Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The dairy industry is determined to pour itself down our throats

This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of theIndependent Media Institute. When author and...

Thanks to the Infrastructure bill, the US will work on replacing all lead water...

“The American Jobs Plan creates jobs replacing 100% of the nation’s lead pipes and service lines so every American, so every child – can turn on the faucet and be certain to drink clean water.”

United Airlines first passenger plane to make journey on 100 percent plant-based jet fuel

The "unprecedented flight" is a first in aviation history.

China pledges to go greener by planting forests the size of Belgium over the...

“By 2035, the quality and stability of national forest, grassland, wetland and desert ecosystems will have been comprehensively upgraded.”

Taylor Energy agrees to pay for cleanup of longest-running oil spill in US history

Taylor Energy will pay upwards of $43 million in penalties and transfer $432 million as a trust to the Department to start cleaning up the 17-year spill.

California is the world’s number one importer of Amazonian oil, report finds

Tracking oil exports in the Amazon identified that the majority of Amazonian oil comes from Ecuador and ends up in the hands of large California-based corporations.

Climate change calls for a change of heart

Climate advocacy campaigns need to become less transactional and more transformational. 

California sues Walmart for dumping hazardous waste in the state’s landfills

Of the 58 inspections conducted since 2015 of Walmart trash compactors, "dozens of materials considered either hazardous waste, medical waste or customer records containing personal information were found."

There’s only one essential role humans have on Earth—a humbler perspective could save the...

While the world’s oceans, nonhuman animals, and plants play starring roles in sustaining our ecosystem, why are we so bent on sabotaging it?

Goldman Sachs announces commitment to set 2030 emissions reduction targets

The commitment is to reduce the physical emissions intensity of its portfolios, and has yet to rule out support for companies expanding oil, gas and coal.