Global Environmental Society

Residents in Flint, Michigan have to drink bottled water due to a crisis involving lead contamination in the city’s drinking water. (Image credit: philografy, flickr) 0

Water crisis shakes America

The governor of Michigan has declared a state of emergency in Flint, the state’s fourth-largest city. Lead levels in the city’s drinking water are too high. But this is no isolated incident in the...

An Australian marine scientist warns that the Great Barrier Reef will only survive another 50 years if efforts to limit climate change fail. (Image credit: NASA) 0

Great Barrier Reef is in danger

The continued existence of the Great Barrier Reef is in danger, according to a prominent Australian scientist. As Barbara Barkhausen in Sydney explains, Australia is one of the worst polluters in the world with...

The Indian capital taking the war against smog up a level by regulating the approval of diesel vehicles on the streets of New Delhi. (Image credit: Mark Danielson, flickr) 0

India’s smog thwarts carmakers’ plans

With the Indian capital New Delhi choking in the smog, the municipal government is taking action against diesel vehicles. German carmakers in particular will face more obstacles in the future. As Frederic Spohr in...