Friday, December 6, 2019

50+ mayors vow to ‘vigorously resist’ EPA’s Fuel Efficiency rollback

"We strongly urge the auto industry to join us, and to use its influence with the Administration to ensure that these standards remain in place."

Veterans at Standing Rock are heading to Flint, Michigan

Flint has received relatively little media and public attention in the last few months, but residents there are still without clean drinking water and have been for years now.

Last known female of endangered turtle species dies

The turtle lived at Suzhou Zoo in China, where researchers attempted to artificially inseminate her Friday, according to the Suzhou Daily.

The $7.6 Billion Bail-out of New York Nuclear Plants

“Nuclear energy is neither clean nor renewable,” testified Pauline Salotti, vice chair of the Green Party of Suffolk County, Long Island at a recent hearing on the plan.

“It wasn’t just big oil that knew about climate change decades ago”: New report...

The coal industry knew about the danger of rising greenhouse gas emissions as early as 1966.

Pakistan’s Parliament First in the World to Go 100% Solar

“Pakistan’s solar insolation is one of the highest in the world, and foreign investors are taking note.”

The federal government’s cruel war against wildlife

USDA’s Wildlife Services will no longer use “cyanide bombs” to kill animals, but that’s just one of the inhumane weapons in their arsenal.

Big Oil spends record millions to defeat the nation’s first carbon tax

Washington state currently ranks fifth in the nation in crude oil refining capacity for making gasoline and other petroleum products.

Fossil Fuel Industry Granted Defendant Status in Youths’ Landmark Climate Lawsuit

In their lawsuit, the young plaintiffs assert the federal government violated their constitutional rights to life, liberty and property by allowing and facilitating the exploitation of fossil fuels.

Climate strikers demand climate justice on ‘historic’ day of protest

The strikes are happening ahead of the UN Climate Summit, which is taking place in New York on 23 September.