The Food and Drug Administration has failed to act on dangerous hair straighteners that contain unsafe levels of formaldehyde and pose a significant health hazard to consumers and salon workers, the Environmental Working Group and Women’s Voices for the Earth allege in a motion filed July 28 in federal district court.
Global, web-based community to pool intelligence to create solutions to address climate change
While nearly every country in the world – along with many companies, cities, regions, and other organizations – has outlined goals for addressing climate change, there is still much work to be done to create the detailed implementation plans to actually achieve these goals.
It's back to school time and in our article entitled Top 10 things to Green Your Back to School Shopping we totally skipped the most important way to reduce your kid's contribution to the landfill, lunchtime. School lunches are the most wasteful part of your child's day. From brown paper bags to plastic baggies to plastic straws to all that packaging for quick snacks, lunchtime has become an hour of waste. Here are some tips and products to help reduce all that single-use disposable waste in the lunch sack. (Hint: These aren't bad ideas for Mom and Dad too.)
Working people at the Environmental Protection Agency have dedicated their careers to keeping America's air clean and water safe. They serve without political agenda and keep their focus on protecting community health for all Americans – now and in the future. But, despite making massive strides in keeping dangerous pollutants out of our drinking water and air, civil servants at the EPA may soon see their work unraveled.
Applica Water Products LLC, a leading developer of water filtration products, is pleased to announce the launch of its new, Clear2O® ADVANCED Water Filtration Pitcher for RV Market
It's not only retirees looking to tour the country in motor homes, the millennial generation is also fueling new growth in recreational vehicle sales, interested in experiencing life on the GO! But, one of the things that continues to be a nuisance, regardless if you are a retiree or millennial, is the taste of water in campgrounds.
Project Learning Tree and Sustainable Forestry Initiative Join Forces to Expand Youth Environmental Education Programs
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that SFI has become the new home of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT is an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase youth understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it. PLT's integration into SFI provides an opportunity for the program to expand its reach and impact. And SFI's role as a sustainability leader will be bolstered by PLT's expertise in education, an increasing focus in SFI's community engagement work. PLT was previously housed at the American Forest Foundation.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to decide on whether to ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used agricultural pesticide linked to damaging the developing brains of children with reduced IQ, loss of working memory and attention deficit disorders.
Havelock Wool is changing the green building environment with their Insulation Toddlers can Snuggle. Havelock Wool is environmentally friendly and made completely out of New Zealand sheep wool. Made of 100% wool and pinch of boric acid this insulation keeps your home envelope tight and insects out.
We bet you didn’t think climate change could make you laugh! But this new series can…
The Primetime Emmy® Award-winning television and digital series Years of Living Dangerously has joined forces with Funny Or Die to launch a new digital series which tackles the issues surrounding climate change with humor.
Ocean Tipping Points collaborative launches new science-based guide, tools and resources to support management of a changing ocean
Crossing an ecosystem tipping point creates dramatic change. From collapsed fisheries and coastal dead zones, to melting sea ice and dying coral reefs, the consequences are often devastating to both the environment and the people who depend on it. Tipping points occur when small shifts in human pressure or environmental conditions bring about large, sometimes abrupt changes in a system - whether in a human society, a physical system, an ecosystem, or our planet’s climate.