Sunday, May 24, 2020

Science advisory boards see major cuts and controversial changes under Trump administration

“From what I have heard from members of the EPA who are still there, the idea the best thing is to keep your head down.”

Covid-19 sparks a rebirth of the local farm movement

While farmers have yet to face the full economic impact of this pandemic, their collaborative efforts, along with local grassroots networks, could mark the beginning of a new economy laboring to be born.

A special loophole for Trump’s millionaire cabinet

Trump's millionaire cabinet nominees could avoid paying taxes on millions of dollars worth of stock.

Our last decade to get climate right

In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.

Women play key role in solar energy projects

Many women from rural areas around the world are now actively taking the responsibility to protect the environment, their families and livelihoods.

Japan plans to release Radioactive Fukushima wastewater into Pacific Ocean

Japan’s environmental minister recommended yesterday the country should release more than one million tons of radioactive wastewater from Fukushima’s nuclear power plant...

Meat Is Murdering American Rivers

Government data shows that food processing plants are the biggest toxic polluters of waterways in the U.S.

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."

VIDEO: Bombing the Arctic: US Navy War Games in Gulf of Alaska Threaten One...

Despite local demonstrations against destructive war exercises, the U.S. Navy is set to start the naval training in the Gulf of Alaska—one of the most pristine places left on Earth. Is the Pentagon making war on Alaska?

Drones now protecting African elephants thanks to American businessman’s funding prowess

“We are very grateful that many African governments are leading the way by allowing our drones to fly.”