Climate

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Two federal agencies on Friday quietly finalized two reports, set for release next week, that found offshore fracking in California poses no "significant" risk to the environment—paving the way for oil and gas companies to resume the controversial extraction method in the Santa Barbara Channel and imperiling the region's wildlife in the process,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
For the first time, the G7 has set an actual deadline for ending massive fossil...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
From the city of Venice to the Statue of Liberty, dozens of natural and...

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Big Problem, Cunning Small Solution Dept: With our oceans fouled by an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic - much of it those pesky, deadly six-pack rings from the 6.3 billion gallons of beer America guzzles each year - a Florida craft brewery has created 100% biodegradable rings from recycled barley and wheat that can double as lunch for any innocent marine animals who come upon them. Brilliant.