Brazil keeps protecting Indigenous land in the Amazon. It’s not stopping deforestation.

Even with strict regulations, protected areas are losing forest to weakened environmental policies.Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

The US has a new pollution rule for heavy-duty trucks for the first time in 2 decades

Cleaner trucks will mean better air and health for overburdened communities.Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Cosmo Oil/Denka/Iwatani/JFE Steel/JNC/KH Neochem/Maruzen Petrochemical/UBE Elastomer/Ube Material Industries/Yokogawa – Signing of MoU on Joint Study of Activities for the Realization of a Carbon Neutral Industrial Complex in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture

Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd., Denka Company Limited, Iwatani Corporation, JFE Steel Corporation, JNC Corporation, KH Neochem Co., Ltd., Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd., UBE Elastomer Co. Ltd., Ube Material Industries, Ltd., and Yokogawa Electric Corporation hereby announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a joint study into activities for the establishment of a carbon neutral industrial complex in the Goi district of Ichihara City and the Soga District of Chiba City in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture (hereafter referred to as…

‘Nature-rinsing’: How polluters use the beauty of nature to clean up their image

‘Nature-rinsing’: How polluters use the beauty of nature to clean up their image

Ever wonder why ads show SUVs dashing through the forest?Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

In Oregon, farmers are revamping century-old irrigation canals to stem water loss

In Oregon, farmers are revamping century-old irrigation canals to stem water loss

Converting irrigation ditches into pipelines can save water — and create a new source of renewable energy.Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Drake’s private jet shows the climate impact of the influencer economy

Drake’s private jet shows the climate impact of the influencer economy

The rapper’s Boeing 767 was a gift from a Canadian cargo airline. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Yokogawa Adds Explosion-Proof Version of TDLS8200 Probe Type Tunable Diode Laser Spectrometer to OpreX Analyzer Lineup

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has developed an explosion-proof version of the TDLS8200 probe type tunable diode laser spectrometer and will release it for sale on July 25 as part of its OpreX™ Analyzer family. Source: Yokogawa Electric Corporation…

Does planting trees actually help the climate? Here’s what we know.

Does planting trees actually help the climate? Here’s what we know.

Trees are great at capturing warming gases, but mass-planting efforts tell a tricky story.   Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Yokogawa Successfully Completes Proof of Concept for Optimization of Operations at US Wastewater Reclamation Facility Producing Potable Water

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that it has successfully completed a proof of concept test of technology that reduces energy consumption and stabilizes the quality of the water discharged by the Tapia Water Reclamation Facility of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD), located in Los Angeles County, California.Source: Yokogawa Electric Corporation…

Redistricting could make it harder for tribes to protect the environment

Redistricting could make it harder for tribes to protect the environment

Indigenous leaders worry redistricting will lead to more disenfranchisement and environmental issues. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…