Gulf shrimpers fight for their livelihoods in a fertilizer-fueled dead zone

GULF SHRIMPERS FIGHT FOR THEIR LIVELIHOODS IN A FERTILIZER-FUELED DEAD ZONE

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. The Ace of Trade trawler motored toward...

Weathercasters are talking about climate change - and how we can solve it

WEATHERCASTERS ARE TALKING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE - AND HOW WE CAN SOLVE IT

For many years, as the science of human-caused climate change grew ever clearer, TV meteorologists avoided discussing the topic on...

 
 
 

AMAZON TOLD ITS WORKERS NOT TO CRITICIZE ITS CLIMATE POLICIES. THEY DIDN'T LISTEN

Hundreds of Amazon employees are risking their jobs to speak out about climate change. “We are scared,” an activist employee group...

HOW THE XBOX STANDS BETWEEN MICROSOFT AND ITS CLIMATE GOALS

By 2030, Microsoft has pledged to become “carbon negative” - meaning it will remove more carbon from the air than it emits. To do so,...

 
 
 

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS HELPING 9 STATES PREPARE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

When extreme weather hits the United States, coastal Southern states tend to get the worst of it. Just look at the past few years:...

‘THE GOOD PLACE': IT'S HARD TO BE GOOD WHEN THE WORLD'S ON FIRE

This story contains spoilers for The Good Place . When aliens show up in fiction, the story usually reflects more about the state of...

 
 
 

DO CARBON OFFSETS REALLY WORK? IT DEPENDS ON THE DETAILS

This story was originally published by WIRED and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last week, JetBlue announced...

IS FAKE MEAT GETTING TOO MUCH LIKE THE REAL THING?

I've been thinking back to just a few years ago: It was a simpler time, when, at a nice family dinner, my conservative dad could reasonably...

 
 
 

STIS CAN SAVE THE PLANET. NO, NOT THOSE STIS

The words “climate tipping point” brings to mind collapsing ice shelves, rainforests burning to a crisp, and other irreversible environmental...

DOOMSDAY CLOCK MOVES CLOSER TO MIDNIGHT, DUE IN PART TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Humanity is now the closest it has ever been to total annihilation. That might sound like something a character in an Avengers movie...

 
 
 

OHIO OFFICIALS KNOW HOW TO STOP LAKE ERIE FROM TURNING TOXIC, BUT NO ONE WILL DO IT

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. It was sunny and 82 degrees, a perfect...

WHAT'S THE MOST ETHICAL WAY TO STORE LEFTOVERS?

Q. Dear Umbra, I'm so confused about how to store food. They say plastic is bad, but glass is heavier and has a larger carbon footprint...

 
 
 
Sold: Bankrupt Philadelphia oil refinery goes to a real estate company

SOLD: BANKRUPT PHILADELPHIA OIL REFINERY GOES TO A REAL ESTATE COMPANY

Last Friday, 35 Philadelphians rose early to board a charter bus bound for New York City at 6:30 a.m. That day, a closed-door auction...

Fertilizer is a major pollutant. Why doesn't the government regulate it as one?

FERTILIZER IS A MAJOR POLLUTANT. WHY DOESN'T THE GOVERNMENT REGULATE IT AS ONE?

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. Everywhere Randy Souder looked, he saw...

 
 
 

FERTILIZER FEEDS HUMANITY - AND IT'S DESTROYING THE GULF OF MEXICO

View the video in your browser American farmers' use of fertilizer to grow crops results in a yearly oxygen-starved dead zone in the...

SMALL FARMERS FEEL LEFT OUT AMID A BOOM IN AFRICAN FERTILIZER PRODUCTION

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. For decades, fertilizer was too expensive...

 
 
 
Big Oil wants to dump more wastewater into rivers. What could go wrong?

BIG OIL WANTS TO DUMP MORE WASTEWATER INTO RIVERS. WHAT COULD GO WRONG?

For more than six months, twin brothers Ronald and Donald Schweitzer have watched large amounts of salty wastewater bubble up from...

THE PLAN TO PROTECT THE CHESAPEAKE IS FAILING, AND IT'S PENNSYLVANIA'S FAULT

In early January, members of the Chesapeake Bay Commission sat in a gray conference room in Annapolis, Maryland, for a routine meeting....

 
 
 
The next big leap for fake meat

THE NEXT BIG LEAP FOR FAKE MEAT

The choice seemed obvious: Burger A was the real meat, Burger B the one made from plants. Glenn Beck was sure of it. During a broadcast...

BIG OIL'S PLAN B IS ALREADY IN THE PIPELINE: MORE PLASTIC

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As public...

 
 
 



Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can only beat Novak Djokovic on one condition...

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can only beat Novak Djokovic on one condition - Wilander

Novak Djokovic has been imperious on his way to the Australian Open semi-finals. Read more ...

Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons has died English actor Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96, his agent confirmed today. A statement issued by his agent Jean Diamond, on behalf of his... Read more ...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Wallace Wilson - his journey in the villa...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Wallace Wilson - his journey in the villa so far

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Huawei 5G hardware gets thumbs up from UK government

Huawei 5G hardware gets thumbs up from UK government

Huawei hardware will continue to be allowed to be part of the UK's 5G network infrastructure but with restrictions, as the government has decided against an outright ban. Under... Read more ...

Boris Johnson defies Trump and gives Huawei the green light to develop...

Boris Johnson defies Trump and gives Huawei the green light to develop Britain's 5G network

Boris Johnson gives the green light to Huawei to develop the UK's 5G network. The UK government has defied the US to give Chinese company a role in improving the UK's digital... Read more ...

“We limit careers, that's how it is” - Jurgen Klopp responds to criticism of...

“We limit careers, that's how it is” - Jurgen Klopp responds to criticism of FA Cup replay decision

Jurgen Klopp has dismissed criticism surrounding his decision to delegate the FA Cup fourth-round replay with Shrewsbury to Liverpool's under-23s.... Read more ...

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have secret reason for Alexis Sanchez...

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have secret reason for Alexis Sanchez return

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Alexis Sanchez will return from his loan spell with Inter Milan, after talking with Ed Woodward behind the scenes. But all... Read more ...

Eastenders' Bex Fowler exit confirmed as actress dramatically quits BBC soap...

Eastenders' Bex Fowler exit confirmed as actress dramatically quits BBC soap - here's why

EASTENDERS actress Jasmine Armfield has made a dramatic announcement confirming her exit from the soap after a five-year stint playing Bex Fowler. Might this be connected to... Read more ...

Eriksen completes £17m move to Inter; Spurs exercise Lo Celso option

Eriksen completes £17m move to Inter; Spurs exercise Lo Celso option

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen has joined Inter Milan on a four-and-a-half-year contract. The 27-year-old, who was out of contract in the summer, has signed for the... Read more ...

Grenfell disaster: Firms which refurbished tower 'knew cladding would be...

Grenfell disaster: Firms which refurbished tower 'knew cladding would be fire risk'

Several firms responsible for refurbishing Grenfell Tower knew its cladding would be a fire risk before it was installed, according to emails shown to the public inquiry into... Read more ...