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Brian Bienkowski

Brian Bienkowski

Brian Bienkowski is editor of the Daily Climate and Environmental Health News.

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Justice Jumping Genres

A historic year for environmental justice saw government failures in Flint, a resurgent Native voice, and a merging of movements. We're watching where it’s headed in the new year.

Brian Bienkowski ·


Toxic Economy: Common Chemicals Cost US Billions Every Year

Researchers estimate the United States economy takes a $340 billion hit annually as endocrine-disrupting compounds lower IQs, increase behavior problems and exacerbate health woes like obesity and diabetes.

Brian Bienkowski ·


Mining Leaves a Wisconsin Tribe's Hallowed Sites at Risk

Modern boundaries complicate —and stymie—the Menominee Tribe's effort to protect burial grounds.

Brian Bienkowski ·



Should Lawyers Be Ethically Obligated to Protect the Environment?

As states and corporations increasingly head to court over climate change, a lawyer lays out an ethical roadmap to give the environment a louder legal voice

Brian Bienkowski ·


Feeding People on Our Stressed Planet Will Require a 'Revolution'

Two renowned scientists—Stanford's Paul Ehrlich and UC-Berkeley's John Harte — argue that feeding the planet goes way beyond food. Revolutionary political, economic and social shifts are necessary to avoid unprecedented chaos.

Brian Bienkowski ·


Scientists Warn of Hormone Impacts From Benzene, Xylene, Other Common Solvents

Researchers warn that benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene may disrupt people’s hormone systems at levels deemed “safe” by feds

Brian Bienkowski ·


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