Which country is paying the biggest environmental protection tax?

China is paying a $13.2 billion environmental protection duty on the $100 billion it spent on its greenhouse gas emissions in 2020, a tax that will be added to China’s gross domestic product by 2020 and is expected to drive […]

Why the UK is the least environmentally friendly country in the EU

Environmental Protection Agency chief Ben Goldacre is leading a review of the EU’s environmental legislation, including proposals to introduce mandatory carbon trading and more stringent limits on emissions. But the UK has a very different approach to environmental regulation than many […]

When the government shuts down the internet, you can always search for it again

A couple of weeks ago, I was out on a bicycle ride in the country, passing through a place called Lidama, about 10km east of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.We were just passing a bridge, and as we came to a stop, I […]

How to protect yourself against climate change in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology predicts temperatures will rise up to 10C by 2100, putting the country on course for a record of about five degrees Celsius (9.6F).But a new study by the University of New South Wales suggests Australia […]

A new report shows water pollution is a huge threat to our water supply

Water pollution is an issue affecting nearly 100 million people globally, but a new report has found that the issue is getting worse and could cause the global water supply to be in trouble.In the report, published by the Global […]

EPA approves new rules for pesticide spraying in California

By MICHAEL DALTONWOOD, Associated Press Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the agency’s final rule Tuesday aimed at regulating the use of pesticides in California’s agricultural region, where there have been reports of serious health problems in children.The rule […]