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Welcome to Episode 25 of the IER Podcast hosted by Alexa Chryssovergis.
IU Professor Testifies Against EPA Proposal that Seeks to Weaken Mercury Regulations
By Enrique Saenz
An Indiana University professor was one of several experts called to testify at a hearing examining a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal that could allow power plants to emit more toxic pollutants into the air and make it easier to deem environmental protection policies too expensive to implement.
A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.
Increase in ozone-damaging emissions linked to China
Link for the first story.
Increased tick population leads to higher instance of tick-borne diseases
Link for the second story.
Man-made changes to animal environments are making humans prey
Link for the third story.
IU Professor Testifies on Alarming Biodiversity Report
IU distinguished professor Eduardo Brondizio testified about report that human activity is threatening nearly 1 million animal and plant species with extinction, putting the ecosystems upon which the world’s population depends at “grave risk.”