Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Another Dead Whale Found With Plastic in Its Stomach

Sei whales are in so much danger from being hunted, poisoned by plastic pollution, and being entangled in fishing nets it’s no wonder there are only 12,000 left on the planet.

Trade Rules Trump Climate Action: U.S. Blocks India’s Ambitious Solar Plans

India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector,...

Trade Policy Clouds Obama’s Climate Legacy

Despite President Obama’s urgent warnings in Alaska that climate change could “condemn our children to a planet beyond their capacity to repair,” he seems to have curbed his climate ambition.

Is Deepwater Wind Creating a New Energy Revolution?

For a cost the same or less as building conventional power plants, Deepwater Wind could build offshore wind farms.

Bankruptcy Filing Shows Arch Coal Funding for Climate Denial Group

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute's tactics amount to the harassment of climate scientists.

Can This Entrepreneur Save Flint From a Plastic Bottle Crisis?

David Antelo says his reverse osmosis machines can provide clean water to the lead-plagued city without the landfill waste.

How Does Fracking Affects Humans? Cases in Pennsylvania Proceed

Not only is water being potentially contaminated by fracking in Pennsylvania but oil companies are aggressively seizing land for a fracking pipeline that might not even be built.

Methane Discovered in Drinking Water Near Fracking Wells

A Stanford researcher found the highest risk of leaks was from shallow natural gas wells drilled in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Nestlé to be Sued Over Water Groundwater Extraction in California

Three environmental groups are pursuing legal action against Nestlé for continuing to extract groundwater with an expired permit in California during a drought.

Kasich Weighs In On Climate Change, Calls For More Renewables

"I know it’s an apostasy in the Republican Party to say that. I guess that’s what I’ve always been — being able to challenge some of the status quo.”