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25 June 2017, Environmental Health News
Volcanologist Jess Phoenix would agree with President Donald Trump on one thing: There's something wrong with Washington, D.C. "We need science in our everyday lives," she said, speaking in April at the Los Angeles March for Science. "Ignorance is the disease." more...
25 June 2017, Environmental Health News
The email landed almost as soon as I woke up on Father’s Day in Phoenix, where I work as bureau chief. Bryant Rousseau, an editor on the International desk, asked if I could help out on a story about the wildfire that killed at least 64 people in Portugal, including many who were trapped inside their cars. more...
25 June 2017, Environmental Health News
With his 2006 documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, former U.S. vice president Al Gore drew public attention to the threat of climate change. This July, An Inconvenient Sequel opens in theaters. Gore, 69, says the stakes are higher now but the solutions are clearer. more...
25 June 2017, Environmental Health News
Nearly everyone other than science-denying Republican Party leaders understands the importance of a carbon pollution tax. more...