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May 13, 2019 CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human historySource: Tech Crunch
For the first time in human history — not recorded history, but since humans have existed on Earth — carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has topped 415 parts per million, reaching 415.26 parts per million, according to sensors at...
Up to 1 million of the estimated 8 million plant and animal species on Earth are at risk of extinction — many of them within decades — according to scientists and researchers who produced a sweeping U.N. report on how humanity's...
April 23, 2019 Growing number of Americans think environment will be worse for next generation, CBS News poll findsSource: CBS
Americans give the U.S. just average or low marks on the progress it has made on protecting the environment and most believe the environment will be worse for the next generation of Americans.
March 25, 2019 National report gives Washington state an ‘F’ for efforts to remove lead from school drinking waterSource: The Seattle Times
Washington joined nearly two dozen other states that flunked a national ranking of their efforts to remove lead from drinking water in public schools and preschool centers. In a report released last week, the advocate groups...
Danish researchers followed children born over a ten year period and found no link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Source: The Guardian
Almost every coal-fired power plant in the US is contaminating groundwater with unsafe levels of toxic pollution, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the consequences of coal ash waste disposal.
February 13, 2019 THIS SCARY MAP SHOWS HOW CLIMATE CHANGE WILL TRANSFORM YOUR CITYSource: Wired
THE CENTRAL CONTRADICTION of climate change is that it is at once the most epic problem that our species has ever faced yet it is largely invisible to the average human
February 12, 2019 Environment in multiple crises - reportSource: BBC
Politicians and policymakers have failed to grasp the gravity of the environmental crisis facing the Earth, a report claims.
February 11, 2019 Doomsday prediction for surging tides was WRONG: Study claims ice-cliffs of Antarctica will be responsible for just a 6-inch boost in sea levels - SEVEN times less than previously thought (but it will still cause 'climate chaos')Source: Daily Mail
Predictions of an imminent and catastrophic surge in sea levels were incorrect and overestimated, a new study has found.
February 7, 2019 Humans Are Eating Most of Earth's Largest Animals to ExtinctionSource: Live Science
According to the authors, at least 200 species (70 percent) of the world's largest animals are seeing their populations dwindle, and more than 150 face the risk of outright extinction
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