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The 2019 Tesla Model 3 during the side-impact crash test.

Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don&#...

Trump has said efficient cars are made out of "papier-mâché," hindering them in crashes. That's incorrect, like many of his claims about crash safety.
Smoke pours out of towers of the Phillips 66 Bayway oil refinery along the New Jersey Turnpike in Linden, New Jersey. The refinery is one of the largest air polluters in the state.

The Environmental Protection Agency says it won’t enforce its own rules during the coronavirus pandemic

The EPA's suspension of its own regulations is "indefinite," said Cynthia Giles, former head of EPA's Office of Enforcement.
Dairy milk is on the decline.

Forget almond, soy, and even dairy milk: Oat milk should be the only milk you drink. Here’s why.

It's time for us to retire the cow teat, the crushed almond, and other inferior milk sources. Here's why oat milk is the one milk to rule them all.

A California environmental group is suing Coke and Pepsi over claims they’re polluting oceans with plastic bottles

Coke, Pepsi, and other companies were sued over claims they polluted the Earth's oceans and misled the public about recycling their products.

The best reusable shopping and tote bags

Reusable shopping bags and totes are more stylish and sturdier options than plastic or paper. These are the best reusable shopping bags you can buy.
Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at an event during which he distributed reusable bags to New Yorkers ahead of the plastic bag ban going into effect on March 1st on Union Square. More than 800000 bags made on order from department of sanitation will be distributed in the city.

Angering bodega owners, New York will ban plastic bags on Sunday, joining California and hundreds of cities that have adopted similar policies

While the ban goes into effect March 1, enforcement has been delayed as a result of a lawsuit spearheaded by bodega owners.
Ecosystem Restoration Camps has launched programs on six continents. This camp in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, was one of the first.

Humans have devastated a third of Earth’s soil. A global network of volunteers who met online say they can restore it.

Soil is especially critical to environmental sustainability, and experts around the world are teaching volunteers how to restore it.
People look at a beached dead gray whale at Ocean Beach on May 6, 2019 in San Francisco, California.

215 gray whales got stranded on North American shores last year. Scientists think some of them were blinded during solar storms.

Whales appear to use Earth's magnetic field to navigate. When that navigation runs amok, the creatures strand themselves on shore.

Tesla’s next Gigafactory is back on track after a German court threw out an environmental challenge

Elon Musk's electric-car startup got the green light to resume clearing forest to build its massive assembly plant.
Wind turbines generate electricity at the San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm near Palm Springs, California.

What 24 states are doing to fight climate change in spite of Trump withdrawing the US from the Paris climate agreement

Twenty-four states and Puerto Rico have joined the US Climate Action Alliance and vow to uphold the Paris agreement. Here's how they plan to do it.