Monday, May 25, 2020

How Standing Rock’s divest campaign can stop future pipelines

As banks begin to respond, environmental movements are learning the importance of speaking clearly about the financial risks of fossil fuel investment.

Ford Becomes Latest Major Corporation to Dump ALEC

Ford has responded to consumer concern over its membership in ALEC - by dumping them.

2018: The year of Day Zero and the mega-drought

That drier (and warmer) future appears to be arriving much faster than expected for places like Cape Town and Phoenix. And yet business-as-usual seems to still be the order of the day.

In blow to Monsanto, India’s top court upholds decision that seeds cannot be patented

"The Earth will win. Seed will win, Monsanto will lose."

WHO Report: One in four children die each year from unhealthy environments

Nearly 2 million children a year lose their lives to conditions caused by environmental pollution and hazards.

The End is Nigh: Repent, Read Fast, Rush the Exits

"I can't decide if I am more surprised that the world hasn't already ended (and this is some phantom universe), that America hasn't fallen on its face, or that Hillary sounds more liberal than ever."

Battle against the Bayou Bridge pipeline threatens to become the Standing Rock of Louisiana’s...

While Energy Transfer Partners representatives have touted the pipeline as a boon for Louisiana’s economy, its permit application indicates that it will create only 12 new permanent jobs.

Taking farmers for a ride

Trump’s trade disruptions are inflicting real pain, but they’re also exposing the frailty of an agriculture economy built for big business.

Feds receive first application to explore ANWR for oil

"This scheme will put denning polar bears at risk and leave lasting scars on the fragile tundra and its vegetation, and that's before a single drill rig has been placed or length of pipeline installed."