Sunday, September 27, 2020

World failed to meet a single goal to save nature: UN biodiversity report

To set humanity on the right track, the report recommended eight transitions to improve our relationship with nature and protect Earth’s and our own wellbeing.

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled.

The climate flames come for us all

This month’s western megafires have burned millions of acres and upended countless lives. It’s a sign of things to come if we don’t start to listen and act.

Sen. Bernie Sanders combats argument that Green New Deal is too expensive

There are people in Washington who say the Green New Deal is too expensive and we can’t afford it. What is the alternative? A planet which is burning up?

As the west goes up in flames, Trump couldn’t care less

Like the coronavirus, the dire consequences of climate change – coupled with Trump’s utter malfeasance – offer unambiguous proof that he couldn’t care less about the public good.

Oil industry’s shift to plastics in question as report warns $400 billion in stranded...

“Remove the plastic pillar holding up the future of the oil industry, and the whole narrative of rising oil demand collapses.”

Australian teens bring class action climate lawsuit to stop coal mine expansion

“I believe that the government has a duty to young people to protect our futures from the impacts of climate change, including stopping the impact of the Vickery Extension Project.”

Uber announces plan to electrify ride-hailing in US, Canada and Europe by 2030

Uber announced its commitment to be a 100 percent electric vehicle ride-hailing company by 2030 in the United States, Canada and Europe and by 2040 in the rest of the world.

Delaware just sued 30 fossil fuel companies and the American Petroleum Institute over climate...

“We are suing to hold [Big Oil] accountable and to make them pay for the damages done to our state.”

This is a climate emergency. We need more than half-measures from Democrats.

How to get the Democrats’ climate policy from “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet.”