It's your world
The global climate crisis rests squarely with us and, in no small degree, depends on the outcome of the upcoming presidential and Congressional elections.
Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986, at 1:23 a.m., an explosion occurred at the Chernobyl atomic power station at Pripyat.
All over the country, communities are forced to live with tainted water, and it's important to note that in many such cases, in the face of dire health concerns, states...
Most recently, the South Coast Air Quality Management District upended its mission to clean our air.
Rev. Jim Conn
Science & Environment
The increasing flow of plastic is positively choking the waters and their life: 90 percent of sea birds have consumed some form of plastic.
Patrick J. Foote
"With his pen stroke, with the emergency manager law, he poisoned 100,000 people; this is what happens when profits take precedence over people."
Obama rejected a permit for Keystone construction, but on Jan. 6, TransCanada sued in federal court in Houston to overturn that ruling.
The full story about the administration's true role in this disaster may have to wait for the outcome of federal-level investigations.
A settlement with victims of an oil train crash in Lac-Mégantic still leaves the train's engineer and dispatcher, both Steelworkers, facing trial.
The well from which it came lacked a working safety valve; while one was supposed to be implemented back in 1979, the company failed to do this.
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