Every day, people across the world will make decisions or innovations that affect the way Hoosiers live. We’ll track the changes so you’re ready for them.
Scientists have found that certain environments may make it easier for animals to infect humans with diseases like bird flu and Ebola.
Ash dieback, an invasive fungal disease, is expected to kill 95% to 99% of the UK’s native ash trees if local governments do not intervene.
U.S. sales of plant-based meat substitutes increased 17% last year thanks in part to the fast food industry.
Clothing that contains synthetic materials such as polyester and nylon contributes to microplastic pollution, which can end up in the ocean and the seafood that humans eat.
For the first time in Indonesian history, the city of Jakarta will no longer be the country’s capital due to environmental and infrastructural challenges.
Greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles produced by humans have influenced global drought since at least the early 20th century, according to a NASA study.
The permafrost layer in the Arctic is thawing and releasing greenhouse gases more quickly than predicted and is accelerating global warming.
A research team that analyzed California tap water during a five-year period concluded contaminants in the water could cause more than 200 cases of cancer each year.
Human-caused climate change could cause iconic clouds in tropical rain forests to disappear with the next 25 years.
By the Numbers
Percent of Indiana's disaster relief fund financed by firework sales.
of Hoosiers believe climate change is happening
Beekeepers in the state of Indiana
at risk for flooding this spring in the U.S.
percent of all coal ash sites that have unsafe levels of at least one pollutant.
number of public water systems in violation of state drinking water monitoring requirements