Pollution News week ending November 2nd 2014


All the articles and blog posts that caught our eye this week: From theguardian.com: Inside the lonely fight against the biggest environmental problem you’ve never heard of In 2011, an ecologist released an alarming study showing that tiny clothing fibers could be the biggest source of plastic in our oceans. From engadget.com: Scientists find a […]

Pollution News week ending June 22nd 2014


All the news and blog articles we’ve been reading this week: From blogs.edf.org: The cheapest way to cut climate pollution? Energy efficiency For the first time in history, the government proposed limits on the amount of carbon pollution American fossil-fueled power plants are allowed to spew into the atmosphere. From scientificamerican.com: Poisoned Poor Killed in […]

Pollution News week ending June 8th 2014


All the news articles and blog posts we’ve been reading this week: From popsci.com: New Air Pollution Rules Tie Public Health To Major Carbon Cuts Power plants nationwide must cut their carbon dioxide pollution by up to 30 percent in less than two decades, under the “clean power plan” released today by the Obama administration. […]