Pollution

Nika Knight, staff writer
Following VW's smog-testing cheating scandal in September, Mitsubishi on Tuesday announced that its employees used outdated emissions testing methods outlawed in Japan on millions of vehicles sold since 1991. The outdated methods violated Japanese regulatory standards and provided deceptively low results for emissions measurements. The...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An Australian elected official set fire to a river in Queensland this weekend...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Paris climate agreement, hammered out at last December's COP21 talks and...

Further

It seems the culture wars have gone on the open road, with diesel-truck-driving manly men asserting their manliness by rollin' coal - dumping excess fuel into their engines to rev up billowing dense black clouds of soot - onto wussy hybrid drivers, pedestrians and other liberal losers 'cause, dude, cool! Even some truck freaks argue rollin' coal anywhere except at designated drag strips is dangerous, environmentally catastrophic and dumb - aka: "an asshat move by little boys impressed with...