Monday, July 22, 2019

Placing ‘politics about pollution control’ EPA drops surprise inspections for chemical and power plants

“Taking the element of surprise away from inspections decreases their effectiveness."

Database reveals how much pollution Big Oil’s top execs are responsible for each year

“The rich have profited for so long from a fossil fuel economy that they’re obviously going to be the ones to try and block change."

Scotland generates enough wind energy to power itself twice

“These are amazing figures, Scotland’s wind energy revolution is clearly continuing to power ahead.”

Until emissions drop, nothing has been accomplished: The climate resistance handbook is here.

A new guide to activism aims to inform and inspire a new generation of global climate campaigners.

June 2019 was the hottest on record: NOAA

Nine of the 10 warmest Junes have occurred since 2010.

America’s big bet on selling fracked gas to China and the world

A lot of evidence points to these being bad bets — just like coal.

Great Barrier Reef authority warns that climate action is needed urgently

"Only the strongest and fastest possible actions to decrease global greenhouse gas emissions will reduce the risks and limit the impacts of climate change on the Reef."

Epa data: Under Trump, a sharp increase in unhealthy air in big cities

The number of unhealthy air days in nearly three dozen cities soared in the first two years of the Trump administration, according...

New library of fossil fuel industry documents provide key ingredient against climate denial and...

On every front, academics, journalists and policymakers compare the fossil fuel industry to the tobacco industry. The two industries share the same...

Orangutan habitats being cleared in areas near palm oil mills, report finds

A new study identifies the palm oil mills in Indonesia with the most clearance of orangutan habitat happening around them.The top 10...