Saturday, February 4, 2023

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Volunteers plant 67,500 trees in Portuguese forest devastated by wildfires

"In an era of climate change, such disasters are becoming reality all over the world."

New report highlights pesticides’ overlooked climate connection

New assessment by Pesticides Action Network North America examines the “vicious cycle” linking these fossil fuel–derived chemicals and climate change.

Biden restores vital protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest gutted by Trump

"As our nation's largest national forest and the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, the Tongass National Forest is key to conserving biodiversity and addressing the climate crisis."

Our planet versus plastic bags—a tale of two cities

Americans discard 100 billion plastic bags annually, the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil.

Fossil fuel groups ‘spent millions’ on social media ads spreading climate disinformation during COP27

The cost of living crisis and a surge in fossil fuel prices “turbocharged an ecosystem of disinformation” around the summit, study finds.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.

Pledge to fight the pollution of face masks

Pledge to protect those around us and our environment by wearing reusable face masks.

Tell the Norwegian government to halt all hunting on endangered wolves

Help us to tell the Norwegian government to end wolf hunts in Norway’s Wolf Zone and #SaveNorwegianWolves.

Blister pack pollution

We should probably go back to the system of using deposits for bottles of all sorts.