A day after their boss essentially called reporters cowards for their coverage of Hurricane Harvey, the Environmental Protection Agency criticized an Associated Press reporter for his coverage of the agency’s response to flooded hazardous waste sites in southeast Texas. In a press release titled “EPA Response To The AP’s Misleading Story,” the EPA characterized the […]
Just last week a report found that American citizens’ insatiable appetite for meat is resulting in the largest-ever “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. Now we've learned that furry family members are just as guilty when it comes to environmental degradation. This is because American cats and dogs rank 5th in global meat consumption, according to a new study.[...]
An often cited claim that humans, who are smarter and more technologically advanced than their ancestors, originated in response to climate change is challenged in a new report by a Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology researcher at George Washington University.
There’s no federal law requiring e-waste to be recycled, and procedures nationwide are often fragmented and cumbersome. Last April, Apple released its 58-page Environmental Responsibility Report, an ecological “progress report” for the...Show More Summary
The Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network collects reports on how the world region is transforming in response to climate change. Victoria Kotongan grew up in the Native Village of Unalakleet, Alaska, where she still lives and hunts grouse for subsistence. Show More Summary
I was interested to read a discussion by PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) of a report from USDA’s Inspector General on a survey of the research climate within the agency. The USDA did the survey after Dr. JonShow More Summary
Living in a stimulating environment has a wide range of health benefits in humans and has even been shown to fight cancer in mice, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A study published April 25 in Cell Reports reveals that...Show More Summary
The company in its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report said it aims to have a 'closed-loop' supply chain, 'where products are built using only renewable resources or recycled material.'
Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.
Apple has released its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report, which covers the company's progress on environmental impact initiatives from the 2016 fiscal year. The report details Apple's work in reducing its carbon footprint, helping...Show More Summary
Apple has released its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report, outlining details throughout fiscal year 2016 on the company’s efforts in making all of its operations more eco-friendly. In addition to Apple’s continued push toward completely...Show More Summary
Apple has set a lofty goal for itself: use only renewable materials in its products to protect the environment and avoid “blood minerals.” In its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report, released today ahead of Earth Day, the company said it is “challenging ourselves to one day end our reliance on mining altogether.” Greenpeace, however, thinks that’s not enough.… Read More
Just ahead of Earth Day, Apple has released its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report [PDF] with a lofty new goal: ending mining. Apple says the company is working on a "closed-loop supply chain" that would allow it to stop mining...Show More Summary
Apple has a history of being one of the most environmentally conscious companies, and it’s about to take those efforts a step further. According to Apple’s 2017 Environment Responsibility Report released today, the company’s latest environmental initiative will see it “stop mining the earth altogether.” “Climate change is undeniable. Show More Summary
A report by TCO Certified compares 2016 environmentally and socially responsible working conditions in IT factories to those in 2013. The post IT Manufacturers Using Safer Chemicals in Products appeared first on Environmental Leader...
As investing on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) lines gains traction and SRI (Socially Responsible Investing), accounting for over $8.72trn under management in the US that considers ESG criteria, the London Stock Exchange launch new guidance on ESG reporting for other exchanges to follow.
In response to the worsening air quality in the highly populous city, the Chinese capital of Beijing will reportedly be launching an "environmental police force" intended to track down persistent polluters Beijing Establishing “Environmental...Show More Summary
To ensure the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is responsive to changing environmental conditions like climate change and sea-level rise, as well as to changes in water management, a new report by the National Academies...Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) To ensure the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is responsive to changing environmental conditions like climate change and sea-level rise, as well as to changes...Show More Summary
Beef industries across the world, which are under social, environmental and economic pressure of becoming more sustainable and responsible, should take notes from some recent progress and challenges as reported by the Canadian beef industry.