Friday, February 22, 2019

#DrillingisKilling: Surfrider Foundation releases video to inform public of Trump administration’s offshore drilling plans

The Trump administration's new plan to expand offshore oil drilling will impact thousands of miles of coastline and the coastal life as many have...

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Victory: Federal court throws out Energy Transfer’s lawsuit against DAPL water protectors

"This is a huge victory not just for Greenpeace but for anyone and everyone who has ever stood up against powerful corporate interests."

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s cry to save...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."

Bill McKibben: Climate change is scary – not the Green New Deal

It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal: scaring the hell out of people.

Saving the future

Only immediate climate action can save the future. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.

Glyphosate exposure increases cancer risk up to 41 percent, study finds

"Our analysis focused on providing the best possible answer to the question of whether or not glyphosate is carcinogenic. As a result of this research, I am even more convinced that it is."

Greenpeace ships set sail to tell the global story of plastic pollution

The Rainbow Warrior and the Beluga have set sail in the Mediterranean Sea protesting the plastic pollution and asking supporters to join the Plastic-Free-Future Campaign.

Senate passes massive public lands conservation bill

The measure is the largest public lands bill considered by Congress in a decade.

‘This is a crisis:’ New report details the age of ‘environmental breakdown’

The historical disregard of environmental considerations in most areas of policy has been a catastrophic mistake.