2014 the California State Legislature passed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. That ban is prevented from taking effect until California voters weigh in on a ballot referendum this November 8th, 2016. Delay = 17 million plastic bags a day.
In the wake of a devastating oil train derailment and explosion in Mosier, Oregon, Washington state firefighters have joined the call to stop oil train traffic. Now, weâEUR(TM)re calling on Western state governors to stand with them...
These, friends, are Cavendish bananas. You just know them as "bananas":They're America's most popular fruit. We put them in our lunches, we split them in our ice cream, and we put condoms on them in awkward junior high health classes. And, thanks to a fun
From the public safety risk to the pollution of our climate, oil trains represent the wrong direction for our country. President Obama can take decisive action to shut down this unnecessary, dangerous threat once and for all.
We recently delivered more than 150,000 comments to U.S. Export-Import Bank. Together, we sent a strong message to Ex-Im Bank that we won't tolerate our tax dollars being used to finance the dangerous Orion coal projects near the Sundarbans in Bangladesh
Arizona's southern treasures are at risk from a proposed massive new development. Villages at Vigneto, a Tuscany-inspired development proposed for more than 12,000 acres near Benson, Arizona, would have significant negative effects on the San Pedro River
The hypoxic zones are created because of the runoff of agricultural waste into waterways. Phosphorus and nitrogen from fertilizers and waste from livestock can rob regions of water bodies of their oxygen.
Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, has been inhabited by tribal communities since the Trail of Tears era. The island, which used to be the size of Manhattan, has lost 98 percent of its land over the last 60 years, MSNBC reported.
Petition: Research has shown that CNN spent more time on fossil fuel advertising than they did reporting on climate change -- by 5-to-1. And this disparity in air time happened right after we found that 2015 was the hottest year on record!
Since it was discovered in 1985, the Antarctic ozone hole has been a potent symbol of humankindâEUR(TM)s ability to cause unintended environmental harm. But now comes a glimmer of good news: The void in the ozone layer is shrinking.
Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant super bacteria off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on Aug. 5.