Thursday, April 22, 2021

New study finds undisclosed ingredients in Roundup lethal to bumblebees

"Will the Biden administration fix this problem, or will it allow the EPA to continue its past practice of ignoring the real-world harms of pesticides?"

End Polluter Welfare Act introduced to Senate

“Providing corporate giveaways during a time of widespread suffering to fossil-fuel companies is unconscionable.”

97% of Earth’s land no longer ecologically intact, study finds

“Conservation is simply not enough anymore. We need restoration.”
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Google’s new timelapse shows 37 years of climate change anywhere on Earth, including your...

“Visual evidence can cut to the core of the debate in a way that words cannot and communicate complex issues to everyone.”

Oil industry ‘net-zero’ pledges are an attempt to delay climate action, new paper warns

Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.

California’s fracking ban fails in the Senate

While California is a major U.S. oil producer, urban democratic senators were hoping to change the state's course and take a lead on the climate crisis.

Federal court ends Trump effort to open 128 million acres of Atlantic, Arctic oceans...

“As the Biden administration considers its next steps, it should build on these foundations, end fossil fuel leasing on public lands and waters, and embrace a clean energy future.”

Living near a toxic waste site could lower life expectancy by a year, study...

“The long-term effect of the flooding and repetitive exposure has an effect that can transcend generations.”

Japan to release Fukushima wastewater into the Pacific

"The government has taken the wholly unjustified decision to deliberately contaminate the Pacific Ocean with radioactive wastes."

‘Only the beginning’: Citing climate and investment risks, NY State pension fund to ditch...

“Kudos to Tom DiNapoli for making it clear that you can‘t build your retirement on tar sands.”