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America’s Mental Health Crisis

1 out of every 5 adult Americans experiences a mental illness each year, and 1 in 25 experience a serious mental illness. American youth (aged 13-1...

Weekly News Roundup June 2nd-8th

Climate Change In the Midwest, corn planting is the most delayed it's been in recorded U.S. history, thanks to the rainiest spring on record for th...

Weekly News Roundup - April 21st-28th

Climate Change Karsten Moran for The New York Times NYC is expected to pass new legislation that would set emission caps for many different types o...

Weekly News Roundup - April 14th-21st

Climate Change Sean Rayford/Stringer A recent study by Swiss Re found that climate change is becoming increasingly costly for the insurance industr...

Weekly News Roundup - April 7th-13th

Climate Change Sam McNeil / Associated Press Not good: glaciers are melting much faster than scientists previously thought Chevron, Occidental Petr...

Weekly News Roundup March 31st-April 6th

Climate Change Canada has imposed a carbon tax on four of its provinces. This is a great decision, especially given that Canada is warming at twic...

Weekly News Roundup - March 17th-23rd

Climate Change From Nairobi to Hong Kong to the San Francisco: Click here to see photos of last week's student climate change demonstrations, and ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 10th-16th

Climate Change Studies suggest that political leaders need to see climate change as psychological crisis in order to gain bipartisan support for ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 3rd-9th

Climate Change Wallace Broecker, often referred to as the "grandfather of climate science" recently passed away. Before he died, he urged scientis...

Weekly News Roundup - February 23rd-March 2nd

Climate Change Climate gentrification is already happening in LA and Miami Another beloved product threatened by climate change: Cuban cigars Evid...

Weekly News Roundup - October 28th-November 3rd

Climate Change “As people who care about climate change become more frustrated at the failure of the administration and Congress to act, they inc...

Weekly News Roundup - October 14th-20th

Climate Change Various policies regarding taxing/pricing/selling carbon emissions have failed miserably in the past. But after the grim IPCC repo...