Farms and farmers across the U.S. are adopting climate-friendly practices to improve soil quality and save water as global warming kicks in…
Natural Resources Defense Council
President Trump wants to cut environmental justice programs that ensure minority groups don’t bear a disproportionate burden from environmental threats.
Drew Caputo, VP of Litigation for Lands, Wildlife and Oceans at the non-profit environmental law firm EarthJustice, discusses how his organization and the environmental community at large is responding to the anti-environmental threats of the incoming Trump administration.
Coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids and unhealthy pH levels, oh my! If you are worried that your water might contain these or other contaminants, at-home water quality testing is easy and relatively inexpensive…
According to a new report from NRDC, 5,300 different water systems across the country either shirked responsibilities to treat their water supplies to reduce lead levels, failed to monitor water supplies for lead, or neglected to report unsafe lead levels to the public or regulators.
Environmental Justice Advocate and WE Act for Environmental Justice founder Vernice Miller-Travis weighs the pros & cons of Obama’s Clean Power Plan.
Although it often feels like environmentalists are purveyors of catastrophe, stories of saving precious wilderness abound. One of these is Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the largest relatively intact rainforest in North America which makes up about 14 percent of the global temperate rainforest…
Dear EarthTalk: My company talks the talk when it comes to the environment but could do so much more to reduce paper use. Do you have any tips to help get the higher-ups on board to reduce paper use company-wide? —Elena Sepulveda, White Plains, NY […]
Dear EarthTalk: What can communities do to keep polluters out of their neighborhoods? — Wendell Bovey, Los Angeles, CA It’s unfair that communities which are less organized and less wealthy often shoulder the burden of hosting polluters like landfills, incinerators and power plants. “Frequently, these facilities end up in the places that put up the least […]