There are more than 12,000 types of PFAS chemicals, sometimes called “forever chemicals” because they do not naturally break down—and these chemicals can be found in our taps.
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One of the expert witnesses in the Monsanto trials is a medical doctor who has written a book to raise awareness of the connections between the cancer non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Monsanto's Roundup chemicals.
More than a third of US households cook with gas stoves, which emit nitric oxides, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde—airborne pollutants that can trigger asthma, wheezing and other respiratory problems.
It may be a crappy reality, but chemicals used in making toilet paper don't just get flushed. They then find their way to our food chain.
Floating solar panels are far less common in the US, but adaptation appears to be on the rise. The largest projects are concentrated in California and Florida.
As climate change intensifies under agriculture’s pesticide dependence, a new report suggests dependence on pesticides today will amplify pesticide use in the future.
According to data collected by the Environmental Working Group, arsenic contamination was found in drinking water above the EPA’s legal limit in 31 states, with 543,000 people possibly impacted.
Big utilities in California have pushed the Public Utilities Commission to cut the rebate for energy returned to the grid by about 75%, decimating one of the strongest incentives for consumers to go solar.
As adoption of solar projects on farmland climbs, many farmers and industry players are looking for ways to add solar to agricultural production without halting crop production.
No one knows for sure how much plastic is in the world’s oceans, but in 2015 the best guess was 150 million metric tons, growing by eight to 11 million metric tons a year.
Baumann was instrumental in driving Bayer to buy Monsanto and has been the public face of the company’s continued insistence that Monsanto’s Roundup, and other glyphosate-based herbicides, are not carcinogenic.
A long list of upcoming trials are complicating Bayer’s efforts to escape the costly, ongoing litigation over the health effects of Roundup.