Environmental Health News

The post-antibiotic era is here. Now what?

Children's health - 2 hours 8 min ago
From the moment it started, scientists knew the age of antibiotics came stamped with an expiration date. They just didn’t know when it was.

The post-antibiotic era is here. Now what?

Pesticides - 2 hours 8 min ago
From the moment it started, scientists knew the age of antibiotics came stamped with an expiration date. They just didn’t know when it was.

Saving the ocean one outfit at a time.

Pesticides - 2 hours 8 min ago
The sea suffers for fashion. Kombucha leather and leased jeans to the rescue.

Contractors to city: Lead dust regulations aren't necessary.

Lead - 2 hours 8 min ago
A city committee asks Commissioner Chloe Eudaly's staff to 'identify what's broken and needs to be fixed.'

David Attenborough on the scourge of the oceans: 'I remember being told plastic doesn't decay, it's wonderful.'

Endocrine disruptors - 2 hours 8 min ago
David Attenborough explains why plastic pollution, climate change and overpopulation are problems too urgent to be left to ecologists.

200 homes in testing 'buffer zone' around Wolverine sludge dump.

Endocrine disruptors - 2 hours 8 min ago
About 200 Plainfield Township homes are being tested in an expanding investigation into drinking water pollution around a former Wolverine World Wide tannery sludge dump.

Toxic time bombs.

Endocrine disruptors - 2 hours 8 min ago
Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.

Saving the ocean one outfit at a time.

Cancer - 2 hours 8 min ago
The sea suffers for fashion. Kombucha leather and leased jeans to the rescue.

Toxic time bombs.

Bisphenol A - 2 hours 8 min ago
Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.

Toxic time bombs.

Women's health - 2 hours 8 min ago
Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.

US, Mexico on verge of new Colorado Rver water pact.

Water quantity - 2 hours 8 min ago
An agreement amending the longstanding treaty between the U.S. and Mexico on management of the Colorado River will continue the practice of water shortage sharing, but also fund new conservation and environmental programs.

Out of the woods? Rethinking drought and water, part one.

Water quantity - 2 hours 8 min ago
Nearly six months ago, on April 7, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown declared an end to the drought that had ravaged the state for five years.

Is climate-themed fiction all too real? We asked the experts.

Water quantity - 2 hours 8 min ago
Some works of apocalyptic fiction are starting to feel too close for comfort. We chose seven of them and asked: How likely are they to come true?

VIDEO: Hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires: Is all this normal?

Water quantity - 2 hours 8 min ago
A climate reporter for The Times explains what you should know about recent disasters that have struck in quick succession.

Cities chafe at clean water rules for L.A.'s concrete river.

Water quality - 2 hours 8 min ago
The L.A. River may be the perfect setting for Hollywood-style car chases, but it’s not your typical river and shouldn’t be treated like one under the law, a group of Southern California municipalities says.

Is climate-themed fiction all too real? We asked the experts.

Pesticides - 2 hours 8 min ago
Some works of apocalyptic fiction are starting to feel too close for comfort. We chose seven of them and asked: How likely are they to come true?

David Attenborough on the scourge of the oceans: 'I remember being told plastic doesn't decay, it's wonderful.'

Pesticides - 2 hours 8 min ago
David Attenborough explains why plastic pollution, climate change and overpopulation are problems too urgent to be left to ecologists.

Toxic time bombs.

Pesticides - 2 hours 8 min ago
Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.

Niki Ashton has a plan to fix Trudeau's 'patchwork' of green funding.

Environmental justice - 2 hours 8 min ago
It's time for direct federal government intervention to drive Canada's transition to a greener economy, says NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton.

Civil servants complain Trump is sidelining workers with expertise on climate change, environment.

Distorting science - 2 hours 8 min ago
It seemed to them that they were getting moved for the sake of getting moved — often to jobs unrelated to their skills.

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