Environment Ministry takes steps for faster clearances of infra projects

Environment Ministry takes steps for faster clearances of infra projects

Continuing its much-debated ‘ease of doing business’ mantra, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has sought to simplify approval procedures for infrastructure projects with exceptions, through a multi-layer speedy disposal process. Earlier in January, the Ministry had come up with a proposal to rank the State Environment Impact Assessment Authorities (SEIAs) based on … Read more

Shrimps and worms among first animals to reco

Shrimps and worms among first animals to reco

image: Reconstructed sea bed scenes view more Credit: By artist Yaqi Jiang (A, Permian, B, Early Triassic Griesbachian, C, Early Triassic Smithian) Researchers studying ancient sea bed burrows and trails have discovered that bottom burrowing animals were among the first to bounce back after the end-Permian mass extinction. In a new study, published today in … Read more

$1.24M grant through EGLE supports energy efficiency, environmental justice

.24M grant through EGLE supports energy efficiency, environmental justice

Contact: Richard Killmer, Climate Witness Project consultant, richardlkillmer@gmail.com Public building upgrade program open to low-income congregations of any faith A $1,241,505 grant of federal funds through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) will advance environmental justice and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by helping 10 low-income Michigan congregations of various faiths improve … Read more

Researchers measure atmospheric water vapor u

Researchers measure atmospheric water vapor u

image: Left: Satellite image of northern Colorado Front Range with stars indicating locations of NEON CPER, NEON NIWO and PAO measurement sites. Right: Difference between PAO and CPER δD binned as a function of PAO wind speed (in m/s) and direction. Generally, δD at PAO is greater than CPER for winds from the northeast and … Read more

Romantic partners can influence each other’s

Romantic partners can influence each other’s

image: Matthew Goldberg, associate research scientist at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication at the Yale School of the Environment was the lead author of a study which examined whether romantic partners have the potential to shift each other’s beliefs and behaviors on climate change. view more Credit: Courtesy of the Yale School of … Read more

The offspring share the centenarians’ unique

The offspring share the centenarians’ unique

image: Consuelo Borrás, study coordinator and CIBERFES researcher; and José Viña, head of the CIBERFES group, principal investigator of the INCLIVA Aging and Exercise Research Group, and professor of the University of Valencia view more Credit: CIBERFES Genetic analysis of the offspring of centenarians reveals a specific genetic footprint that can explain why they are … Read more

Dr. Stephen Kingsmore receives prestigious P

Dr.  Stephen Kingsmore receives prestigious P

image: Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSC, President and CEO of Rady Children’s Institute for Genomics Medicine view more Credit: Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 29, 2022 – Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine® (RCIGM) today announced that Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc, President and CEO, was presented with the Precision Medicine … Read more

Ship to shore: Paleontologist contributions to

Ship to shore: Paleontologist contributions to

Paleontologist Adriane Lam planned to return to the sea this summer, dating tiny fossils during a two-month seagoing expedition with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). Instead, she will play an integral part in the research from the shore. The expedition is headed to the southwest Atlantic, where scientists will drill sediment and rock cores … Read more

Are Green Groups Putting Progressive Politics Ahead of Protecting Environment? – InsideSources

Are Green Groups Putting Progressive Politics Ahead of Protecting Environment?  – InsideSources

What does supporting DC statehood or defending Roe v. Wade have to do with protecting the environment or fighting climate change? If you want the endorsement of so-called “environmental” groups like the Sierra Club, 350NH Action, or the League of Conservation Voters — everything. All three groups endorse a so-called intersectional view of the environment, … Read more