THE ENVIRONMENT

4.26.19

Tens of Thousands Sign Petition Begging McDonald's UK to Use Plastic Straws Again

One not-at-all hyperbolic Twitter user wrote, “McDonald’s paper straws have literally ruined my life.”

4.17.19

How to Be a Music Fan with a Low-Carbon Impact on the Planet

Make your own music? Walk three hours to a gig? Here's everything you can do instead of streaming Drake so much the earth burns.

3.18.19

Restaurant Owners, Styrofoam Cup Maker Sue San Diego Over Styrofoam Ban

Local restaurant groups and a styrofoam cup maker claim that the city did 'zero environmental analysis.'

3.7.19

Florida Legislator Proposes Ban On Plastic Straw... Bans

The bill would prevent any local government from banning the straws until at least 2024.

10.10.18

How to Cook, Snack, and Shop in the Age of Seriously Scary Climate Change

You may be feeling helpless, but here are seven things you can start doing today to shrink your carbon footprint.

7.27.18

Crab Shells Could Become the Plastic of the Future

Researchers have found that instead of going into the garbage, crab shells could be going into a new form of biodegradable packaging.

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7.12.18

I Tried Every Type of Non-Plastic Straw So You Don't Have To

The war on plastic straws is here, and you're going to need to know what your options are.

5.11.18

Plastic Straws Are On Their Way Out

“I can survive not having a straw. I think most people can cut down on single-use plastics like straws,” says the author of California's anti-straw bill.

1.30.18

Questionable Study Says Breakfast Sandwiches Are Killing the Planet

Some experts are calling BS on the notion that you should panic over your bacon-egg-and-cheese habit.

7.3.17

Fish Becoming 'Intersex' Because of Flushed Contraceptive Pills

Which doesn't sound great!

1.24.17

Photos of the London Roads That Have Already Breached Their Annual Pollution Limits

And the areas that are expected to very soon.

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