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Experts Lay Out Proactive Measures to Defend World Against Future Pandemics

A relatively small investment of $20 billion annually, say researchers, must be "compared with the millions of lives lost and trillions of dollars spent in the Covid-19 pandemic."

Andrea Germanos ·

Analysis Exposes Big Oil's Plot to Unleash Climate-Killing 'Carbon Bombs' Worldwide

"This should be on the front page of every single newspaper," said one climate group.

Jake Johnson ·

Amid War and Devastation, Ukrainians Track Russian Eco Crimes

While environmental damage may seem trivial in the face of death and displacement, a healthy environment will be crucial in safeguarding Ukraine's socioeconomic recovery after the war.

Rachel Teng Ruiqi ·

Green Groups Blame Bolsonaro Policies as Amazon Deforestation Sets New Monthly Record

"The Bolsonaro administration is abetting deforestation and environmental crime," said one campaigner, "and what we harvest are these terrible, scary, revolting numbers."

Brett Wilkins ·

Where the Hell Is the Green New Deal?

Build Back Better is on the ropes. But other parts of a just transition are moving forward.

John Feffer ·

Biden DOJ Applauded for 'Long Overdue' Environmental Justice Plan

"Communities of color, Indigenous communities, and low-income communities often bear the brunt of the harm caused by environmental crime, pollution, and climate change," said the U.S. attorney general.

Jessica Corbett ·

I'm a West Virginian Farmer. My Brothers Work in Oil and Coal. And We Need Manchin to Act on Climate

For another decade or so, climate change will get worse and farms like mine will die.

Holly Bradley ·

UK Survey Finds 'Terrifying' 60% Plunge in Flying Insect Population

"We cannot put off action any longer, for the health and well-being of future generations this demands a political and societal response. It is essential that we halt biodiversity decline now."

Brett Wilkins ·

Manchin, Kelly Join GOP in Passing Motion to Bar Biden From Declaring Climate Emergency

"Our political leadership is out to kill most of us," lamented one climate justice advocate.

Jake Johnson ·

Study Shows Even 'Green' and 'Nontoxic' Products for Kids Contain Forever Chemicals

"These are products that children come into close contact with every day and over a long period of time," said one co-author, arguing that PFAS "should not be allowed in products."

Jessica Corbett ·

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