New EPA advisor believes air is “a little too clean for optimum health”

Unfortunately, it seems like this administration is hellbent on making the EPA an anti-scientific, destructive organization.

E.P.A. removes climate science sections from its website

The EPA could be called a captive agency.

Global pollution linked to one in six premature deaths. It’s worse than wars, AIDS and road accidents combined

The real scope of pollution and how it affects livelihoods is often misrepresented.

Water wells serving 2 million Americans could be contaminated with high levels of Arsenic

Millions of Americans are potentially exposed to high concentrations of arsenic from their drinking water.

Human activity is destroying the ozone layer — again

The ozone layer recovery could be delayed by as many as 30 years by rising industrial pollutants.

In 2016, Coca-Cola produced 1 billion more plastic bottles than in 2015

The forgotten ingredient of a Coke — plastic.

Scientists find blocks of polystyrene at the North Pole

The Arctic is screwed.

That study about larvae eating plastic is full of holes

More research needs to be done.

The devastating state of ocean pollution in one depressing photo

The author wishes this photo ‘didn’t exist’.

Tapwater around the world is full of microplastics, study reveals

It’s literally everywhere.

Air pollution wrecks our DNA, makes us more susceptible to heart failure

If you’re expecting, taking some time to visit some more pristine areas of the world might do wonders to your baby’s health in the long run.

Rush hour pollution might be much worse than we thought, new study concludes

Stuck in traffic? I’ve got some bad news…

The down-low on microplastics

They are everywhere!

Coral reefs generate $36 billion in tourism every year but we offer little in return

Millions of people enjoy diving around reefs every year.

Exposure to BPA might reprogram the brains of turtles — affecting them genetically

It changes their genes.

Virtually all sea salt is contaminated with microplastic, study finds

Pass me the sea salt please, and hold the plastic.

It’s so hot that Antarctica is going green, as global warming triggers moss explosion

When we said ‘Go green,’ this really wasn’t what we had in mind.

Remote Island in the middle of the Pacific is the most plastic-littered place on Earth

What was supposed to be one of the most pristine locations on Earth has now become a landfill.

Diesel cars sold in 2015 emit 50% more NOx emissions than anyone thought

The ‘Diesel Gate’ scandal runs deep and its effects will be widely felt for many years to come.

New method can remove small, but dangerous, amounts of chemicals from freshwater

It could remove almost all traces of pesticides, medication, and detergents.