Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.
“By 2050, 68% of the world population is expected to live in urban areas, where they are continuously exposed to air pollution.”
Nationwide, pipeline companies had already trimmed $1.9 billion from their 2020 budgets.
The reduction in seismic activity, like reduction in air pollution, also show that people are adhering to social distancing guidelines from governments around the world.
Is the COVID-19 pandemic mother nature’s response to human transgression?
"He may want voters to believe that boom times are just around the corner, but even before COVID-19, global investors and central bankers were warning that the smart money is moving out of fossil fuels."
As the crisis sweeps over the fossil fuel industry, the desperate calls for government help are dividing erstwhile allies.
In other words, facing a mounting glut and no ability to lower output further, some refineries may simply need to shut down entirely.
Usually, companies are required to report the levels of pollution they release into the air or water to hold them accountable and to avoid over polluting.
"While we are all paying attention to COVID-19 and the congressional stimulus packages, state legislatures are quietly passing fossil-fuel-backed anti-protest laws."