Wednesday, October 21, 2020

10 States Blocking the Power of the Sun

Some of the sunniest states in the U.S. are not taking initiative and are not creating policies in an effort to better the environment.

Clean energy grows, but many of the poorest remain in the dark

World Bank reports “a race” underway to secure sustainable energy, but a money gap leaves poorer nations – particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa – lagging.

New Records Show More US Involvement in Mexico Oil, Gas Privatization Efforts as Mexican...

They reveal the U.S. government acting as a mediator between Mexico's government and U.S. oil and gas companies seeking to cash in on a policy made possible by the behind-the-scenes efforts of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's U.S. State Department.

U.S. Plastics Pact vows to make all plastic packaging recyclable by 2025

“The results from the U.S. Plastics Pact’s efforts to advance packaging, improve recycling, and reduce plastic waste will benefit the entire system and all materials.”

Bipartisan senators praise passage of Great American Outdoors Act

“Years of bipartisan work have led to this moment and this historic opportunity for conservation.”

Food companies are still selling products contaminated by Monsanto weedkiller

Despite these newest results the EPA refuses to set strict limits of glyphosate in food.
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Bill McKibben on Earth Day at 50: We must stop subsidizing fossil fuel industry...

Half a century later, in the middle of a pandemic, protests planned around the world have moved online, and the Trump administration has gutted the EPA, rolled back fuel economy standards and eased the enforcement of pollution regulations.

Seismic testing to begin in Atlantic Ocean in push for offshore drilling

Conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against President Trump, challenging his decision to reverse President Obama's ban.

Fiddling while California burns

Fanning the flames of climate denial.

685,000+ send comments in support of Bears Ears National Monument

“The people have spoken – more than half a million strong – and 99 percent expect these magnificent lands to be held in the public trust for future generations.”