Air Pollution Shortens Human Life by One Year, on Average

In a summer marked by air quality alerts as wildfires rage in the western U.S., a study has been published finding that air pollution lowers the average lifespan by one year worldwide. The study, published in Environmental Science and Technology Letters Aug. 22, was the first to assess the impact …

Landin, Schienebeck: Biomass Energy is Part of a Clean Energy Solution

Congress is about to make a decision that could have profound effects on the forests of Wisconsin and the future of American energy. They are considering if the United States should treat “biomass” energy generated from forests — one of the most renewable, recyclable and greenest resources on the planet …