Andrew Sheng: Are natural disasters man-made? It’s hard to deny when the effects of climate change are all around us
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Andrew Sheng: Are natural disasters man-made? It’s hard to deny when the effects of climate change are all around us

Fom increasingly intense hurricanes to regional landslides and flooding, it's clear our actions are effecting the environment. But, it's also evident that there are ways for us to avert disaster and change course.

Kentucky coal ash is contaminating groundwater, but companies argue they're in compliance

Six power plants in Kentucky are storing toxic coal ash in or near groundwater and may have to remove it in order to comply with federal regulations.
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EU sets out plan to cut back packaging waste
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EU sets out plan to cut back packaging waste

New rules spell the end of throwaway coffee cups and condiment packets, prompting backlash from industry.

Soil health is human health

The two soil-health pioneers discuss the nutrient benefits of regenerative practices, and how they may also be a solution to drought in the West.
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Op-ed: It’s time to re-think the United Nations’ COP climate negotiations

When you work on climate change, cognitive dissonance is a daily experience. I recently visited West Virginia to bask in the glorious colors of fall.

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Biden promises protections for Nevada's Spirit Mountain

But the president stopped short of designating the ecologically and cultural important region, also known as Avi Kwa Ame, as a national monument.

Petition circulators are telling California voters that a ballot measure would ban new oil and gas wells near homes. In fact, it would do the opposite

The canvassers are backed by the oil industry in its quest to stop a new law that bans wells near residential areas and imposes new environmental controls. If petition circulators succeed in gathering enough signatures, the law would be blocked until the 2024 election.

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