Lizzy RosenbergManaging Editor
Lizzy Rosenberg is an Ithaca College graduate, Green Matters' Managing Editor, a Catskills-based nature enthusiast, and a helicopter (dog) mom. When she isn't assigning, editing, and writing stories about the world's inevitable demise, she's hiking with her rescue pup, dancing at a concert, teaching ski lessons, or planning her next trip.
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Several Have Died at Yellowstone National Park While “Hot Potting” — Here's What That MeansWhat is hot potting? Some in Yellowstone have taken to boiling themselves alive — and unfortunately, many have died as a result of attempting it.
TikTok Star, Tabitha Brown, Launches a Vegan Food Line at Target — What You Should KnowTikTok creator, Tabitha Brown, has launched her own line of vegan food at Target. But where is it available, and when can we expect to see it?
Germany Generated a Historical Amount of Electricity From Wind Energy This WeekGermany, which is considered a world leader in wind energy, produced a record-breaking amount of electricity derived from wind energy this week.
Toxic Algal Blooms, Triggered by Human Waste and Climate Change, Close Cape Cod Poisons ShorelinesCape Cod residents are outraged after a "toxic stew" of algae, caused by human negligence and climate change, deems shorelines unsafe across the region.
Chipotle’s New Plant-Powered Bowls Are Our New Go-to OrderWhat are Chipotle's new Plant-Powered Bowls? Although the chain notoriously has many plant-based options, these are truly mouth-watering.
Biden Administers Federal Assistance to Havasupai Tribe, After Ongoing Arizona FloodsBiden has officially declared the ongoing floods in Arizona a federal disaster to the Havasupai Tribes, in order to get them federal assistance.
Polar Plunges Are Being Posted All Over TikTok — But Are They Safe?All over TikTok you've likely seen folks do "polar plunges" for charity — but are they safe?
Fungal Infections Like Histoplasmosis are Becoming More Common, Thanks to Climate ChangeHistoplasmosis is a serious disease triggered by fungi, which is becoming increasingly prevalent in communities across the country.
Can Starbucks’ Pistachio Latte Be Made Vegan? What to Know About the Popular New DrinkStarbucks now offers enough milk substitutes to forgo animal products when ordering a latte — but is it possible to order a vegan Pistachio Latte?
Know Before You Go: Are Elephant Experiences Ethical?If you're going to Thailand or other countries, doing an elephant ride or visiting a sanctuary may sound tempting, but are any of them actually ethical?
Cosmetics Testing on Animals Is Now Banned in New York — Where Is It Still Legal?Where is cosmetics testing on animals banned, and where is it still legal? We hope to see more bans in future years.
Bomb Cyclone in Sacramento to Bring Heavy Rains, High Winds, and MoreAfter an atmospheric river brought heavy rains to the Bay Area, a bomb cyclone is now expected to slam Sacramento with rain and high winds.
Does Your Baby Have a Milk Allergy? Here’s What You Should KnowWhy do babies have milk allergies? There are a number of factors that could contribute to an infant's intolerance, but it's important to respond accordingly.
What Triggered Los Angeles’ Latest Swim Advisory? Surfers, Read OnLos Angeles beachgoers are being asked to stay away from the water with a recent swim advisory, as ongoing storms have possibly contaminated the water.
Would Adding Environmental Impact Labels to Fast Food Influence Buying Habits?Would putting climate labels on fast food change the way people eat? A study shows it could lead to minor societal shifts, that could result in a positive impact.
Parts of Seattle on Flood-Watch After Several Homes Sustain Serious DamageFloods across the state of Washington are submerging parts of Seattle and Tacoma, causing several neighborhoods to evacuate their homes.
‘Ocean Emergency: Currents of Hope’ Documentary: What It’s About, How to Watch, and MoreWhat is ‘Ocean Emergency: Currents of Hope’ about? The new documentary, which aired on the CW earlier this week, has garnered quite a bit of buzz.
The U.S. EPA Is Targeting PFAS in Food ContainersIn a recent lawsuit, the EPA is targeting PFAS in plastic containers that are used to contain food, cleaning supplies, and toiletries.
Almost 500,000 Are Without Power Across Massachusetts, Maine, and New HampshireRegional New England power outages have resulted from several days of damaging winds and large amounts of rain sweeping Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire.
Water Outages in Asheville, N.C.: Water Outage Map, Causes, and MoreWater outages across Asheville, N.C. are making it difficult for residents to go about their daily lives. But what is causing them?
The 52 Hike Challenge Inspires Others to Get OutsideWhat is the 52 hike challenge? It's an awesome way to get people outside.
British Columbia Is Experiencing the Wrath of King Tides — What Does That Mean?While the tide changes everywhere on planet Earth (thanks to the moon!), king tides are wreaking havoc in British Columbia right now.
The Death Toll From Philippines’ Floods Is Still RisingHow many have died as a result of flooding in the Philippines? Unfortunately, several people have been found dead — and many are still missing.
Northern California Gears up for a Category 4 Atmospheric RiverWhat is an atmospheric river? Northern California is preparing for a category 4 storm to hit the region in the next few days following the holidays.
Give Your Loved Ones the Gift of TikTok's Butter Candle This Year — But Make It VeganThe butter candle has gone viral on TikTok, so we've decided to give a tutorial on how to make a vegan butter candle.
Basement Flooding 101: What to Do if There’s Water DownstairsBecause flooding will only become increasingly common with global warming, here's what you should do if water builds up in your basement.
Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Viral 12-3-30 WorkoutWhat is the 12-3-30 workout? The workout, which went viral on TikTok earlier this year, has garnered tremendous attention for lost souls at the gym.
Yes, Pink Iguanas Exist — Several Hatchlings Were Recently Discovered in the GalápagosWhere do pink iguanas live? Although the reptile species is extremely endangered, a group of hatchlings was recently discovered on the Galápagos.
At Least Three Killed and One Injured in Russia’s Pipeline ExplosionA gas pipeline in Chuvashia that funnels fuel to the rest of Europe reportedly exploded, resulting in at least three deaths and one injury.
Kona Low Weather System Results in Widespread Damage Across Hawaii's Big IslandA major winter storm called Kona Low Storm System slammed Hawaii's Big Island on Tuesday, Dec. 20, resulting in widespread damage, outages, and more.
Texas' Unreliable Electricity Grid May Not Hold Up Against Winter Storm ElliottIs Texas' power grid going to freeze? Impending winter weather resulting from Winter Storm Elliott could bring power outages to the Lone Star state.
EPA Tackles Pollution by Tightening Truck Emission RestrictionsThe EPA has restricted truck emissions in an effort to lower air pollution.
Night Owls, Assemble — Winter Solstice Is HereIs tonight the longest night of the year? Winter solstice is here, so here's everything you should know about the annual seasonal change.
Cities Across the Country Are Gearing Up for Winter Storm Elliott’s WrathBecause Winter Storm Elliott is bringing blizzard-like conditions to cities nationwide, understanding its path is important.
Hoards of Iguanas Will Be Tumbling From Southern Florida Trees Christmas Weekend — Here’s WhyWhy do iguanas fall out of trees? Based on the weather reports for this weekend, experts predict many iguanas will be falling from the sky.
Humboldt County Earthquake Caused Structural Damage, Power Outages, and InjuriesFortuna, Calif. and Humboldt County as a whoole was slammed by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, resulting in structural damage, outages, and injuries.
Plunging Earthworm Populations Could Collapse Entire EcosystemsWhy are earthworms so important? A U.K. study shows populations may have dropped by a third, which could severely impact a wide range of species.
A White Christmas in Chicago May Be Possible, With Blizzards in the ForecastWith winter storm warnings in Chicago, many are gearing up for possibly several feet of snow.
Bundle Up — Here’s the Gear You Need for a Winter Biking SessionAre you a cyclist? You don't have to stop cycling once winter begins — we've compiled a list of cold weather biking gear, so you can keep cycling year-round.
A Brazilian Oil Company Is Putting the Amazon River’s Unique Coral Reef in DangerWhy is the Amazon River's coral reef in danger? A Brazilian oil company has plans to drill for oil within close proximity to the reef, endangering the ecosystem.
After the Holidays, Disney’s Gingerbread Houses Feed PollinatorsWhat happens to Disney's iconic gingerbread houses after the holidays? They don't go to waste — instead, the chocolate feeds local pollinators.
EPA Finds 85 Companies Responsible for Contaminating New Jersey's Passaic RiverNew Jersey's Lower Passaic River is heavily polluted, and the EPA has found 85 public and private companies responsible for its cleanup.
5 Environmental True Crime Series, to Get Your Blood PumpingWhile crime docuseries are all the rage these days, get your blood pumping — and learn about important climate issues — with these environmental crime docuseries.
Three Men Receive 100 Wildlife Violations in One of Wyoming’s Biggest Poaching Cases EverOne of the largest poaching cases in Wyoming's history has led to the arrest of three men, who have been charged with over 100 wildlife violations.
Threats From Climate Change Lead to Federal Protection of the PNW's Iconic Whitebark PineThe PNW's Whitebark Pine Tree is protected by the Endangered Species Act, due to threats from climate change, wildfires, and a deathly fungus.
Ecosystems Still Suffering More Than a Week After the Keystone Pipeline Leaked in KansasThe Keystone Pipeline spilled more than 14,000 barrels of oil in a Kansas creek, which resulted in a major pipeline shutdown — here's what we know.
Ditch Plastic This Hanukkah, and Opt For Sustainable Dreidels InsteadWhether you have children or if you're on your own, dreidel is a great way to celebrate Hanukkah, though opting for an eco-friendly one is important.
Your Ultimate Guide to Getting Started With Bike PackingWhat is bikepacking? The new sport, which has garnered quite a following since the pandemic, is a fun way to get outside and explore.
A Former Tesla Employee Now Runs One of the Largest EV Battery Recycling PlantsOne of Elon Musk's former employees at Tesla now runs one of the largest EV battery recycling plants in the U.S., called Redwood.
New Orleans Tornado Wreaks Havoc in the Big EasyLess than a year after a massive twister slammed New Orleans in March 2022, the city was damaged once again by yet another tornado.