Black residents of Cancer Alley sue local government for discrimination in siting chemical facilities
“We’re being ignored and we have to do whatever we have to do to stop it.”
Senior climate activists rally across US to ‘stop dirty banks’
"We must break the big banks' addiction to Big Oil."
PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ are everywhere: here’s what that means for wildlife
Researchers have found PFAS in the bodies of wild animals everywhere they’ve looked. Now they’re beginning to understand the health effects.
Global freshwater demand will exceed supply 40% by 2030, experts warn
“The scientific evidence is that we have a water crisis. We are misusing water, polluting water, and changing the whole global hydrological cycle, through what we are doing to the climate. It’s a triple crisis.”
US Justice Department tells Supreme Court to reject Big Oil petition in Colorado climate...
The Justice Department is siding with communities in Colorado and across the U.S. that are fighting to hold Big Oil companies accountable for their climate lies.
Governments of California and Japan announce new collaboration to clean up pollution at seaports
The U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience Partnership will make “common and concrete efforts to decarbonize operations.”
Floating solar panels could power thousands of cities entirely, new study finds
Floating solar panels could theoretically provide enough energy to meet electricity demands of 6,256 cities in 124 countries.
EPA proposes first legal limits for PFAS in drinking water
“This action has the potential to prevent tens of thousands of PFAS-related illnesses and marks a major step toward safeguarding all our communities from these dangerous contaminants.”
EPA proposes ‘strongest ever’ standards for keeping coal plant pollution out of U.S. waterways
“The coal industry has benefited from lax pollution controls for decades, and we are pleased that the EPA is finally requiring the industry to stop dumping toxic pollutants into our waterways.”
Biden denounced for ‘appalling’ approval of Willow oil project
"There is simply no justification for President Biden's decision to approve a massive new oil drilling scheme that will lead to decades of air and climate pollution," said one critic.