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Downpours From Ian Prompt Florida Treatment Plants to Release Waste

As of Thursday afternoon, excess water from Hurricane Ian had prompted at least a dozen wastewater treatment facilities in Florida to discharge either raw or partially treated waste, which can contain bacteria or other disease-causing organisms as well as high…

King Charles III’s climate, environment beliefs are messy – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article When King Charles III assumed the throne last week after the death of his mother, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, some commentators were quick to point out that the septuagenarian could be…

Haarlem, Netherlands Is Banning Meat Ads to Fight Global Warming – Green Matters

Klazes stated that the new law will include ads from fast food chains, since their meat typically comes from factory farming. However, Haarlem has yet to formally decide on regulations regarding “organic meat,” according to AFP. That said, organic meat…

EarthTalk: Does my consumption of more salads and less meat help fight climate change? – Arizona Daily Sun

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve recently been really into salads and have been wondering does my consumption of more salads and less meat help fight climate change? — Penelope Marie, via e-mail Prioritizing salads is indeed a step forward, as meat and…

Will We Soon Be Eating Chicken Grown From Animal Cells?

The breast I ate came from tissue that had grown short meat fibers and had been pressed into plastic molds to approximate the size and shape of a small boneless breast. It had less chew but much more flavor than…

Meet the People Getting Paid to Kill Our Planet

I get it. You’re angry. “Go home!” The oil companies lied to us for years to line their pockets. Our leaders talk tough and act weak, telling us to recycle more, as if that’s going to make a difference. “Blah,…

Climate-change crisis is a catastrophe right now – Maui News

This 4th of July reminded me of “Ship of Fools,” about a cruise as the world careened toward World War II. Except we’re not careening toward a climate crisis — it’s a catastrophe right now. In the U.S. and Canada,…

Florida Crisis Highlights a Nationwide Risk From Toxic Ponds

They are ponds the size of city blocks: Wastewater pits that hold the hazardous byproducts of coal. Lagoons brimming with diluted pig excrement. Vast pools atop stacks of radioactive tailings. The risks posed by pools of waste like these, a…

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