All Blogs / Society & Culture / Issues & Causes / Environmentalism / Popular


Serena Williams beats Venus, but little else is revealed at Wimbledon

When Venus and Serena Williams played on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Monday, the match fell way short of the buildup.

Hit by drought and seawater, Bangkok tap water may run out in a month

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bangkok's tap water supply may run out in a month, as the country waits for long overdue rains to replenish sources depleted by drought and threatened by seawater creep, the chief of the capital's water authority said.

Study urges 10 climate actions to curb warming, lift GDP

OSLO (Reuters) - More efficient energy use and investments in greener cities are among 10 measures that can help the world to slow global warming while also spurring economic growth, an international report said on Tuesday.

Climate change leaves trees out to dry

We’re OK with the drought killing your lawn — but, c’mon, the trees, too?

Fast-moving Idaho wildfire destroys upscale homes in resort area

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A fast-moving wildfire in Idaho that destroyed several upscale homes and forced 200 residents to flee prompted the governor on Monday to declare a disaster emergency that would free up federal funds to help fight the blaze.

Trump takes on Mexican government in latest comments on immigrants

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump clarified his campaign launch speech in which he accused Mexican immigrants of being rapists, saying Monday that he blamed the Mexican government, not the "fabulous" Mexican people, for sending criminals across the border.

Rule changes for 2016 in prep baseball, softball

Beginning with the 2016 season in prep baseball, umpires will be required to issue a warning to coaches before restricting them to the dugout or ejecting them as part of a new penalty progression to promote preventative officiating.

“True Detective” wants to remind us that sometimes L.A. is just the worst

The third episode of this blighted season delves into the parts of the city that are far, far uglier than freeways and industrial pollution.

Why crushing bees into soup could actually help them

By studying the bees' DNA, scientists can better understand what's killing and saving them.

'Female Viagra' a political tightrope for FDA, advisors warn

Science and politics are making uneasy bedfellows as officials at the Food and Drug Administration weigh a proposed drug to enhance female sexual desire, a trio of experts on drug safety warned Monday.

Can't we prevent child abuse?

To the editor: The torture and killing of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez ("D.A. seeks death penalty in torture case," July 2) at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend was as tragic and horrifying as it was preventable. It is unfathomable that this child endured unspeakable acts of abuse from...

What are Greece's options now?

Greek voters' resounding rejection of international creditors' demands may have strengthened the hand of their prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, who rose to power promising to halt painful austerity measures imposed in the bailout. But what options are open to the Greek leader when he meets with...

Which is harder, Tetris or climate change?

If there's anyone who knows how to solve big problems, it's Henk Rogers, discoverer of Tetris.

The EPA could ban this toxic pesticide

The feds get tough on one of the more toxic pesticides in food farmers' bug-killing arsenal.

Ringo Starr to mark 75th birthday outside Capitol Records in Hollywood

Ringo Starr will celebrate his 75th birthday on Tuesday with a little help from his friends, including filmmaker David Lynch, Eagles guitarist-songwriter Joe Walsh and musician Edgar Winter, outside Capitol Records in Hollywood.

The Koch brothers are lobbying in Europe now too

Turns out this particular plague is not confined to the U.S.

Kourtney Kardashian reportedly dumps a hard-partying Scott Disick

Kourtney Kardashian has reportedly called it quits with Scott Disick -- like, dumped him -- after three children and about 10 years together.

Turning Reclaimed Wood Into Design Studio Quality Furnishings: Artas Designs

Maine's Artas Designs takes used materials like reclaimed wood, and turns them into design studio quality furnishings for a variety of commercial clients The post Turning Reclaimed Wood Into Design Studio Quality Furnishings: Artas Designs appeared first on Sustainablog.

Video shows Florida State QB De'Andre Johnson hitting woman, officials say

The state attorney's office of Florida says a video released Monday shows Florida State freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson punching a woman at a Tallahassee bar last month.

Canadian army called in as Saskatchewan fires force 13,000 to evacuate

(Reuters) - The Canadian military has been called in to help fight wildfires in the Western province of Saskatchewan, where 112 active fires have forced the evacuation of more than 13,000 people and threatened several remote towns on Monday.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC