Tuesday, April 7, 2020

‘This is political retribution:’ Trump admin attacks California’s environmental record

"This an obvious attempt at political intimidation."

Enbridge Stuffs Provision into Wisconsin Budget to Expedite Controversial Piece of “Keystone XL Clone”

While Americans were off celebrating the fourth of July, Canadian pipeline company giant Enbridge worked a deal with the Wisconsin Budget about its controversial proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion project. This proposal is not yet final, so let's hope it does not pass.

Scientists find bacteria that eats plastic

Pseudomonas bacteria are part of a family of microorganisms known for its ability to withstand harsh conditions, such as high temperatures and acidic environments.

Brazil announces 60-Day ban on clearing land with fire

"What we are experiencing is a genuine crisis which could become a tragedy foretold with much larger fires than the ones we are now seeing if they are not immediately halted."

Help save creatures great and small on World Animal Day

On this international day of action, participants aim to "raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe."

Democrats’ rejection of fossil fuel money marks shift from previous presidential races

The oil and gas industry has always favored Republican candidates over their Democratic opponents. Now, Democrats are pledging to break away from...

What western states can learn from Native American wildfire management strategies

Federal, state and local government agencies are increasingly recognizing indigenous burning as an ecosystem component and restoration technique.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nebraska farmers return land to Native American tribe, Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence, audio recordings of children separated from their parents at the border, and more.

Facing Felony Charges, Rick Perry Joins Board of Energy Transfer Partners, Owner of Proposed...

Former Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry currently faces two Texas state-level felony charges for abuse of power, which he pleads not guilty. During this time, he has joined the board of directors at a natural gas and propane company and has showed interest in possibly running for president in 2016.

Years before Exxon Valdez, documents show Exxon’s imperial oil prioritized public image overspill impacts

Nineteen years after Imperial dealt with the Arrow oil spill in Canada, the grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker released 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound.