Our Neighborhood
Site Title
Earth

Keeping It Green

(There's no Planet B)

• News Services
• Latest News by Category

Environment News


For News Stories by Category:

Site Map shows all categories
where news specific to that
subject can be found.


Site Map

Updated: Jan. 27, 2020
Back Arrow

Decade's Biggest
Envoronmental Stories

The Science Guy's
Must-Read Quotes

 

Click the headline photo for the whole story

Brazil:At least 30 Killed
After Devastating Landslides
--The Telegraph
Jan. 26, 2020

At least 30 people have been killed in two days of intense storms in southeastern Brazil, officials from the state of Minas Gerais said on Saturday.

Seventeen people are also missing, seven injured, and some 3,500 have been forced out of their homes following a series of landslides and building collapses.

Television footage showed images of overflowing rivers, flood neighborhoods and trees and utility poles knocked over by the rushing water.

Serbians Take to Streets Demanding Cleaner Air
--Reuters
Wind Power
Jan. 17, 2019

Hundreds of protesters, some wearing surgical masks and respirators, took to the streets of the Serbian capital Belgrade on Friday, demanding the government tackle severe air pollution throughout the European Union candidate country.

Belgrade and several other Serbian towns, along with the capitals of neighboring Bosnia, Kosovo and North Macedonia, have been choked by dense smog for days, topping lists of the world’s most polluted cities ahead of Delhi, Calcutta, Lahore and Beijing.

“We are all breathing the same air ... it doesn’t matter if you are a member of the (ruling) Progressive Party ... or you are one of the people gathered here, so let’s do something to fix this,” Radomir Lazovic, a protest leader told Reuters.

 

Australian Beach Town
Devastated by Fire
--NY Times
Climate Change
Jan. 17, 2020

When Livia Albeck Ripka was about 15 months old and could only say a few words, one of them was “baitfish.” Her family had just returned from their annual summer vacation in Mallacoota, a beach town of a few hundred on the southeast coast of Australia, where they would catch tiny, glimmering fish and use them to lure flathead out of the water.

After they returned home, a patch of light shimmered on the wall, and according to her mother, she pointed to it and described what she saw: “baitfish.”

It was the Australian summer of 1990-91, and on the other side of the world, the Israeli military was handing out gas masks to its citizens because of the threat of attacks from Iraq. But in a fishing village thousands of miles away, where giant goannas scuttled through gumtrees and kookaburras laughed, her siblings were hunting for wild animal scat and leaping into the ocean.

The Australian Wildfires
Effect on Threatened Species
--Science News
Env Politics
Jan.13, 2020

Until last week, the Kangaroo Island glossy black cockatoo was one of Australia’s conservation success stories. Thanks to a recovery program that began in 1995, its wild population increased from 150 to 400, and its status was downgraded from critically endangered to endangered.

Now it’s part of an unfolding horror story.

Fires have raged across nearly 50% of Kangaroo Island, a 4,400-square-kilometer isle off the coast of the state of South Australia, destroying the habitat of the great majority of the birds. It’s unclear how many glossy black cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus lathami halmaturinus) survived. For those that escaped the flames, food may be scarce; it eats the seeds of single tree species in its habitat, the drooping she oak.

News Services

Roll over any link to learn more about it.
Click on it to connect to that link.

  • Alternative Energy Headlines
    Get the Environmental
    News Headlines

    Stay up to date on what’s happening in the alternative energy world.

  • Allegheny Front
    From the Allegheny Front

    It’s free, it’s objective, and it publishes a daily news story on climate and energy.

  • Clean Technica
    All Around Reporting
    on the Enviroment

    Electric vehicle, solar, & battery news + a world analysis site .

  • Climate Change Communication
    What is Climate Change Communication?

    Climate change communication refers to the diverse processes by which climate change-related information, knowledge, ideas, emotions, meaning, values, and behaviors flow between individuals and through societies.

  • Daily Climate
    Journalism that Drives
    the Discussion

    We are a publication of Environmental Health Sciences, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to driving science into public discussion and policy on environmental health issues, including climate change.

  • Earth Dot Com
    News About Nature, Science and Life

    —A website bringing you stories, beautiful images and videos.

    They cover a wide variety of environmental subjects.

  • Earther by Gizmodo
    News Affecting the
    Only Earth We Have

    Fixed on the Environment, focussing on news of the Northwest.

  • EarthFix News
    News Affecting America’s N.W.

    Fixed on the Environment, focussing on news of the Northwest.

  • EarthShare
    Top 30 Environmental
    News Sources and More

    EarthShare was founded in 1988 by America’s leading national environmental and conservation organizations with a clear mission: connecting workplaces to environmental causes. Today, EarthShare is your 501(c)(3) partner working at the intersection of the environmental community and corporate America to amplify sustainability efforts by galvanizing the power of employees. With an established member network of nearly 600 of America’s most respected nonprofits behind us, we help channel the passion for purpose in an evolving workforce to ensure a sustainable future.

    See the list of EarthShare member organizations working to protect our water, air, land, and wildlife, and the state affiliates and chapters who represent them.

    Click for their website where you
    can also subscribe to their newsletter.

  • Environmental News Network
    Covering All Aspects
    of the Energy Industry

    Reporting all aspects of environmental news,including Sustainability, Govt. Policy, Energy, Green Building and more.

  • Global Issues
    Looks Into Global Issues
    Affecting Everyone, Aiming to Show
    How Most Issues Are Inter-Related.

    There are over 550 articles on this site, mostly written by founder, Anup Shah. The issues discussed range from trade, poverty and globalization, to human rights, geopolitics, the environment, and much more. Spread over these articles, there are over 7,000 links to external articles, web sites, reports and analysis to help provide credence to the arguments made on this web site.

  • Green Car Reports
    Your Green Car Infocenter

    Looking for a source for Green Car information? You’ve come to the right place.

  • Green Energy Tribune
    Your Green Car Infocenter

    What you sohlud know about solar energy.

  • Greener Ideal (Green News Publication)
    A Canadian News
    Environmental Source

    -An independent environmental news and green living publication based in Ontario, Canada.

    Since 2008, they’ve been compiling interesting and innovative news items from around the globe and publishing original content and commentary on a daily basis.

    They focus on the areas of clean energy, sustainable transportation, innovative environmental technologies, and ways that people can ‘go green’ in their everyday lives.

  • Inside Climate News (Pulitzer-Winning)
    Pulitzer Prize Award Winning
    Environmental News Site

    Report on all things environment.

  • Mother Nature Network
    Mother Nature -
    Looking Out For Nature

    One of our best sources for environmental news, with coverage of Solar, Wind and Geothermal and events.

    They also include a magazine.

  • NY Times Climate Forward
    The New York Times
    Has a Dedicated Climate Site
  • Renewable Energy World
    All About - You Guessed It

    Featuring 'Earth Matters, Health, Lifestyle, Green Tech and Eco-Biz.

  • Reuters Environmental News
    Reuters Environmental News

    Covering just about all Environment News categories

  • The Revelator (What They Reveal)
    What Will Be Revealed Next?

    Revealing News, Ideas, Investigations abd more.

  • Solar Thermal Magazine
    Solar Thermal Power &
    Clean Energy Technology

    Featuring news on Climate Change, Research, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage, etc".

  • Up to Speed (Fom the Sierra Club)
    Sierra Club Environment News

    Covering Climate & Energy, Lands & Waters, Adventure, Green Lifestyle and their Magazine

  • Wind Power Monthly Magazine.
    WindPower Monthly

    News & in-depth analysis of wind power and renewable energy policy, legislation & regulation, pricing, tariffs & incentives, permitting and environmental issues.

  • Back Arrow