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Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration...

Ana Baptista, The New School Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many...

Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration...

Ana Baptista, The New School Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Rural Americans’ struggles against factory farm pollution find traction in court

Sacoby Wilson, University of Maryland As U.S. livestock farming becomes more industrial, it is changing rural life. Many people now live near Concentrated Animal Feeding...

Sustainable cities need more than parks, cafes and a riverwalk

Trina Hamilton, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and Winifred Curran, DePaul University There are many indexes that aim to rank how...

Garbage in, garbage out: Incinerating trash is not an effective way...

Ana Baptista, The New School U.S. cities have been burning municipal solid waste since the 1880s. For the first century, it was a way to...

Before the US approves new uranium mining, consider its toxic legacy

Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Uranium – the raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons – is having a moment in the spotlight. Companies such...

Storms hit poorer people harder, from Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Maria

Chris Sellers, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York) The ferocious “frankenstorm” known as Sandy that ripped through greater New York City five...

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How an ancient Islamic holiday became uniquely Caribbean

Ken Chitwood, University of Florida A throng of Trinidadians line up along the streets of St. James and Cedros to admire the vibrant floats with...