Environment

'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant
Fukushima
ChannelNewsAsia | TOKYO: A suspected World War II bomb was found Thursday (Aug 10) on the premises of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, an official said, with police called in to investigate. The 85-centimetre long object,...
Humans have already manufactured 8.3 billion tons of plastic with no end in sight… landfill galore
Plastic Waste
NaturalNews | In less than a generation, we have managed to successfully pollute our planet by discarding more than 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics; 6.3 billion tons of which has become waste. This was the condemning conclusion...
Bees Are Bouncing Back From Colony Collapse Disorder
Bees
Bloomberg | The number of U.S. honeybees, a critical component to agricultural production, rose in 2017 from a year earlier, and deaths of the insects attributed to a mysterious malady that’s affected hives in North America and...
States threatening to sue EPA to force new environmental policies
EPA
TheHill | States are threatening to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to try to force the Trump administration into writing new environmental policies. The potential lawsuits from states like Maryland and Connecticut...
California’s cities are being choked to death by POLLUTION
Smog
NaturalNews | Though conditions have improved in some areas of the Golden State, California once again tops the list as being the most air-polluted state in the country. But rather than focus on addressing the problem at the local...
US federal department is censoring use of term 'climate change', emails reveal
USDA
TheGuardian | Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead. A series of emails obtained by...
EPA’s Gold King Mine investigation remains SECRET two years after agency blamed for environmental disaster
Gold King Mine
NaturalNews | There is so much difference already between the Trump and Obama administrations, especially concerning transparency, but there remain some problems with federal agencies that the current occupant of the White House...
Australia Weather Bureau Caught Tampering With Climate Numbers
Australia
DailyCaller | Australian scientists at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) ordered a review of temperature recording instruments after the government agency was caught tampering with temperature logs in several locations. Agency...
Debunking the EPA’s Fake Accounts of the Gold King Mine Disaster
River Spill
DailySignal | After almost two years, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General released its report on the Gold King Mine disaster that dumped over a million pounds of metals into the Animas River, turning...
Japan Captures More Photographs of Likely Melted Fukushima Fuel
IAEA
Bloomberg | A trove of new images captured in the past few days show what is likely to be melted nuclear fuel from inside one of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima reactors, a potential milestone in the cleanup of one of the worst atomic...
Climate change deal squeaks out of California Legislature
Capital
Sacramento Bee | An effort to extend California’s signature program for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change cleared the California Legislature on Monday, sending the deal to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. Senate Pro Tem...
Climate change scientists launch geoengineering experiment that may accidentally cause global famine
NaturalNews | Climate change “mad scientists” from Harvard have been given the green light to pursue a geoengineering experiment that will expel aerosols into the atmosphere to block out the sun in a deranged effort to halt so-called...
"Supervolcano" Concerns Rise After Montana Hit By Strongest Earthquake In 20 Years
Earthquake
ZeroHedge | Following a swarm of over 1100 earthquakes recorded in the Yellowstone caldera over the past month, prompting scientists to voice concerns about a dormant Yellowstone "Supervolcano" slowly waking up, overnight these...
Yellowstone reaches 878 earthquakes in just two weeks as scientists wonder when the volcano will blow
Yellowstone
NaturalNews | You don’t have to be a geologist to understand that an earthquake in the vicinity of a volcano could be a disaster waiting to happen, but what if there were nearly 900 quakes near a supervolcano? That is the situation...
Industrial fishing wastes 10 million tons of fish every year while devastating the world’s ocean life
Fish
NaturalNews | A decades-long review of fishing practices concluded that 10 percent of all the fish that are caught worldwide are thrown back into the ocean. This amounted to around 10 million tons of fish — which are either dead or...
Twenty-Five Years Since The Ozone Hole Killed Us All
Ozone
RealClimateScience | DDT, Global Cooling, China Syndrome, Ozone Hole, Global Warming, Climate Change – the left moves seamlessly from one world ending snake oil scam to another. In 1992 they blamed the ozone hole on President Bush, and said...
Fukushima plant set to release radioactive material into ocean
Fukushima
Telegraph.co.uk | Local residents and environmental groups have condemned a plan to release radioactive tritium from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. Officials of Tokyo Electric Power Co., the operator of...
France wants to ban sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040, end coal by 2022
Driving
ArsTechnica | In an address on Thursday, France’s environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, said that the country would aim to phase out electricity from coal-fired plants by 2022 and end the sale of gas and diesel internal combustion...