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Our Laundry Is Fouling Arctic Seawater With Microplastics

https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2021/01/our-laundry-is-fouling-arctic-seawater-with-microplastics/This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Arctic is “pervasively” polluted by microplastic fibers that most likely come from the washing of synthetic clothes by people in Europe […]

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Last Trump sale of public lands for fracking prompts outrage and hope

https://wildearthguardians.org/brave-new-wild/news/last-trump-sale-of-public-lands-for-fracking-prompts-outrage-hope-that-president-elect-biden-to-follow-through-with-oil-and-gas-leasing-moratorium/ Trump has made it a goal to sell as much public land as possible for fracking over the last four years, but thankfully after today, the administration’s pro-fossil fuel, climate and science denying, anti-public […]

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Environmental organizations remain overwhelmingly white

https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2021/01/environmental-organizations-remain-overwhelmingly-white/From heat waves to flooding, climate change disproportionately harms communities of color. But Andrés Jimenez, executive director of the nonprofit Green 2.0, says that among organizations working on climate solutions, “when you look around the […]