Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Fossil fuel industry and Koch network fighting Pennsylvania’s move to join regional greenhouse gas...

Together these interests broadly representing coal and petroleum producers are trying to prevent Pennsylvania from joining regional programs to curb carbon pollution.

Scientific American endorses a presidential candidate for the first time in its history: Joe...

“We’ve never backed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now.”

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled.

Sen. Bernie Sanders combats argument that Green New Deal is too expensive

There are people in Washington who say the Green New Deal is too expensive and we can’t afford it. What is the alternative? A planet which is burning up?

Uber announces plan to electrify ride-hailing in US, Canada and Europe by 2030

Uber announced its commitment to be a 100 percent electric vehicle ride-hailing company by 2030 in the United States, Canada and Europe and by 2040 in the rest of the world.

A sea of pollution: New widespread contamination in oceans amid coronavirus pandemic

“If only one percent of the masks were to be disposed of incorrectly and dispersed in nature, this would result in up to 10 million masks per month polluting the environment.”

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands by 2030

“We cannot let ourselves become distracted from the environmental crises that our world—our home—is facing…”

Coca-Cola leading plastic polluter worldwide for second year in a row

Coca-Cola accounts for 3.3 million tons of plastic packaging annually, which roughly accounts for 200,000 bottles every minute.

Trump administration proposes oil and gas lease sale in California while wildfires continue to...

“We’ve blocked any new federal leasing in California in court for eight years now, and we’ll fight this too.”

Thousands of pollution monitoring exemptions made to oil and gas industry amid pandemic

“It’s like saying, ‘We’re going to remove the radar guns and remove speedometers, but you still have to comply with the speed limit. That doesn’t make sense.”