Scientists have been warning about climate change for years. Wildfires, landslides, melting icebergs and catastrophic hurricanes are just a few of the extreme climate-change related events that have occurred over recent years. Many companies have […]
Drexel Scientists Surface From 2020 With 37 New Species
Biodiversity reaches through time and across the land, air and sea. It’s demonstrative of how diverse life on planet Earth is, has been and can be. This knowledge can illuminate how climate disruption, habitat loss […]
Wild Animals Aren’t Infiltrating Our Cities, They Live There
“Animals take to the streets amid lockdown,” reads an article recently published in the Guardian – however, the numerous claims that wildlife are reclaiming our cities, is a bit out-of-sort. Because fewer people are venturing […]
Exposing the Networks of Climate Action Opposition, It’s Not Just Oil…
It comes as no surprise that coal companies, railroads and electrical utilities are the most numerous and influential members of the Climate Change Countermovement (CCCM). What’s less clear, is exactly who plays a role in […]
Drexel Experts Consider the Green New Deal
Unrealistic. Not ambitious enough. Too little, too late. Worth a shot? Already the subject of a great deal of conjecture and debate, the Green New Deal, a broad set of policy goals addressing environmental justice […]
3 Ways Philadelphia Can Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions While Fixing Its Traffic Problem
As Philadelphia tries to sort out its problem with traffic, now is the perfect time to consider how transportation policy can support the City’s goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions —according to environmental engineering […]
What’s it Like Being an American at a World Conference on Climate Change?
Since the Trump Administration announced that the United States would begin the process of exiting the Paris Agreement back in June, and has since slowly scrubbed mentions of climate change from many of its agencies’ […]
Q+A: Are We Planning to Fail by Repealing the Clean Power Plan?
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to repeal the Clean Power Plan, an Obama Administration initiative intended to curtail greenhouse gas emissions so that the nation could reach the emissions benchmarks set forth in […]
Media Watch: Want to Know What’s in Your Water?
The nonprofit watchdog Environmental Working Group recently released a database that compiled publicly available information from water testing programs at more than 50,000 water utility operators across the country from 2010-2015. Its premise is that […]
Q+A: Are Wildfires Really That Bad?
In California, nine different wildfires have destroyed roughly 70,000 acres. They are just 40 percent contained. A fire that cropped up in Lovell Canyon near Las Vegas has consumed roughly 300–400 acres. With thunderstorms likely […]