Environment

Pope warns climate change turning Earth into desert, garbage
Pope
AP | VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged governments on Friday to make good on their commitments to curb global warming, warning that climate change, continued unsustainable development and rampant consumption threatens...
China’s air pollution reaches dangerous levels as scientists discover a chemical reaction that turns these gases into a “toxic cocktail”
Beijing
NaturalNews | (Natural News) With close to 1.4 billion inhabitants, China is the country with the single biggest population on the planet. It is also an incredibly industrialized and polluted country, and a recent study has found...
A New Study Says Nearly 6,000 Died In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria. The Government Still Says 64 People Died.
Maria
BuzzFeed | The number of people who died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria was at least 70 times higher than the official death toll, according to a study published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The...
London may implement ‘car-free’ days to combat pollution
London Cars
TheHill | London officials are reportedly considering implementing citywide “car-free” days in an effort to combat air pollution. A source at London’s City Hall told The Guardian the officials are scheduled to meet Tuesday about...
Hawaii bans sunscreen chemicals that destroy coral reefs
Sunscreen
NaturalNews | (Natural News) Just how toxic is your sunscreen? Many of the chemicals used to “protect” you from the sun are so hazardous that they actually threaten the well-being of some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders...
Poland’s New Surveillance Law Targets Personal Data of Environmental Advocates
TheIntercept | A new Polish law with sweeping surveillance measures threatens free speech and the success of an important climate conference scheduled to take place in Katowice, Poland, later this year. The conference, COP24, is...
Engineers have figured out a way to reduce plastic landfill, and you won’t believe how they’re doing it
Plastic Cups
NaturalNews | (Natural News) Humans have generated an enormous amount of plastic waste over the last few decades – there is no question about that. It’s estimated that between 1950 and 2015, a staggering 8.3 billion tons of plastic...
Star retweets hundreds of abusive comments after blaming Ambien for her racist remark
DailyMail.co.uk | Roseanne Barr has retweeted a string of abusive comments in a new Twitter rant after her show was cancelled over her racist remarks about Valerie Jarrett. The star of America's top TV show also last night blamed Ambien...
Yellowstone volcano update: 'Major tectonic shift' detected
Express.co.uk | A MAJOR tectonic shift beneath the Yellowstone Supervolcano has been detected, sparking fears of a massive eruption that could cause widespread devastation across the planet. Fears surrounding the Hawaii volcanic...
Poisoning fears as Japan plans to use RADIOACTIVE Fukushima soil to build roads
TEPCO
DailyStar | The country’s Environment Ministry wants to use the radiation-tainted material to rebuild a number of roads in the region that was devastated by a tsunami in 2011. But the proposal has sparked fury among residents over...
Trump EPA nominee for EPA was "environmental attorney" for Monsanto and Dow Chemical Co
EPA
ActivistPost | Donald J. Trump, where is your common sense, Mr. President? How is nominating Peter C. Wright, an attorney who spent much of his professional career helping Monsanto and Dow Chemical Co. avoid cleaning up their toxic...
Earthquakes in Oklahoma are manmade, strongly linked to fracking wastewater injection: Study
Fracking
NaturalNews | Man-made earthquakes in Oklahoma are strongly linked to fracking methods such as the injection depth of wastewater, according to a major study published in Science. The study aimed to provide targeted evidence in...
Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption Fears: Largest Geyser Begins To ERUPT
SHTFPlan.com | The largest geyser – known as the Steamboat Geyser – located above the Yellowstone Supervolcano has begun to erupt underground. But experts at Yellowstone National Park claim to have seen the Steamboat Geyser erupt on...
NOAA Data Tampering Approaching 2.5 Degrees
NOAA
RealClimateScience | NOAA’s US temperature record shows that US was warmest in the 1930’s and has generally cooled as CO2 has increased.  This wrecks greenhouse gas theory, so they “adjust” the data to make it look like the US is warming....
Climate change is ‘not as bad as we thought’ say scientists
NPS
Express.co.uk | It predicted that the impact could be up to 45 per cent less intense than is widely accepted. But the study emerged as other scientists said winter waves pounding the Scottish and Irish coasts have grown grow by up to...
USDA scientists are reusing discarded almond shells and hulls to create renewable products, from biodegradable plastics to biofuel
Shells
NaturalNews | (Natural News) California-based researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are proud to present a plethora of renewable products from the discarded shells and hulls of almonds. According to an article by...
Amsterdam now has the first plastic-free supermarket in the world
Apples
NaturalNews | (Natural News) Last February, the world’s “first plastic-free supermarket aisle” was launched in Amsterdam. Shoppers at the Jan Pieter Heijestraat branch of Ekoplaza, a Dutch supermarket chain, can now choose from more...
World's largest collection of ocean garbage is twice the size of Texas
USAToday | he world's largest collection of ocean garbage is growing. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic, floating trash halfway between Hawaii and California, has grown to more than 600,000 square miles, a...