Environment

Climate change, pollution, wildlife, they're all part of what we used to call nature.

Forget the Car - Crooks Busy Boosting Catalytic Converters

Forget the Car - Crooks Busy Boosting Catalytic Converters
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Crooks now see cars as little more than wrappers for catalytic converters

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Cars
California Outlawing Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers, Lawn Mowers

California Outlawing Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers, Lawn Mowers
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The infernal devices are loud and environmentally harmful

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Environment
Getting a Grip on Climate Change: Decarbonization for Consumers

Getting a Grip on Climate Change: Decarbonization for Consumers
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The climate crisis is global but there are steps we can all take at home to fight it

Shellie Karabell
Environment
California Wants to Trash Misleading Recycling Symbols

California Wants to Trash Misleading Recycling Symbols
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There's something trashy about the recycling symbols you see everywhere. To put it simply, many of them are misleading or downright false. California, which has sort of taken on the role of protecting the nation's consumers and environment, may soon require that the symbols actually mean what they imply. At

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Environment
FDA Finds No Measurable PFAS in Processed Foods

FDA Finds No Measurable PFAS in Processed Foods
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No PFAS found in most food but watch out for canned tuna, fish sticks and protein powder.

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Environment
Cremation Isn't the Only Option to a Traditional Burial

Cremation Isn't the Only Option to a Traditional Burial
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Inexpensive and environmentally friendly alternatives to cremation are becoming popular.

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Environment
Are Electric Cars Really Cheaper to Maintain than Gas?

Are Electric Cars Really Cheaper to Maintain than Gas?
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Consumers generally think electric cars are cheaper to operate. But is that true?

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Cars
Biden Signs 'Right to Repair' Order as Part of Pro-Competition Package

Biden Signs 'Right to Repair' Order as Part of Pro-Competition Package
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President Biden has signed an order that should make it easier for consumers to repair broken products without relying on the manufacturer.

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Environment