08 Jun '18, 4pm

ICYMI: Climbers on Mt. Everest left behind more than 9 tons of garbage.

ICYMI: Climbers on Mt. Everest left behind more than 9 tons of garbage.

A Chinese team of 30 removes more than nine tons of garbage left behind by climbers on Mt. Everest. The Himalayan Indian city of Shimla, which is in the midst of a severe drought, begs tourists to stay away . India will ban all single-use plastic products by 2022. May 2018 in the contiguous United States is the warmest on record. California generates more electricity from utility-scale solar power plants in May 2018 than from gas. Climate change has slowed hurricanes and tropical storms by 10 percent since 1949, increasing the danger to humans from rainfall and storm surges. The D.C. District Court orders EPA administrator Scott Pruitt to turn over documentary evidence for his contention that carbon dioxide is not a major factor in climate change. Pruitt asks an aide to try to procure a used mattress from Trump International Hotel. The aide has now resigned . Pruitt asks a...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/speed/icymi-mt-garbage-...

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