With the spread of COVID-19, every aspect of life has been affected and many re-examined. One of the most concerning things beyond the virus itself was the ability to adapt systems of production. Shortages of supplies, particularly hand sanitizers, toilet paper, and cleaning supplies such as Lysol, lasted for a long time.… Read More
The Environment This Week – September 17-24
The major trend from this week’s environmental news is no new trend at all. Those who are most effected by climate change are the smallest contributors to it. Those who are the biggest contributors are being asked to pony up, but as we already know, most of them will be getting off scot free.… Read More
Trump Pulls Out of Paris Agreement… The World Reacts
This week Trump announced that the US would be pulling out of the Paris Agreement… and some of the most influential people immediately responded. Here’s what they had to say:
After staying on as Trump’s council despite their differences in opinion, Elon Musk has now stepped down.… Read More
Weekly Eco Summary: New High Score!
Feb 12 – 19
The Environment: Last week in short:
Last week researches published a study stating that we are changing the climate 170 times faster than natural forces. An unprecedented heatwave in Australia may be a hint of the extreme weather trends we can expect moving forward… and air pollution has become so bad in some cities that he health benefits of exercising outdoors are trumped by the negative impact of the pollution.… Read More
Trump Dominates The Environment : Weekly Eco Summary
It looks like this might actually be as bad (or worse) than we thought.
Last week was dominated by Trump who got right to work at reversing as much environmental progress as possible. Trump issued an executive order to approve the DAPL and multiple republicans have introduced bills proposing to strip or completely eliminate the EPA.… Read More