The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply, officials did not know the harmful effects of drinking that contaminated water. We need real reform of this l
Nearly 200,000 square kilometers of tropical forest (the equivalent of five football fields)is being lost every minute due to illegal deforestation.Sign the petition to urge Robert Hoff, Minister-Counselor of Foreign Agricultural Affairs, to stop this now
Canada has one of the world's largest supplies of fresh water. But instead of preserving this resource for future generations, Stephen Harper's Conservatives have stripped protection from most of Canada's waterways.
"A 2010 study led by Nadine Unger of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City offers a better way to understand what's changing the Earth's climate by comparing and weighing in the climate impacts by different...."
OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.
Putting oil drilling rigs into sensitive waters could have catastrophic effects. Information is missing to assess the impacts of drilling, let alone responsibly manage it. And no technology currently exists to clean up oil spilled in frozen seas.
The State Department has approved a plan to allow Canadian company Enbridge to greatly increase the amount of dirty tar sands oil it brings into the U.S. through the Alberta Clipper pipeline, without conducting an environmental review.