This Week Outside: Side Effects May Include a Weakened Geopolitical Response

Multi-color oil barrels behind a chainlink fence.
  • We’ll look at how dependence on foreign oil undercuts the United State’s ability to respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • We’ll check in on an ongoing saga centered on EPA officials who pressured scientists into expediting approval of certain chemical products.
  • We’ll also look at a new map highlighting threatened pockets of biodiversity in the United States.

Fossil Fuel-Dependence Dampens US Response to Russian Invasion of Ukraine

EPA Pressured Scientists to Downplay the Risks of Chemical Products

A meme about Jurassic Park and the EPA.

A New Roadmap to Preserving US Biodiversity

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