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Meet Rebecca Sabnam: How Growing Up In Bangladesh Inspired A 17-Year-Old Climate Activist

When reflecting upon her childhood in Bangladesh, Rebeca Sabnam recalls wading through waist-length waters to get to school. But when she moved to New York City, things changed. Sabnam realized this frequent…

Meet Elsa Mengistu: The Story Of A 19-Year-Old Howard University Student Fighting Environmental Racism

“I do not believe climate change is a social justice issue. I know it is a social justice issue.” These are the words of 19-year-old climate justice activist Elsa Mengistu, an Ethiopian-born…

EPA chief: the new USMCA trade agreement is “the first time environmental provisions are the center of a North American Trade Agreement”

Recently, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will be “the first time ever environmental provisions are the center of a North American Trade Agreement.” In a teleconference announcing…

What do Q-tips and tissues have in common? Danish startup LastObject makes reusable ones in hopes of ending throwaway culture

When Kaare Frandsen and siblings Nicolas and Isabel Aagaard first started working together, they focused on designing chairs and kitchenware. But after a few years, they believed there seemed to be enough…

Meet Coyote Peterson: The Story Of How An Acclaimed YouTuber Uses His Platform Of 17 Million Subscribers To Spark Environmental Action

With over 17 million subscribers and 3 billion views, YouTuber Coyote Peterson has recaptured the charm of wildlife contemporaries like Steve Irwin and Les Stroud. He’s stepped inside a volcano, gotten his…

Italian researchers find rising global temperatures and air conditioning costs may drive low-income families into energy poverty

On a hot summer day, the air thick with humidity, nothing feels better than grabbing a popsicle and sitting by the closest AC vent. What has many scientists concerned, however, is that…