Climate Change and Human Health – The Win-Win of Tackling Air Pollution

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By Rachel Licker, Union of Concerned Scientists The World Health Organization estimates that an alarming 7 million people die prematurely each year as a result of air pollution. To help tackle this issue, this year’s World Environment Day (June 5) is shining a spotlight on this environmental...
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Who’s Leading the Fight Against Offshore Drilling

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By Alexandra Adams, Natural Resources Defense Council Is Your Member of Congress Doing Enough to Oppose Trump’s Reckless Effort? If you are planning a beach vacation in the U.S. this summer, you probably aren’t envisioning that beautiful ocean horizon dotted with massive industrial oil rigs....
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What’s Killing the Whales?

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By Paul Rauber, Sierra Club The vultures circling overhead signaled that something was amiss on Limantour beach at Northern California’s Point Reyes National Seashore. First we saw a hunk of baleen the size of an ice chest. Further up the beach, the carrion eaters scattered as we came upon...
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