Friday, August 14, 2020

10 Years of Fracking: Its Impact on Our Water, Land and Climate

“The best way to protect our health and climate from this dirty drilling is to ban it altogether and keep fossil fuels safely in the ground.”

Democratic Debate Brings Fiercest Exchange Yet on Climate Change, Fracking

Reports confirm that Clinton’s biggest campaign bundlers have come from fossil fuel lobbyists.

Americans Do Not Care About Environmental Problems

“We currently see both the EPA and the Obama administration trying to pursue policies that are aimed at the average Americans. The radical environmentalists do not manage to reach people and cannot convince US citizens about the severity of environmental problems.”

Introducing IOGCC: The Most Powerful Oil and Gas Lobby You’ve Never Heard Of

New documents show for the first time that it was Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) at the front and center, and not just Halliburton, which created what many now know as the Halliburton Loophole.

Monsanto’s Evil Twin: Disturbing Facts About the Fertilizer Industry

The currently catastrophic, but largely unrecognized, greenhouse gas damage from chemical farms and industrial food production and distribution must be reversed.
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Bernie Proposes Nationwide Ban on Fracking

Bernie Sanders focuses on the environmental issue of fracking this week while campaigning in New York and Pennsylvania.

97% of Endangered Species Threatened by 3 Common Pesticides

The Center for Biological Diversity, as well as a number of farmworkers, child-safety and environmental advocacy groups, sent a letter to the EPA last month urging it to ban several organophosphate pesticides that are currently under review.

Climate Rally for Bernie Sanders Draws 1,000 Anti-Fracking Activists in Upstate New York

It was a moment when elements of the grassroots anti-fracking movement in New York State joined hands with the larger political groundswell behind the Sanders campaign.

Keystone Pipeline Leaked Thousands More Gallons of Oil Than Originally Reported

The new report of how many gallons of oil were spilled show that initial results underestimated the leak - by 9,000%.

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says

"This will be the trial of the century that will determine if we have a right to a livable future, or if corporate power will continue to deny our rights for the sake of their own wealth."