Every day we throw away millions of pieces of single-use plastic. California environmental groups are pressing for a bill or ballot initiative to limit their production.

Every day we throw away millions of pieces of single-use plastic. California environmental groups are pressing for a bill or ballot initiative to limit their production. Most California environmentalists want limits on the manufacture plastics. But negotiations on a bill in the legislature has unveiled a divide between groups willingContinue Reading

INVESTIGATION: Controversy trails procurement of N244.6m chemicals, as EHORECON, Environment Ministry dodge responsibility

* Environment ministry, EHORECON deny awarding contracts Some discrepancies in the 2020 COVID-19 contract awards linked to the Environmental Health Officers Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) for procuring Chlorine-based chemicals with outdoor applications have necessitated a critical look.   The project awarded at the peak of the pandemic to be implemented inContinue Reading

Crisis Text Line controversy raises questions about the ethics of big data

Years after Nancy Lublin founded Crisis Text Line in 2013, she approached the board with an opportunity: What if they converted the nonprofit’s trove of user data and insights into an empathy-based corporate training program? The business strategy could leverage Crisis Text Line’s impressive data collection and analysis, along withContinue Reading

After biodiversity bill controversy, environmental advocates give mixed review to new budget - Halifax

Environmental advocates in Nova Scotia are giving mixed reviews to the newly tabled provincial budget, which includes investments in both green programming and the fossil fuel industry. Presented in the legislature on Thursday, the document includes more than $80 million in spending commitments on new and continuing climate-friendly initiatives, spreadContinue Reading