President’s Forceful Climate Plan Focuses on Technology

(DGIwire) — It’s no secret that the United States is a major contributor to global emissions. In fact, as of late 2014, the United States was second only to China with regard to pollution, according to an article in The Guardian. Surveys show that many Americans are simply not willing to give up the lifestyles […]

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 […]

President Declares That Climate Change Is Making Us Sick

(DGIwire) — Until now, climate change has almost always been framed as an environmental issue or social cause. It has been presented in a context closer to a “save the whales” campaign than a massively dangerous peril to the public. All that changed on April 7, 2015, when the White House issued a statement, summarized […]