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180 Countries — except US — Agree to Plastic Waste Agreement

News  Join the Chapter Contact the Chapter 21 May 10 After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further. Almost every country...

Allegheny County Chapter Member Honored with Award

Patricia DeMarco, PH.D, a founding memeber of the Allegheny County Chapter of the Izaak Walton Leauge of America recieved the “Carnegie Science Environmental Award”. The award was presented by Councilmember, and member of the Allegheny County Chapter of the Izaak Walton Leauge of America, presented the award on behalf of Allegheny County Council on 2019 April 09.

7 Things We’ve Learned About Earth Since the Last Earth Day

This year’s Earth Day, April 22, will arrive at a sobering moment in human history. The world is warming faster than ever. The oceans are rising. Thousands of migrants are fleeing environmental disasters. Taxpayers are paying billions to rebuild communities after climate-linked wildfires and hurricanes destroyed them. The Trump administration is unraveling policies designed to protect our health and environment at a stunning pace. And global emissions keep rising.