Saturday, October 16, 2021

Massachusetts energy secretary engaged in Enbridge facility review while negotiating job with project’s consultant

Massachusetts’ ethics laws prohibit state employees from participating in matters where they may benefit financially as they seek prospective employment.

Massive review of fracking science confirms the industry poses a serious threat to both...

"All together, the data show that fracking impairs the health of people who live nearby, especially pregnant women, and swings a wrecking ball at the climate,"

‘Dangerously irresponsible’: New Trump clean energy rule is a sham says scientists

“The Trump Affordable Clean Energy rule is a sham. It is dangerously irresponsible and completely at odds with the urgent need to address climate change."

Unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington

This isn't the first time the USDA has discovered unapproved genetically modified wheat plants.

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Because ‘another world is possible,’ tens of thousands of activists stage climate mobilizations in...

With anti-coal Ende Gelände action in one city and Fridays for Future rally in another, activists demand urgent climate action.

How social media supports animal cruelty and the illegal pet trade

Images of chimpanzees and other species appear cute, but they may actually depict animals in dangerous situations. Here’s how to tell what’s safe to share — and how that helps conservation.

New lawsuit seeks to hold the Trump Administration accountable for eliminating environmental grades

“This is like a student hiding his report card because it’s full of Fs.”

Previewing the democratic debates: Every flavor of NBC, trusting corporate media on climate

The Democratic National Committee has announced the lineups for its first two presidential primary debates, which will be hosted by NBC on June 26...

Undocumented plant extinctions are a big problem — here’s why they go unnoticed

A recent survey on the world’s plants found a shocking number have gone extinct — 571 since 1750. And this is likely to be...