Ari Phillips

Tiny Plastic Microbeads Are Being Banned in States Across the Country for ‘Causing Mega-Problems’

A year after imposing a statewide ban on plastic bags, this week California could come significantly closer to passing the country’s strictest ban on another environmentally damaging plastic product: microbeads.

Keep reading... Show less

California's Massive Storms Will Do Little to Alleviate Its Drought Crisis

It’s the rainy season in California, but until this week you wouldn’t have known it. After many worrisome months, and three severely dry years, California finally got some respite from its drought, in the form of a deluge of precipitation of up to 10 inches in some places.

Keep reading... Show less

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.