Thursday, September 19, 2019

Alarming levels of glyphosate found in popular American foods

The groups that released the report are calling for a permanent ban on the use of glyphosate as a pre-harvest drying agent because of the residue levels.

Organic farming in the U.S. is now bigger than ever

The number of certified organic acres in the country rose by more than 10 percent over the past two years.

I couldn’t go to Standing Rock, so I closed my bank accounts instead

There are 38 banks supporting the Dakota Access pipeline. I found out mine was one of them.

The lawsuit that could save the planet

With Donald Trump proposing to undo nearly all of President Obama's climate legacy, hope for a safe climate future may rest in the hands of the courts.

I couldn’t go to Standing Rock, so I closed my bank accounts instead

There are 38 banks supporting the Dakota Access pipeline. I found out mine was one of them.

Aruba commits to 100% renewable energy

Today, Aruba gets nearly 40 percent of its energy from clean power and intends to reach 100 percent in several years.

Bill McKibben: What’s next? Solidarity with Standing Rock, Nov. 15

So, what's next? Showing our solidarity with Standing Rock. Please join me and thousands of others across the world Nov. 15.

Climate change is affecting all life on Earth – and that’s not good news...

Humans need to do what nature is trying to do: recognize that change is upon us and adapt our behavior in ways that limit serious, long-term consequences.

It’s official: California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic bags

25 million single-use plastic bags are discarded every day in California. This new law aims to benefit the environment and all wildlife.

Rethinking energy and justice in the Trump era

Local, community-based leadership is needed now more than ever to build the next economy—one that doesn’t pollute poor people, and send the money to rich people elsewhere.