Newsom declares statewide drought emergency, urges California to conserve water
Gov. Newsom declared a statewide drought emergency Tuesday, as officials announced that Californians reduced water use an average of 5% in August.
Israeli minister sees opportunity at UN climate conference
Environment News: JERUSALEM: Israel's new environmental protection minister has set some ambitious goals: She believes she can use her office to play an important role .
Women in Agricultural Work at Increased Risk for Skin and Blood Cancers from Pesticide Exposure
(Beyond Pesticides, October 21, 2021) A study published in Environment International finds higher rates of various cancers among agricultural workers, with multiple myeloma (blood cancer) and melanoma (skin cancer) disproportionately impacting female farmers. Although research studies link cancer risk to genetic and external factors (e.g., cigarette smoke), there is increasing evidence that pes...