India’s Air Pollution Is Out Of Control, Report Finds

The rise in India’s air #pollution over a quarter century has been staggering, according to a new report on the State of Global Air website.   The collaborative study released Tuesday by the Health Effects Institute and… Read More

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A Good Idea, Even if It’s From Republicans

by Robert Reich A group of former Republican officials (including James A. Baker, Henry Paulson, George P. Shultz, Marty Feldstein and Greg Mankiw) is proposing a carbon tax starting the tax at $40 per ton,… Read More

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Europe escalates action against UK for breaching air pollution limits

An estimated 50,000 Britons die prematurely each year from diseases caused by air pollutants such as fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone, according to the review.   “In principle it could start later this… Read More

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Trump’s Team at EPA Vetting ‘Controversial’ Public Meetings and Presentations

The mood is dark as Trump takes over the environmental agency he pledged to reduce to “little tidbits.” by Andrew Revkin ProPublica President Donald Trump long ago announced his provocative intentions for the Environmental Protection… Read More

NOAA, NASA Declare 2016 The Hottest Year Yet

Last year, global warming reached record high temperatures — and if that news feels like déjà vu, you’re not going crazy.   The planet has now had three consecutive years of record-breaking heat.   The… Read More

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Global Warming Clobbers Ocean Life

by Robert Hunziker The waters of the Pacific off the California coast are transparently clear. Problem is: Clear water is a sign that the ocean is turning into desert (Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,… Read More

Energy official warns Trump gutting agency that safeguards nukes: ‘We’re so very, very f*cked’

The source said secretarial and administration appointments have not been asked to stay on by the Trump administration, so presumably their tenures will end when Obama leaves office next week.   A source within the… Read More