Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Longtime climate science foe David Schnare uses ‘scare tactics’ to bash transportation climate initiative...

“It’s a clear case of fear-mongering, setting up a straw man argument that is just not reflective of reality.”
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5 facts you probably didn’t know about plastic waste

Humans have created enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth entirely in clingfilm – no joke. It’s time people ditch their dependency on plastics.

Indigenous-led movement credited with ‘huge victory’ as Biden plans to rescind Keystone XL permit...

"We formed an immensely powerful, unlikely alliance of voices and we never gave up."

Wetter weather worsens risks from coal ash ponds, environmental advocates report

Ohio’s wettest 12-month period on record highlights the risk flooding can present to power plants’ coal ash ponds, but groundwater contamination remains...

Japan Kills 333 Minke Whales Including 200 Pregnant Females

Japan’s Fisheries Agency resumed its whaling program in the Antarctic Ocean despite a landmark 2014 ruling from the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Climate justice is racial justice is gender justice

What is a “just transition,” anyway? Bill McKibben asks Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

UK’s only fracking site stops work after two earthquakes in less than a week

“Even small vibrations at ground level can be the sign of far more damaging impacts deep underground.”

Vanguard / Facebook investment giant votes to require Exxon to Detail Climate risk disclosure

“Climate risk is an example of a slowly developing and highly uncertain risk—the kind that tests the strength of a board’s oversight and risk governance.”

Only 10 vaquita porpoises remain in the world, scientists announce

Despite the marine mammal's alarming decline, the international committee emphasized that the vaquita is not extinct and that recovery remains possible.

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."