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Your city’s air may play a big role in your heart health

In a recent study, researchers find that Healthy people exposed to even low levels of air pollution over a handful of years developed enlarged...
The world needs death and decomposition

The world needs death and decomposition

What if roadkill piled beside the road and never decomposed? What if massive fish kills washed up on beaches and remained for eternity? First off, it...

Cash, carbon, crude: Stanford research shows how to make oil fields bury emissions

In February 2018, Donald Trump signed into law new tax credits that reward oil companies for capturing carbon dioxide and preventing it from entering...

Air pollution may be linked to high dementia risk

In a new study, researchers find air pollution may be linked to an increased risk of developing dementia. This is a London-based observational study. Air pollution...

Toxic metal may play a role in autism development

In a recent study, researchers find that environmental metal and metalloid pollution (lead, mercury, aluminum, and arsenic) may induce autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The finding...

Hurricanes can affect our mental health: How to cope with it

Alan E. Stewart is a weather and climate psychology professor at the University of Georgia who studies the effect severe weather has on our...

Cover the U.S. in 89% trees, or go solar

How many fields of switchgrass and forests of trees would be needed to offset the energy produced by burning coal? A lot, it turns out. While...

6 tips to prepare for hurricanes, fires, floods

As the wild winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Florence wreak havoc in the Carolinas, you may be wondering what would I do if...

The U.S. energy system uses a lot of water, but exactly how much?

How much water is used to fulfill the energy needs of the U.S.? To generate the energy delivered to each home, business and industrial entity...

Why plastic bottles are recycled into clothes?

How plastic recycling actually works Exercise clothes and trendy handbags made from recycled plastic are all the rage and help consumers feel as if they...