Politics

Victory: Plastic Microbead Pollution Ban

BY ON January 14, 2016
  Microplastic has become an insidious source of pollution in our lakes, streams, and oceans. The tiny plastic beads are added to face wash, body scrub, cleansers, and even toothpaste to provide more scrubbing power. Scientists estimate there are about 300,000 microbeads in an average bottle...

TOPICS: Activism, Politics, Toxics

In 2015, Climate Change Mattered

BY ON December 28, 2015
It’s that time of year, when I deliver my mid-December look back at the past twelve months and share my hopes for 2016. It’s hard (well, maybe not that hard!) to believe that certain folks haven’t moved an inch on their belief systems. Top offenders...

TOPICS: Climate Change, Politics