Could Russia’s War in Ukraine lead to another Chornobyl-Type Global Nuclear Catastrophe?

Russian attack

As the world worries about Putin’s potential use of nuclear weapons, there is a more significant nuclear catastrophe threat being ignored.  In a little over a month, the Russian war on Ukraine has become a humanitarian and environmental disaster—already, thousands of people have been lost and the course of hundreds of thousands of lives has […]

Fake viral footage is spreading alongside the real horror in Ukraine. Here are 5 ways to spot it

T.J. Thomson, Queensland University of Technology; Daniel Angus, Queensland University of Technology, and Paula Dootson, Queensland University of Technology Amid the alarming images of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine over the past few days, millions of people have also seen misleading, manipulated or false information about the conflict on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, […]

PPE waste is a growing environmental burden these days


EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that PPE waste is a growing environmental burden these days. Is anyone working on ways to solve this problem? — B. Jackson, Jewett City, MD From healthcare workers and teachers, grocery clerks and students, no one has escaped the increased need […]


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