Hurricane Harvey: Pollution Disaster in the Wake of the Storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene in 2011 in Vermont.  Photolangelle.org The worst of the weather may be over, but the real environmental tragedy could just be beginning. As journalist, Emily Atkins reports, Hurricane Harvery had the potential… Read More

Agriculture and Overuse Greater Threats to Wildlife than Climate Change – Study

Efforts to address climate change must not overshadow more immediate priorities for the survival of the world’s flora and fauna, say researchers.   Via Natural Capital Coalition: “Agriculture and the overexploitation of plants and animal species are significantly… Read More

Landmark Human Rights Complaint Lodged Against World’s Worst Polluters

Originally Published at CommonDreams.org    The world’s 47 largest producers of greenhouse gases must respond within 45 days to an unprecedented legal complaint filed Wednesday by the Philippines, which alleges the fossil fuel behemoths have deprived millions of… Read More