Climate change will dominate Biden’s agenda when he heads to Europe in two weeks

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks and participates in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Session 5: The Economic Opportunities of Climate Action from the White House in Washington, DC, on April 23, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Europe in two … Read more

Importance of antioxidants for the human body

Primary sources of naturally occurring antioxidants are whole grains, fruits and vegetables. (Photo source: IE) By Dr. Karuna Singh In today’s scenario, changes in lifestyle like cigarette smoking, dependence on fast and junk foods, sedentary work culture and various environment related factors like pollution, radiation, etc, have caused several chronic and degenerative ailments and various … Read more

‘Ground zero for pollution:’ In this L.A. neighborhood surrounded by oil refineries, residents grapple with health issues

Magali Sanchez-Hall, a Wilmington resident for over two decades, has struggled with asthma her entire life. She says the health issue stems from her proximity to oil and gas drilling. Emma Newburger | CNBC LOS ANGELES, CALIF. — Stepping out of a coffee shop near Interstate 110 in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles, you’re … Read more

‘We need to talk to China,’ Europe’s climate chief says ahead of COP26

LONDON — International leaders need to talk to China and convince the nation to implement concrete steps toward de-carbonization, the EU’s climate chief told CNBC Tuesday ahead the COP26 climate summit in November. China announced earlier this month that it would stop building new coal-fired power projects overseas. The nation has also said that it … Read more

18-year-old climate activist shares how she finds courage and resilience: ‘We’re fighting against what feels like a ticking time bomb’

Natalie Sweet right before she met the core strike planning team group for the September 20th, 2019 global climate strike. Vivien Sweet Almost half of young people (45%) say their feelings about climate change negatively impact their daily lives. More than three in four young people (77%) say the future is frightening with regard to … Read more

How you can help fight climate change in ways that really matter

Demonstrators display signs and a banner during a “No Climate, No Deal” march on the White House, in Washington, DC, June 28, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Hurricane Ida made landfall over Port Fourchon, Louisiana, as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 miles per hour on Sunday, leaving more than one million Louisiana … Read more

Dirty Air, Higher Dementia Risk?

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — It’s long been know that pollution can damage the heart and lungs, but new research finds that it’s bad for your brain, too. A long-term study by a Seattle team linked exposure to higher levels of fine particulate air pollution to an increased risk … Read more

World Environment Day 2021: Here’s how this company is recycling plastic waste into elegant carpets 

The environment that we live in is very important not only for our health but also for our future generation, so it is each and every human being’s responsibility to protect it. According to the Central Pollution Control Board, India generates 3.3 million metric tons of plastic per year. While India’s plastic waste problem is … Read more

Millions at risk as cities fail to adapt to climate change: Report

Hundreds of cities have no climate adaptation plans in place despite rising threats like floods, heatwaves and pollution, according to a report Wednesday that said this could put 400 million people at risk across the world. Fast-expanding urban areas are home to more than half the population of the planet and are increasingly exposed to … Read more