pollution

8.14.19

Good Job, Humans: Arctic Snow Contains Rubber and Varnish

Microplastics and fibers in the Arctic snow likely came from pollution in the atmosphere, scientists say.

8.1.19

The Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire

A petrochemical facility at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas complex burst into flames on Wednesday.

6.17.19

You're Likely Inhaling 11 Tiny Bits of Plastic Per Hour

A new study suggests that our lungs are under siege in our own homes.

5.2.19

The Four Most Important Things You Can Do For The Environment

Industry isn’t doing its part to combat climate change, but you can make small, positive steps towards helping the planet.

4.15.19

Why Helsinki is tearing up its freeways

The Finnish city wants to make cars obsolete.

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4.2.19

Canada’s Environment Watchdog Calls Inaction on Climate Change ‘Disturbing’

A new report paints both the Liberals or the Conservatives as weak on climate change.

3.29.19

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favourite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.

1.21.19

Teen Diver Removes Shitload of Golf Balls from Pebble Beach Coastline

Eighteen-year-old diver Alex Weber stumbled across a huge swath of ocean floor completely covered by golf balls and has removed over 50,000 of them.

11.2.18

Most Canadians Support a Carbon Tax, Poll Finds

The change in support follows Justin Trudeau’s rebate announcement.

10.31.18

America's Next Water Contamination Crisis May Already Be Here

The family of chemicals called PFAS have been used in everything from carpeting to fast food wrappers. They also may have contaminated America's water.

10.10.18

Nestlé and Tim Hortons Among Canada’s Top Plastic Polluters

Thankfully, the top plastic polluters are all companies most Canadians should have a relatively easy time complaining about.

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