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On May 19, 2015, a rupture in an onshore pipeline transporting oil from offshore drilling platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel to onshore refineries spilled...

Dec 9, 2019 Blog Post
Broken pipelines, dirty refineries and the pollution impacts of energy infrastructure

The Trump administration has proposed opening much of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans off the U.S. coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. The...

Dec 4, 2019 Report

In the face of climate change and the potential for recurring, devastating drought, California needs to rethink agriculture - including how, where, and which crops...

Nov 26, 2019 Blog Post

Amid an explosion of online shopping and rapid shipping, it's time to take a serious look not just at how we recycle, but also at...

Oct 21, 2019 Blog Post

Too often, the impacts of our behavior on the environment and our health are invisible to us, making it hard to see the damage we’re...

Sep 26, 2019 Blog Post

In 1994, the CEOs of seven major tobacco companies in the United States were called before Congress and made to answer for the harm they...

Sep 18, 2019 Blog Post

Plans for new logging in one of the world’s last remaining temperate rainforests are a disaster for Alaska and the global climate.

Sep 10, 2019 Blog Post

Waste from e-cigs is a new problem, but it is no different than many other disposable products that have come onto the market. And there...

Jun 24, 2019 Blog Post
A Path to Eliminate Waste, Revitalize Soil and Tackle Global Warming

Communities across the U.S. – from rural towns to big cities – are increasingly adopting composting programs to cut the amount of waste they pay...

Jun 13, 2019 Report

When I first started hearing about efforts to ban single use plastic bags – the kind at the grocery store check-out – I admit I...

Jun 11, 2019 Blog Post

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