The military is the largest emitter in the US Gov’t — in fact, it’s the world 55th largest polluter

War isn’t clean, it would seem.

You’re eating a credit card’s worth of plastic each week, study says

We each consume about five grams of microplastics each week.

Caught red-handed: emissions from ammonia fertilizer plants were 100 times higher than the industry’s self-reported estimate

This is bad.

The ocean has much more plastic than we thought

There’s more plastic in the deep than there is on the surface.

Sustainable, edible straws made from wild grass are zero-waste alternative

To make things even better, the straws are also edible.

May 2019 sets new record for highest average atmospheric CO2 levels in history

Please, tell me again how this has nothing to do with emissions.

The governments of 187 countries agreed to limit international plastic movement — but the US is not among them

It’s good news, with a bad twist.

The world decreased coal energy usage for the first time since the Industrial Revolution

Every year, the world used to add more coal-fired power plants. Not anymore!

Plastic pollution may harm marine bacteria that produces 5% of the world’s oxygen

One of the world’s most fascinating tiny creature may be threatened by chemicals from marine plastic debris.

The UK had a coal-free week — the first time since 1882

This is the country’s first coal-free week since the advent of the Industrial Revolution.

How air pollution affects human health

Air pollution kills 5.5 million people around the world yearly.

Even mountain glaciers are now contaminated with microplastic

Truly, no place on Earth has escaped pollution.

It’s official: there’s more plastic in the oceans than ever before

Researchers are calling for change on all levels of society.

Microplatics can also travel by wind, new study shows

Even pristine mountainous landscapes are now polluted with microplastics.

New research says traffic exhaust is giving millions of kids asthma all around the world

That’s a lot of kids.

Researchers estimate the monetary and health cost associated with particulate matter

Oh boy, it’s not pretty.

New research produces a viable, biodegradable alternative to plastic

This might help us clamp down on plastic pollution.

It’s official: single-use plastics have been banned in the EU

Today’s vote is “essential in order to protect the marine environment and reduce the costs of environmental damage attributed to plastic pollution in Europe.”

Diesel is responsible for half of all premature deaths attributed to vehicle emissions

Vehicle tailpipe emissions were responsible for 385,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015.

Balloons are the most dangerous plastic pollution for seabirds

Balloons might be fun at parties but they become deadly serious once they reach the ocean.