12162018What's Hot:

Inside a corporate giant’s fight to thwart a massive pollution tab

3M is putting its lobbying muscle to work as it faces potentially massive financial liability for toxic pollution. | Karen Bleier/Getty Images Energy & Environment From questioning the science to donating to political campaigns, [...]

4,000 Children Flee Pollution Disaster on Ukraine-Crimea Border

KIEV, Ukraine — A strange mist blew into one town, residents said. There and elsewhere, people noticed that metal items like children’s swings were rusting, and they felt a shortness of breath. Fields turned black. Ecologists and [...]

Utah oil drillers won pollution break from Pruitt

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s critics have long complained the former Oklahoma attorney general was too closely tied to the oil and gas industry. | GETTY Utah oil [...]
E.U. Proposes Ban on Some Plastic Items to Reduce Marine Pollution
Taken together, the measures would also contribute significantly to the achievement of the European Union’s climate goals, avoiding about 3.4 million metric tons, or about 3.7 million tons, of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, according [...]
White House, EPA headed off chemical pollution study
Discussions about how to address the HHS study involved EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s chief of staff and other top aides, including a chemical industry official [...]
China’s Communist Party Centralizes Power Over Finance, Pollution Control
Liu He, President Xi’s right-hand man in overseeing the economy and financial system, outlined the party’s central role in the reorganization in a lengthy statement published on Tuesday morning in People’s Daily, the official mouthpiece [...]
German Court Rules Cities Can Ban Vehicles to Tackle Air Pollution
But Deutsche Umwelthilfe, an environmental and consumer rights organization that set the legal action in motion, cheered the ruling as a clear victory for residents of dozens of German cities who are suffering from respiratory and other [...]
Pollution Appears to Ease in Beijing Amid China’s Drive to Clear the Air
Even so, pollution levels fell less precipitously or rose elsewhere, suggesting that a concerted effort last fall to shift heating to natural gas from coal may have simply shifted the harmful effects to regions far from the capital. In [...]
‘No Such Thing as Justice’ in Fight Over Chemical Pollution in China
Signs of Something Wrong Staff members at Dapu Elementary School were startled. Children at the school were showing signs of hyperactivity and memory loss at an alarming rate. Teachers spent hours drilling geography and math into their [...]
When some US firms move production overseas, they also offshore their pollution
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation. On April 22, as protesters swelled Earth Day rallies in U.S. cities and around the world, President Trump tweeted that he was “committed to keeping our air and water clean but always remember [...]