Friday, January 22, 2021

Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

Mexico contemplates use of GMO corn in animal feed

Mexico is currently the biggest foreign market for U.S. GMO yellow corn.

Federal court tosses Trump’s clean power plan replacement

“Today’s decision is the perfect Inauguration Day present for America.”

Washington denies permits for massive fracked gas-to-methanol refinery

“Today’s science-based decision helps ensure Washington’s promise of a livable planet for generations to come.”

Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL pipeline on day one of presidency

“This decision to halt the Keystone XL pipeline on day one in office sets a precedent that all permitting decisions must pass a climate test and respect Indigenous rights.”

Climate crisis will shift tropical rain belt and create food insecurity for billions, study...

"We know that the rain belt shifts toward this heating, and that its northward movement in the Eastern Hemisphere is consistent with these expected impacts of climate change."

Indigenous-led movement credited with ‘huge victory’ as Biden plans to rescind Keystone XL permit...

"We formed an immensely powerful, unlikely alliance of voices and we never gave up."

Total quits fossil fuel lobby group the American Petroleum Institute over climate change

“We are committed to ensuring, in a transparent manner, that the industry associations of which we are a member adopt positions and messages that are aligned with those of the Group in the fight against climate change.”

Youth climate movement demands immediate action after ’empty promises,’ announces next global strike

"If we don't act now, we won't even have the chance to deliver on those 2030, 2050 targets that world leaders keep on talking about."

Decoding the hype behind the natural gas industry’s hydrogen push

The oil and gas industry is once again trying to disrupt the renewable energy process, this time with methane-derived hydrogen.