Friday, January 17, 2020

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

U.S. Senators introduce Bear Protection Act

While 40 states currently have laws to address this heinous type of trade, having national legislation would make a global statement about the wrongfulness of this abuse towards bears.

#ArsonEmergency? Climate change and Australia’s wildfires

The demonization of environmental activists is nothing new, but the trend toward criminalization is an even more troubling one considering the crisis at hand.

Corporate ‘cage-free’ commitments are only meaningful with accountability

Reducing the suffering of chickens can only happen if companies follow through on their promises.

Trump admin ordered ‘climate censorship’ in plans to lease Texas public lands for fossil...

"The bigger concern here is the issue of meddling and censorship. If it happens at this stage, it could certainly happen later in the EIS process. So we are concerned about the future of this EIS."

Human extinction now imminent and inevitable? A report on the state of planet earth

Very soon now, the overwhelming evidence is that Homo sapiens will join other species that only exist as part of the fossil record.

Bernie and AOC urge Trump to stop delaying disaster relief aid for Puerto Rico

“Let us be clear: Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful.”

Replacing coal with renewables could save energy customers $8 billion a year, financial analysts...

“We conducted an in-depth, asset-by-asset assessment of the coal fleet in the U.S. and found that >70 GWs of coal capacity will become economically at risk through the course of the next decade.”

The well-funded, well-orchestrated climate change-denial movement

"The climate change counter movement, as I call it, is really an add-on to the already-existing conservative movement in the United States."

Big data, big oil and white supremacy: Unveiling the dark forces behind Trump’s 2020...

In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.