Controversial Environmental Issues

July 18, 2019 – 03:03 pm

Political disagreement over how the U.S. government has and should respond to national and global environmental problems sets the foundation for discussion in Controversial Issues in Environmental Policy. Kent Portney...

Urbanization, Environmental Issues

July 13, 2019 – 01:09 pm

It is clear that the world is becoming more and more urban. It has been predicted that by the year 2050, 70% of the human population on Earth will live in cities¹. There are many environmental problems that are...

Environmental Science Problems

July 8, 2019 – 01:06 pm

Agriculture plays a critical role in food security, political stability, and world peace and yet it leaves a big environmental footprint. Agriculture accounts for 33 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and...

List of Environmental Crisis

July 3, 2019 – 01:01 pm

With Donald Trump s nomination of climate change denialist Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, it comes as no surprise that he has pulled the US out of the landmark Paris Accord. With the US...

Temperate Forest Environmental Issues

June 28, 2019 – 01:00 pm

People often marvel at the radiant beauty of deciduous trees that glow with vibrant fall colors. Deciduous forests in temperate climates consist of maples, elms oaks, and other trees that lose their leaves when...

Chinese Environmental Issues

June 23, 2019 – 12:50 pm

China s sustainability issues are largely linked to the industrial processes that are supporting the country s economic development model. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images The sustainability issues facing China...

Environmental Impact Examples

June 18, 2019 – 12:39 pm

Land and water are ecologically linked in a natural system called a watershed. From the smallest droplet to the mightiest river, water works to shape the land, taking with it sediment and dissolved materials that...

Current Environmental Crisis

June 13, 2019 – 12:36 pm

There is no doubt that we currently face the widespread destruction of the environment. Today, humans have massively been caught in social as well as environmental destruction as they are at the core of the problem...

Environmental Problems in USA

June 8, 2019 – 12:31 pm

In order to frack, an enormous amount of water is mixed with various toxic chemical compounds to create frack fluid. This frack fluid is further contaminated by the heavy metals and radioactive elements that exist...

Effects of environmental Problems

June 3, 2019 – 12:31 pm

Environmental degradation is the disintegration of the earth or deterioration of the environment through consumption of assets, for example, air, water and soil; the destruction of environments and the eradication...

Environmental Problems in developing countries

May 29, 2019 – 12:19 pm

From longstanding to emerging hazards, environmental factors are a root cause of a significant burden of death, disease and disability – particularly in developing countries. The resulting impacts are estimated...

Environmental Issues in the Sahara Desert

May 24, 2019 – 12:16 pm

Environmental degradation has taken place in the Sahara region over the past centuries. 5 year old cave paintings have been found along the Libyan border from the Tassili des Ajjer Mountains in Algeria through Niger...

Three environmental Problems

May 19, 2019 – 12:08 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, for instance, is giving new meaning to the notion of pizza with extra cheese: A team at its research laboratory in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, has developed a material from milk protein...

Environmental Issues questions

May 14, 2019 – 11:56 am

TIMES-SHAMROCK FILE The former Marjol Battery recycling plant in Throop was a previously contaminated industrial site. Northeastern Pennsylvania’s industrial and mining heritage left its marks, but although some...

What Environmental?

May 9, 2019 – 11:44 am

Whether a homeowner or commercial business owner, solar energy is a clean, affordable, and sustainable way for anyone to generate electricity. While many people make the switch to solar for its substantial financial...

What are the Environmental Concern?

May 4, 2019 – 11:42 am

We re All About Wetlands Environmental Concern Inc. is a 501(c)3 public not for profit Corporation, that is dedicated to working with all aspects of wetlands; the most productive and fascinating ecosystems in the...

Environmental Problems we Face Today

April 29, 2019 – 11:41 am

The environmental movement seems to truly be lifting off as everyone is jumping on the going green bandwagon. Is it enough to reverse the effects of global warming that our people have wrought on the ecosystem...

Caterpillar Environmental Issues

April 24, 2019 – 11:33 am

This week I spoke with Tim Lindsey, Global Director of Sustainable Development at Caterpillar We discussed his career path, the culture of sustainability at Caterpillar, the company’s relationship with customers...

Environmental Issues in Thailand

April 19, 2019 – 11:32 am

Environmental problems faced by Thailand include: 1) land subsidence in Bangkok area resulting from the depletion of the water table; 2) droughts and water shortages; 3) air pollution from vehicle emissions; 4)...

List of Environmental Threats

April 14, 2019 – 11:29 am

The seven biggest environmental threats to the Earth are issues every person should understand and take action to see that these threats are eventually eliminated. Examining the various threats to the Earth s environment...

Environmental Issues Current Events

April 9, 2019 – 11:27 am

The Glasgow Goes Green Festival returned for its second year on Wednesday. Approximately 350 visitors enjoyed the free, celebratory showcase of workshops about environmental sustainability at SWG3 TV Studio in Glasgow...

What does Environmental Issues mean?

April 4, 2019 – 11:23 am

Making a product uses resources, such as raw materials and energy. This has an impact on the environment. There are a number of things that a designer might think about to reduce environmental impact: The material...

Major environmental Problems in developing countries

March 30, 2019 – 11:23 am

Pollution is one of the many environmental challenges facing the world today. The impact of pollution is more severe in developing countries, leading to ill health, death and disabilities of millions of people annually...

Environmental Issues Posters

March 25, 2019 – 11:20 am

How Can You Reduce Your Waste to Save Our Space? We invite your students to participate in the annual Environmental Pathways statewide poster and poetry/prose exhibit. The theme of the 2017 event is How Can You...

Historical Environmental Issues

March 20, 2019 – 11:12 am

In order for us to fully understand the Planet imperative of sustainability, it can be helpful to consider a historical context for the environmental issues that have shaped our world. Elkington has delineated the...

Current Topics in Environmental Science

March 15, 2019 – 11:05 am

ENV SCI 4665/5665 (830:165g). Environmental Health Science — 3 hrs. Comprehensive survey of the interaction between human health and the quality and state of the natural environment. Prerequisite(s): junior standing...

Environmental Topics

March 10, 2019 – 11:00 am

Many human activities result in air pollution, including emissions from vehicles and power plants, negatively impacting human health and economic efficiency. RFF experts have been analyzing policies to monitor and...

Environmental Issues in Indiana

March 5, 2019 – 11:00 am

Statement from John McNichols, Indiana Transportation Museum Board Chair “The pronouncement by the City of Noblesville and the Noblesville Parks Department about alleged environmental issues at the Indiana Transportation...

Environmental health housing Issues

February 28, 2019 – 10:56 am

Healthy housing - Experts call for international guidelines International guidance on healthy housing should be developed to help prevent a wide range of diseases and unintentional injuries that can be effectively...

Environmental Problems and Issues

February 23, 2019 – 10:50 am

The more scientists study the issue of food waste — and its worrying implications for both the environment and global food security — the clearer it becomes how much of a problem it is. Now, new research is giving...

Colorado River Environmental Issues

February 18, 2019 – 10:50 am

The river itself is apportioned to the previously mentioned seven states and Mexico as shown in Chart 1: CHART 1 (US Department of the Interior Reclamation Bureau, 1971 - 2005 [USDIRB]) The use of the Colorado River...

Greatest Environmental Threat

February 13, 2019 – 10:48 am

Cows, pigs, sheep and poultry have been awarded the dubious honour of being among the world’s greatest environmental threats, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report, entitled Livestock’s...

Environmental Issues in Uganda

February 8, 2019 – 10:48 am

Farmers in Kibaale district set forests ablaze to clear land for agricuture. This is mainly rampant during the dry season. © WWF-UCO/ Hellena Nambogwe Finding a balance Whether meeting sustenance needs means clearing...

Sustainable development Environmental Issues

February 3, 2019 – 10:43 am

One of the principal outcomes of Rio+20 was the call to produce a set of universally applicable sustainable development goals (SDGs) that balance the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainable...

Top Ten environmental Problems

January 29, 2019 – 10:41 am

1. Population: Without a doubt the biggest issue facing the environment is over population of humans. All other major environmental issues flow from the very fact that we are over populating the planet. In 1950...

List of Environmental Change

January 24, 2019 – 10:40 am

A participant visits the Africa pavilion Nov. 9 at a UN climate conference, in Marrakech, Morocco. President-elect Donald Trump s transition team has asked the Department of Energy to provide the names of all employees...

Environmental Crisis

January 19, 2019 – 10:37 am

In Margaret Atwood s dystopian novel The Handmaid s Tale, the environmental catastrophe of infertility in the human species meets its match in pre-existing sexism. While lots of people are learning to code for employment...

Local environmental Problems

January 14, 2019 – 10:35 am

In late March 2016, North Carolina took front stage in national political news. The legislature convened for a one-day special session to pass a bill preventing local governments from enacting anti-discrimination...

Environmental Issues in International Business

January 9, 2019 – 10:35 am

Environmental issues have been engaging increasing discussion in the international business horizon. As in the case of some other social issues in the fore, the environmental issues raised are mostly which disadvantage...

Environmental health Challenges

January 4, 2019 – 10:34 am

Edited by Sotiris Vardoulakis, Paul Wilkinson and Keith Dear. Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in...

Environmental Issues in Greece

December 30, 2018 – 10:30 am

Main themes and sectors addressed in the national State of Environment report The national state of the environment report (SoER) for the period 2008-2011 was published in 2014 by the National Centre for Sustainable...

Environmental Issues of Africa

December 25, 2018 – 10:29 am

Greenpeace joined other organisations in marking World Environment Day on Wednesday. (SABC) What does World Environment Day mean to the Greenpeace? For us, every day is World Environment Day (WED). As Greenpeace...

Environmental Issues in Egypt

December 20, 2018 – 10:23 am

Egypt has been suffering from severe water scarcity in recent years. Uneven water distribution, misuse of water resources and inefficient irrigation techniques are some of the major factors playing havoc with water...

Overpopulation Environmental Issue

December 15, 2018 – 10:08 am

Overpopulation is an undesirable condition where the number of existing human population exceeds the carrying capacity of Earth. Overpopulation is caused by number of factors. Reduced mortality rate, better medical...

Environmental impact of nuclear power

December 10, 2018 – 10:08 am

Steam coming out of nuclear power plant cooling towers is just hot water. Dry storage cask Some canisters are designed to be placed vertically in robust above-ground concrete or steel structures. Nuclear power reactors...

Environmental Problems List

December 5, 2018 – 10:04 am

There are few secrets in this rundown of NJ s top environmental problems: Sewer overflow, smog, open space, and sprawl are just a few of the nominees New Jersey’s environmental problems are well-known, ranging from...

Environmental Problems in our Community

November 30, 2018 – 10:04 am

Environmental awareness is to understand the fragility of our environment and the importance of its protection. Promoting environmental awareness is an easy way to become an environmental steward and participate...

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Modern environmental Problems

November 20, 2018 – 10:00 am

Together with many social and economic benefits of urbanization, there are also environmental problems. Cities comprise less than 3% of the Earth s surface, but there is an extraordinary concentration of population...

Ecological Problems in India

November 15, 2018 – 09:59 am

The interactive map, which shows the average levels of dangerous particulate matter in the air that can lodge in lungs and cause diseases, was made by the WHO in conjunction with the U.K.’s University of Bath. It...