France destroys seaside flats threatened by coastal erosion
French authorities on Friday started demolishing a seaside block of flats that has come to symbolise the country's battle against climate change-linked coastal erosion.
California versus other states: Comparing two competing proposals for Colorado River cuts
How to divide Colorado River cuts: A breakdown of how California's proposed water reductions compare with an offer submitted by six other states
What the crisis on the Colorado River means for Southern California
January storms provided California with much-needed rain, but water officials say it would be premature to loosen drought restrictions.
Pesticide Reform Bill Reintroduced in U.S. Senate, Advocates Call Changes Major But Not the Systemic Ones Needed
(Beyond Pesticides, February 7, 2023) U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) reintroduced legislation last week to increase protections against exposure to toxic pesticides. The Protect America’s Children from Toxic Pesticides Act of 2023 (PACTPA) eliminates many of the current problems with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), which regulates the registration and use of pe…
Taking a Holistic, Community-Based Approach to Toxic Pesticide Use to Achieve Environmental Justice
(Beyond Pesticides, February 6, 2023) During Black History Month, it is of note that on January 10, the Biden-Harris Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced funding of approximately $100 million for “projects that advance environmental justice in underserved and overburdened communities across the country” through its Environmental Justice Government-to-Government (EJG2G) program. While v…
With Environmental Collapse on the Horizon, California’s Sustainable Pest Management “Roadmap” Misses Mark
New Enforcement Rules for Organic Standards Far Surpass the Ongoing Poisoning in Chemical-Intensive Agriculture
Common Fungicide Adds to Growing List of Pesticides Linked to Gastrointestinal and Microbiome Damage