Friday, July 30, 2021

New York passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate crisis

New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."

Exclusive: Air permit OK’d after new evidence of carcinogens at Enbridge’s planned gas facility...

The project has been fraught with charges of conflicts of interest and behind-the-scenes dealings between state agencies and Enbridge.

‘We need a climate debate:’ Youth petition pressures 2020 presidential democratic candidates to address...

We want all the candidates to commit to participating in a debate or forum on environmental issues and policies so we can hear detailed ideas and plans.
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Noam Chomsky: The Green New Deal is exactly the right idea

"So the basic idea is, I think, completely defensible – in fact, essential."

Earth Day, planetary boundaries, and the Green New Deal

We need system change, not business as usual.

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are seeking – and...

Illinois and New York have approved hundreds of millions of dollars in clean-energy incentives for nuclear power companies. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland could be next.

Court blocks gold mining near Yellowstone National Park

"The court's ruling is a critical piece in protecting Yellowstone's Gateway from the menace of gold mining."

Trump order to allow LNG by rail would expand ‘bomb train’ risks

As the U.S. grapples with a potential boom in moving fracked natural gas-turned-LNG across this country using long, heavy unit trains, it seems like a question the FRA should be examining.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.