What Are the Long-Term Effects of Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Earth?

(DGIwire) – Brown University researchers recently investigated how climate change and evolution have intersected throughout the millennia. The group, which published its findings in August 2015 in the journal Nature Communications, focused on ancient animals living in what is now America. According to their study, changes in the environment were significant enough to make the […]

Did the Supreme Court Deal a Death Blow to Air Quality?

(DGIwire) — A few days after striking a major victory for marriage equality, the Supreme Court dealt a major blow to air quality when it ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency did not account for the costs of its new regulation. As reported in The Hill, the ruling—which came down 5-4—reflected the Court’s decision that the […]

Air Pollution in India: A Deadly Situation and a Possible Solution

(DGIwire) — India was in the news for tragic reasons in May 2015, as a heat wave severe enough to melt the streets began killing thousands of men, women and children.  The heat wave was also notable because of its exacerbating effect on India’s youth—millions of school-aged children suffering moderate-to-severe lung damage as the result […]