Severe heat reveals treasures and tragedies: here are 7 fascinating discoveries

This year’s extreme heat has caused wildfires, droughts and melting glaciers. Less expected, it also revealed some strange and dark things about our past – shipwrecks, corpses, ghost villages, ornamental gardens, and ancient cities. Here’s a look at some of those discoveries. March 27, 2022, Italy, Ceramide: In the Italian Po River, a German Wehrmacht … Read more

The $60 Billion Inflation Control Act Focuses on Biden’s Priority: Environmental Justice

The The massive economic and climate package passed on Friday by House Democrats that includes $60 billion for so-called environmental justice priorities, and White House officials pledge that economically disadvantaged communities grappling with pollution and health inequalities will have a clear streak for that money. The Biden administration said there will be a “regular rhythm” … Read more

Yes, “single use” masks are recyclable. Here’s how – The Hill

Story at a glance Disposable “single-use” face masks pose a formidable environmental challenge. Several studies have demonstrated the feasibility of recycling these plastic-rich products into a range of materials, including LED lights and cement additives. But to what extent private industries will incorporate sustainable changes remains to be seen. One of the many repercussions of … Read more

Massachusetts passes massive climate and clean energy bill

Placeholder while loading article actions Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (right) on Thursday signed a major climate and clean energy bill that contains sweeping policies targeting renewables, transportation and fossil fuels — a move lawmakers and advocates say is critical to supporting the state’s goal of Reach net zero emissions by 2050. Baker’s decision to sign … Read more

The Arctic is warming faster as the impact of climate change intensifies

Placeholder while loading article actions For residents of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, the US’s recent success in coming up with a significant chunk of climate change legislation may seem like too little, too late. Over the past forty years, as the world’s largest historical source of greenhouse gases frequently Failing to take significant climate … Read more