User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Independent
Category: Environmental Health
Last updated: Dec 17 2018 04:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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Feds give Navajo uranium clean-up contract to firm with sketchy past 17.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A High Country News investigation finds the EPA awarded Tetra Tech a contract despite knowing its subsidiary had likely engaged in data manipulation and falsification, false reporting and profiteering.
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Will California say bye to diesel-burning trucks and hello to zero-emissions ones? 9.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new rule in the state could tackle one of its largest sources of pollution.
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National politics put California’s air quality in the crosshairs 7.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
On the ground, one teen deploys pollution monitors to make his community safer.
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Why caring about climate change means caring about chemicals of concern 23.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Finally. Climate change has risen to an unprecedented level of mainstream public discourse with the ramping up of 2020 U.S. presidential campaigning. In just five years, the number of Americans believing climate change is a threat to our country has increased by 49 percent.
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Will California's ingredient transparency law spur safer cleaners? 17.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Disclosure, like many cleaning products, remains the best disinfectant.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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The Mormon Church supplied tainted water to its members for years 2.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Utah regulators turned a blind eye to faulty water systems at a girls’ summer camp, trusting the LDS Church would eventually fix the problem.
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Toxic chemicals can enter food through packaging, so we made a list 23.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Environmental NGO EDF has identified toxic chemicals of concern that must be addressed to ensure health and safety.
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Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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E-commerce’s sustainability problem isn’t just the packaging 23.7.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Time to clear the air — freight is the fastest-growing source of greenhouse gases and a major source of local air pollution.
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5 things you should know about the impact of burning trash 28.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Despite the zero waste movement, the case for keeping them open is getting increasingly harder to defend.
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Yes, clean, electric buildings can reduce emissions and save money in new construction 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.
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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Western states lag behind in both monitoring and regulating the class of ‘forever chemicals.’
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9 major opportunities for electric buses and trucks 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New jobs, less pollution, climate action — and more.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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The drive to embed 'planetary health' impacts within corporate sustainability strategy 2.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Although more companies are making the connection, few are addressing this collision strategically.
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Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy 28.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An investigation shows the impact toxic chemicals are having on the community of Clovis.
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