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Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health

David Feldman, University of California, Irvine As the world confronts the coronavirus pandemic, experts say that a key way to minimize the odds of getting...

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...

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Are public objections to wind farms overblown?

Jeremy Firestone, University of Delaware; Ben Hoen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Joseph Rand, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory While most surveys suggest that the public...