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

Trump Policies Sent U.S. Tumbling in a Climate Ranking

For four years under President Donald J. Trump, the United States all but stopped trying to combat climate change at the federal level. Mr. Trump is no longer in office, but his presidency left the country far behind in a race that was already difficult to win. A new reportContinue Reading

New evidence suggests California's environmental policies preferentially protect whites

Asian and Hispanic communities experience significantly more air pollution from economic activity compared to predominantly white neighborhoods across the state of California, according to new research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy. The study published in the journal Nature Sustainability suggests California’s environmentalContinue Reading

Balance economic & environment policies

Krishna Raj Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru THE environmental problems in India have assumed alarming proportions, encompassing all economic sectors and geographical areas. Economic globalisation has enhanced not only the GDP and per capita income but also the ecological footprint in terms of energyContinue Reading

Bloomberg Tax

New policies and the historic pace of their enforcement are driving ambitious targets to reduce plastic use. For years, international agencies prioritized the carbon footprint to address environmental effects. That broad approach to emissions is narrowing, with governments taking aim at the production, use/re-use, and disposal of plastics, often usingContinue Reading

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Plans include more courses, greater mental health support, increased staff representation By Srinidhi Narayanan Mar. 30, 2022 The MIT Asian American Initiative displayed posters and artwork in Lobby 7 to announce their list of Institute recommendations for improving Asian American inclusivity at MIT, Tuesday. Maximo Machado–The Tech The MIT AsianContinue Reading