How to keep the U.S. from turning into the global greenhouse gas ‘sink’

It’s hard to know exactly what the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions are, but scientists are beginning to piece together what they’re getting from the nation’s coal-fired power plants, especially those in the Powder River Basin in West Virginia and […]

How to Save the World’s Most Environmentally Destructive Industries

From an environmental perspective, Israel’s environmental protections have been disastrous.The state of Israel’s legal system, the justice system, and its government have not been adequately reformed since the collapse of the Apartheid regime in the 1990s.The environmental protection system, with […]

The Future of Environmental Protection: The Future is Now

By now, it should be pretty clear that environmental protection is a huge part of what our country does.But what does the future hold for our environment, and what can we do about it?What are the trends and how can […]

When the weather isn’t cooperating, the Trump administration is making environmental protection the law of the land

When the climate doesn’t cooperate, the president does.And he’s doing it with an eye on the environmental movement.During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump pledged to get rid of the Environmental Protection Agency, a nod to the agency’s role in combating […]

China’s biggest environmental protection group wins Nobel in environmental protection

China’s largest environmental protection organization won a Nobel Prize on Monday for its work protecting endangered wildlife and the environment.The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Environmental Protection Institute of China for […]

Virginia EPA approves ‘Clean Water Act’ environmental protection bill

A federal appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit challenging the state’s new “Clean Water Action” program, which allows local governments to require water filtration and recycling.The court ruled that the program does not go far enough to protect the […]