Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The youth of the world call on us to act against climate change

Since Greta Thunberg began her Friday strikes in front of the Swedish parliament, calling for action against climate change, she has been...

For a greener new deal and cooler climate, focus on food and agriculture

The global food system is responsible for more emissions than previously thought, according to a new United Nations report. It may also...

29 states and cities sue to block Trump’s ‘dirty power’ rule

Twenty-nine states and cities sued the Trump administration Tuesday to stop it from weakening the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which was the first regulation to...

U.S. government reports: ‘It is raining plastic’

After analyzing rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, the U.S. Interior Department recently released a study concluding that microscopic...

EPA refuses to allow warning labels for glyphosate

California tried to warn the public about glyphosate but the EPA is siding with Monsanto.

California legislature climate watchdog committee has little bite

The California Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies met for the first time this session on July 9, just days before the California...

For true climate justice, abolish ICE and CBP

Last month, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Senator Kamala Harris released their Climate Equity Act – the first draft of a critical component of...

Sea turtles are mistaking plastic pollution for food

"Research like this helps us understand what sea turtles are eating, and whether certain kinds of plastic are being ingested more than others."

Defending the environment now more lethal than soldiering in some war zones – and...

Indigenous peoples should be a source of inspiration for the global community.

Emails show FBI and police are monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists

The emails circulated by the task force include activists' social media posts, emails and rally announcements.