No. 258, Nov. 3, 2022
Hello Revelator readers,
The health risks from tiny airborne particulate matter may soon face stricter federal regulation. But improving air quality remains a complex challenge.
Pinyon jays, once numerous across the West, have declined 80% in the past 50 years. Experts attribute their decline to two main threats.
Links From the Brink, our monthly news roundup, has good and bad news about dams and coal, as well as new information about the failure of plastic recycling.
From the archives:
“Slow water” projects show that working with nature — instead of against it — can help fight the climate, water and biodiversity crises.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. Ahead of COP27, New Climate Reports Are Warning Shots to a World Off Course (Inside Climate News)
2. Lula Cheered for New Climate Policies After Brazil Election (Reuters)
3. Biden Issues a Warning as He Accuses Oil and Gas Companies of ‘War Profiteering’ Off Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (CNN)
4. Whales Ingest Millions of Microplastic Particles a Day, Study Finds (The Guardian)
5. How a Rare Butterfly Returned (High Country News)
What should we cover next?
Our stories rely on insight from experts, frontline activists and readers around the world — especially these days, when so much seems to be happening so fast. We want to hear from you, so please drop us a line anytime.
We’ll look at how — and why — scientists around the world are rallying to save ponds.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.