Monday, May 17, 2021

U.S. Solar Created More Jobs Than Oil And Gas Extraction

One out of every 83 jobs created in the United States over the last year was in the solar industry.

Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants To Retire By May 2016

The company announced that it will retire its elephants two years earlier than expected, much to the elation of animal rights activists.

China Bans New Coal Mines: Why Hasn’t U.S. Done the Same?

Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?

EPA Scientists Call Foul on Fracking Study, Say Findings ‘Inconsistent With Data Presented’

Meanwhile, a new paper published Jan. 6 in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental and Epidemiology only emphasizes why further evaluations on fracking fluids are a must.

The People Win Over Shell in Fracking Water Withdrawal Case

In a unanimous ruling, the Appellate Division in Rochester ruled against Shell's Painted Post water withdrawal project.

The Future of Food: 16 Most Exciting Stories for 2016

Here we have selected 16 stories that represent the most exciting food trends for 2016.

During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-, Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits

The provision sets a specific timeline as to how long environmental reviews should take, setting the limit to just under half a year.

No Denying It, Climate Change Is Happening Now

The level of denial is simply appalling. It appears increasingly unlikely that humanity will prove capable of confronting and addressing the self-destructive climate-change catastrophe that it has created.

Exxon’s Weapons of Mass Confusion on Climate Change

The real power, and our great hope, is in the People's rebellion: marches, civil disobedience, trainings, teach-ins and other actions to pressure leaders to put people and the planet over corporate profiteering.

Bernie Sanders Seeks to Cut Carbon Emissions by 80%

“What the scientists tell us is that we have a relatively short window of opportunity to bring about the fundamental changes that we need in our global energy system to transform our energy system."