Sunday, January 19, 2020

BREAKING: EPA To Limit Greenhouse Gases From Airplanes

“After nearly a decade of denial and delay, we need fast, effective EPA action.” It’s about time.

Why Is Glyphosate Sprayed on Crops Right Before Harvest?

While the pre-harvest use of glyphosate may account for a small amount of overall use of the herbicide, this still has a huge impact.

Trump’s energy adviser runs away when questioned by Democracy Now! at UN climate talks

Wells Griffith refused to answer questions and ran from our camera team for about a quarter-mile, retreating to the U.S. delegation office.

Security firm running Dakota Access Pipeline intelligence has ties to U.S. military work in...

“It is another terrifying example of how our violent interventions abroad come home to haunt us in the form of repression and violation of our civil rights.”

Exxon to pay $20 million for violating Clean Air Act 16,386 times

“We will not stand idly by when polluters put our health and safety at risk.”

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from oil drilling

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

Trump administration imposes freeze on EPA grants and contracts

The Trump administration has imposed a freeze on grants and contracts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Puerto Rico’s water system stutters back to normal

“Now I get desperate thinking that a hurricane will come.”

Merging ‘loyalty to the oil industry’ and ‘grudge against California,’ Trump opens 725,000 acres...

"Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."

US dismisses climate change at Arctic Council Summit: Pompeo says melting sea ice brings...

The U.S. objections come as the Arctic just experienced its five warmest years on record, and is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world.