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The herbicide dicamba was supposed to solve farmers’ weed problems –...

Bart Elmore, The Ohio State University In October 2021 I was a guest on a popular podcast to discuss...

The EPA is banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used on food...

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it...

On environmental protection, Biden’s election will mean a 180-degree turn from...

Janet McCabe, Indiana University The Trump administration has waged what I and many other legal experts view as an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental...

Why California is banning chlorpyrifos, a widely-used pesticide: 5 questions answered

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco Editor’s note: California, the top U.S. food-producing state, is ending use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental...

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and...

The EPA disbanded our clean air science panel. We met anyway...

H. Christopher Frey, North Carolina State University Since 1980, emissions of six common air pollutants have decreased by 67%, thanks largely to government regulation. At...

The US drinking water supply is mostly safe, but that’s not...

Joan Rose, Michigan State University Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted as a convenience of modern life. The United States has one of...

As air pollution increases in some US cities, the Trump administration...

Jason West, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Barbara Turpin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Air pollution kills. In the United...

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Why a vaccine can provide better immunity than an actual infection

Maitreyi Shivkumar, De Montfort University Two recent studies have confirmed that people previously infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be reinfected with...