Tag «Environmental»

How Many Oceans Are There On Planet Earth?

How Many Oceans Are There On Planet Earth?

How many oceans are there on Planet Earth? There are five oceans on Planet Earth. And from biggest to smallest, these are; the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean. Your parents might tell you that there are four oceans, but actually the fifth one, the Southern …

Tell Lyft and Uber to Clean Up Their Act!

Tell Lyft and Uber to Clean Up Their Act!

(quiet music) – [Radio Announcer ] Scientists say climate change is getting worse. Air pollution from transportation in American cities is on the rise. While Uber and Lyft portray themselves as environmentally conscious companies, a growing body of data is calling their bluff. – [Narrator] Uber and Lyft are making traffic worse burning fossil fuels, …

Climate & Energy: Energy efficiency and air pollution

Climate & Energy: Energy efficiency and air pollution

It’s crazy but it’s true: Americans spend two billion dollars a year to NOT watch TV. Hi, I’m Michael Regan, and I work on Environmental Defense Fund’s partnerships with people and communities to save energy. Devices like TVs, cable boxes, and microwave ovens keep using electricity even when they’re turned off, running up your electric …

Pollution in the Anacostia River

Pollution in the Anacostia River

Anacostia river runs about eight-and-a-half miles from Prince George’s County in Maryland, right through the heart of Washington DC. The central artery of a thriving watershed that covers roughly one hundred seventy six square miles. The river has the potential to support a wide variety of plants, fish and other wildlife. Bald Eagles, Great Blue …

Who Should Govern Nature?

Who Should Govern Nature?

When something seems to go wrong with the environment, people often accept that the government should take charge to protect it from people without asking is central control any better? There was a time when population was low and conservation wasn’t really on people’s minds. Like in Nepal. Big mountains, Big cats, and diverse forests …

Responding to Pollution Incidents and Environmental Claims

Responding to Pollution Incidents and Environmental Claims

Our environmental insurance includes an unmatched response network to mobilize local environmental specialists as soon as our client has an environmental incident. Many businesses are not equipped to deal with environmental damage that could disrupt their operations, draw scrutiny from regulators and destroy their reputation. PIER provides our clients with immediate local environmental specialists and …