Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

What to do about the water

You don’t have to be a person in poverty to see water as a real problem.

Tell Congress to pass a bold plan within the infrastructure bill that supports electric...

It's time Congress makes firm commitments and landmark policies to have pollution-free transportation nationwide.

Humanity’s challenge of the century: Conserving Earth’s freshwater systems

The challenge from here on is to avoid water wars while preemptively, cooperatively and aggressively addressing a growing global population’s water security. It can be done, but we must do it now.

Government defends praising tar sands industry figures as COP26 ‘climate champions’

Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.

Climate and Indigenous protesters across 4 continents pressure banks to #DefundLine3

"In solidarity with Indigenous leaders, we are calling for fossil fuel divestment to protect the water and climate, and the health and survival of Indigenous communities."

Feeding a city from the world’s largest rooftop greenhouse

"Our objective at Lufa is to get to the point where we're feeding everyone in the city."

USDA may allow genetically modified trees to be released into the wild

A genetically engineered chestnut tree may be the first to spread into forests, setting dangerous global precedents.

Ban of three bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides holds up in EU court

“The Court of Justice has reaffirmed that protecting nature and people’s health takes precedence over the narrow economic interests of powerful multinationals..."

‘America the beautiful’: Biden administration aims to protect 30% of US lands and waters...

“This is a critical opportunity for Americans to come together to build a new, more inclusive model of conservation to save nature, and ultimately ourselves,” said one advocate.