Saturday, May 30, 2020

California leads multi-state lawsuit against Trump admins’ clean car rollback

"We will join our partner states and take the Trump Administration to court to fight another illegal and dangerous rollback.”

Trump’s National Park Service greenlights hunting of bear cubs and wolf pups in their...

Lifting this restriction grants hunters permission to use cruel and inhumane hunting tactics.

‘Not another decade to waste’ — How to speed up the clean energy transition

Energy policy expert Leah Stokes explains who’s pushing climate delay and denial — it’s not just fossil fuel companies — and what we need to do now.

Canadian court slams Trump climate advisor in successful libel case

The case now goes back to the lower court to cover some unresolved issues and, presumably, for an assessment of damages.

Climate change to heat up oceans at seven times their current rate

Rapid and inconsistent deep water heating will have a huge impact on ocean wildlife.

Corporations don’t have to pay pollution fines during Covid-19

Not surprisingly, a number of companies that do not have to pay the fines they agreed to are ones with deep ties to the Trump administration.

Forests vs. climate change: Researchers race to understand what drought means for the world’s...

We’re already seeing signs of accelerated forest mortality around the world. And it’s not just arid regions that may see forest die-offs, new research finds.

Labor helps Obama energy secretary push and profit from ‘Net Zero’ fossil fuels

"An energy policy that doubles down on fossil fuel use is not the right path. We need an ambitious, job-centric plan that is grounded in emissions reductions.”

New study finds underestimation of microplastics in ocean—concentration far greater

A new study estimated the concentration of microplastics in the ocean to be far greater than previously determined.

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.