PFAS Contamination

PFAS Contamination of Drinking Water

New Detections of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in New York, D.C., Other Major Cities By: Sydney Evans, David Andrews, Ph.D., Tasha Stoiber, Ph.D., and Olga Naidenko, Ph.D. Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org   New laboratory tests commissioned by EWG have for the first time found the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in the drinking water of dozens…

Global Risks Report

Climate Fires and Political Flame Wars Rage

• Severe threats to our climate account for all of the Global Risks Report’s top long-term risks, with “economic confrontations” and “domestic political polarization” recognized as significant short-term risks in 2020 • It warns that geopolitical turbulence and the retreat from multilateralism threatens everyone’s ability to tackle shared, critical global risks • Without urgent attention…