December 5, 2019

December 4, 2019

EPA Proposes Rule to Speed Up Disputed Industry Pollution Permits

The Environmental Protection Agency is hoping to "streamline" permit disputes that can occur between industries seeking pollution permits and communities or individuals that are brought before EPA's Environmental Appeals Board, according to a proposed rule posted Tuesday in the Federal Register.

December 3, 2019

Climate Change Hits Health, Yet Funds Lacking

Climate change is harming human health as more people suffer from heat stress, extreme weather and mosquito-borne diseases including malaria, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Yet less than 1 percent of international financing for climate action goes to the health sector.

December 2, 2019

John Kerry Launches Star-Studded Climate Coalition

John Kerry, the former secretary of state, has formed a new bipartisan coalition of world leaders, military brass and Hollywood celebrities to push for public action to combat climate change. The coalition, called World War Zero, includes former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter as well as moderate Republicans.

November 26, 2019

American Climate: The Sounds That Trigger Trauma for Disaster Survivors

The sounds and smells of a holiday fireworks show swept Daniel Hill back to the night that the Camp Fire swept through his hometown. For Brittany Pitts, hearing rain triggers the trauma of Hurricane Michael: "I think about that moment right before the roof came off." ICN's American Climate project tells their stories in words and video, including how easily sounds bring back the terrifying memories and emotions.

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