Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Trump team has ties to Atlantic Coast pipeline now being pushed by White House

The Trump team claims the Atlantic Coast pipeline could create 10,000 jobs, but there is little information to back this up.

Dakota Access Pipeline will remain operational during environmental impact study

Since beginning operations earlier this year, the pipeline has experienced leaks on three separate occasions.

I couldn’t go to Standing Rock, so I closed my bank accounts instead

There are 38 banks supporting the Dakota Access pipeline. I found out mine was one of them.

House Science Committee leader says climate scientists are trying to control people’s lives

Rep. Smith has repeatedly turned the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee – and its Twitter account – into a platform for climate science denial.

The paper company threatening ancient boreal forests – and activists and journalists

Resolute Forest Products provides the paper for the nation’s biggest newspapers and publishers. So it’s up to independent media to speak out.

Locals and tribes march together to oppose construction of natural gas plant

The construction of the Puget Sound Energy facility is already underway in Washington state, and it has locals worried about the health and safety of their community.

If Asia leads on climate, the world will follow

China and South Korea could be game changers on climate – and create a more peaceful region in the process.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 9, 2018

The first ever Muslim Congresswoman, Zinke blames wildfires on environmentalists, Trump wants to open California's public lands to fracking, and more.

2018 wasn’t a completely horrible year for the environment

There were bright spots and victories among the attacks on biodiversity, climate and public health.

Solar Energy Employs 3 Times More Americans Than Coal

More than 35,000 solar jobs added in 2015, bringing U.S. solar workforce total to nearly 209,000; an increase of 123% since 2010.