Stories by Lorraine Chow

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Posted on: May 23, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

Pope Francis called climate change "a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation."

Posted on: May 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

People around the world are suffering from ecoanxiety, a feeling of impending environmental doom.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As uneaten food rots in landfills, it releases a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

The amount spilled is currently unclear.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

As the world's largest economy, the United States' withdrawal from the accord could significantly weaken the global pact.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

If all of the ice the Larsen C ice shelf holds back slides into the ocean, it will raise sea levels globally by four inches.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

A tiny bug is driving salmon prices higher and creating a "chemical arms race in the seas."

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

New calculations make the Belle Fourche spill one of the largest in state history.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's former company stands to make a fortune.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

Trump disagrees with majority of Americans, who are opposed to fracking and drilling on public lands.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

Ninety percent of global fish stocks either fully fished or overfished.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

This is what cutting-edge looks like: The 'world's first post-organic produce' grows at this vertical farm.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Evidence is mounting that diet sodas do the opposite of what they claim to do.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

One in four Americans are unsure about the safety of their tap water.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

Though it has some of the best on-shore wind resources the U.S., Wyoming Is by far the nation's largest coal producer.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017, Source: EcoWatch

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease affects up to 90 million people in the U.S.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Turns out, there is such a thing as too much cheese.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2016, Source: EcoWatch

More than 60 million trees have died this year alone—an increase of more than 100 percent compared to last year.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2016, Source: EcoWatch

Senator Jeff Sessions' appointment would be good news for the pending Bayer-Monsanto mega-merger.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

You’d have to use your beloved cotton tote at least 327 times for it to be more carbon-friendly than plastic.