Global Pollution Carries Local Implications
The discussion of global pollution has become nearly synonymous with that of CO2, but research from two UC Santa Cruz scientists is proving another harmful global pollutant is on the rise — mercury. Along with a team of researchers, Peter Weiss-Penzias, UCSC assistant researcher and…
Fracking Standards Hazardous to Health
More than 15 million Americans have lived within a mile of a fracked well since 2000. The Parr family are just three of those people, but with a recent landmark victory over Aruba Petroleum, they have set an important precedent for the problematic practice of fracking.