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The Chemical Ocean

Peter Neill | Posted 02.15.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

Like ocean acidification, this is mostly an invisible problem, but it is comparable in import for the vitality of marine ecosystems and the implication for human reliance on the ocean for water, food, and health in the future.

Lynne Peeples

Another Toxic Threat From Climate Change | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.08.2013 | Green

A draft summary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report on the impacts of global warming leaked into the blogosphere last Fri...

Cancun Agreements: What Pakistan Can Get?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Saad Khan

Here's hoping that better sense prevails in Pakistan and they forge alliances with global environmental experts to sort this mess out. Otherwise, we have another disaster in the making.

Toxic Flame Retardant on Its Way Out: Will What Follows be Safe?

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Grossman

The EPA made the flame retardant announcement that by the end of 2013, the two producers and the largest importer of decaBDE in the US, will end production, use, and sales of the chemical.