annual report on the state of global climate change. The data-heavy results are notable, and alarming.
For years now, humans have mistreated and contaminated the very environment that sustains them. But the broad concern for the environment can be so overwhelming that people don’t know what to do or where to start making a difference.
This Thanksgiving, families across the country will be filling their bellies with good turkey—but they’ll also be clogging their drains with grease. Here are some ways to avoid “fatbergs” before they damage your drains and cause bigger environmental issues.
Fire is mighty, but it doesn't have to be an inherent danger. When tamed, it can benefit the environment in ways you might not have considered.
One recent study compared 100 global cities on their air pollution, infrastructure, congestion, associated driving costs, and incidents of road rage. Some of the findings might surprise you.
The Department of Defense prioritizes safety of course, but it’s also focusing its efforts on environmental security and innovation.
HP Inc. is making huge strides in the manufacturing and recycling sectors for its products. Environmental Protection was lucky enough to witness how the company meets its impressive sustainability goals at the Summit last week with site tours and a speaker agenda.
The state of North Carolina is making state-wide changes to improve its energy sourcing and environmental impact. The state first rejected the idea that burning wood pellets for fuel qualifies as low-carbon, renewable energy. But it has taken some conflicting actions since.
A recent oil spill in Brazil is covering beaches, affecting wildlife, and causing a national concern—but it’s not Brazil’s. President Jair Bolsonaro told reporters that the oil spanning 100 beaches in Brazil is not of Brazilian origin, but that claim is being investigated.
Yesterday, the world’s largest gathering of environmental journalists convened in the state of Colorado. The five-day conference will focus on a number of environmental issues.
As of September 27, OSHA signed an alliance with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). The goal? To better protect workers in the waste industry.