Friday, February 22, 2019

Meet the McDonald’s Cashier Taking on Her CEO for Climate Change

If raising a family on a McDonald’s salary wasn’t hard enough, Tina Sandoval is working to transform the fast-food industry into one that is good for both people and planet.

Breaking: Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge pipeline is one permit closer to reality as groups plan...

“It's no surprise to us that the LDNR is issuing the permit, rubber stamping is business as usual in Louisiana.”

The Disney-fication of Our National Parks

Congress is letting major corporations buy naming rights in America’s national park system.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 22

Paul Manafort found guilty, Michael Cohen pleads guilty, EPA admits Trump would sacrifice lives for coal, and more.

EPA to allow minors to be exposed to highly toxic pesticides

Unfortunately, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt will continue to side with industry interests over science and citizen health.

Standing Rock braces for eviction: Will you keep fighting with us?

Our people will continue to resist in and beyond this moment, as this is but one front in the wars being waged against us.

USDA Shirking Obligation to Give Consumers Clarity Over Herbicide Residues on Food

The Environmental Protection Agency, which sets the tolerance levels allowed for glyphosate and other pesticides has said glyphosate is safe at certain defined tolerance levels, and has actually raised those tolerance levels in recent years.

Making Science History

The Koch brothers are buying up museum boards to influence others of their junk climate theories. Isn’t it odd that infamous science-deniers are directing a science museum?

People act where US fails on climate

If we are to have a livable future, we must act rapidly.

New bill would block EPA from regulating greenhouse gases

Trump notoriously campaigned on slashing Obama-era environmental regulations and rolling back the EPA. It seems he is following through.