HOME, a new documentary from French filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand, narrated by Glenn Close, is a tremendous illustration of nature at its finest and humanity’s impact on it at its most destructive. The film is showing for free at the East Village Cinema starting tomorrow.
Despite the dangers they pose to our health, there are no national limits on the amount of mercury and other toxins released from power plant smokestacks. But now the EPA is proposing to change that and wants to hear from you by August 4th.
Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign has helped put the kibosh on the construction of over 150 new coal-fired power plants and in the process has won a powerful ally for the next phase of their campaign.
With climate change we'll get more droughts, floods, wildfires, hurricanes and tornadoes. With home owner’s insurance we'll get higher rates, exclusions on coverage and denial of coverage altogether. Where are we headed?
An interview with environmental photographer J. Henry Fair, who shoots industrial scars on the land from up high in a plane. Fair discusses his photography, voting and environmental responsibility and why which toilet paper you choose is important.
James Whitlow Delano leads one of those lives you read about in NatGeo, spending his days traveling to exotic places, getting lost in the jungle with only his camera for company. Thankfully, he finds his way out and shares his photos with the world.
Industrial farms, also called factory farms or CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations) pollute the air in many ways, emitting foul odors, airborne particles, greenhouse gases, and numerous toxic chemicals. Industrial farms are leading producers of noxious substances such as nitrous oxide and ammonia. Air pollution from industrial farms can cause health problems in agricultural workers, in residents of neighboring communities, and in farm animals. Although strategies exist to reduce air pollution, many industrial farms do little or nothing in this regard.