Monday, May 17, 2021

Trump’s bogus reason for bailing on the Paris Agreement

The administration’s lawyer thinks there might be legal ramifications if the U.S. stays in the Paris Climate Agreement but doesn’t cut emissions. No one who worked on the deal agrees.

2017 was the hottest year on record for oceans

"Plastic is one of the biggest threats in the ocean at the moment, I would say, apart from climate change,"

‘Shame on you!’ Protesters interrupt Trump admin promoting coal & fossil fuels at UN...

Protesters at the UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland, as they interrupted a Trump administration event promoting coal and other fossil fuels.

Federal court rules EPA must make final decision on potential ban on pesticide linked...

"We'll find out in three months if the Trump EPA remains under the tight control of the chemical agriculture industry, or if Administrator Wheeler will finally take his job seriously and ban this brain-damaging pesticide."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

EPA Scientists Call Foul on Fracking Study, Say Findings ‘Inconsistent With Data Presented’

Meanwhile, a new paper published Jan. 6 in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental and Epidemiology only emphasizes why further evaluations on fracking fluids are a must.

Top Five Green Energy Breakthroughs Today (Video)

Switching to sustainable energy sources such as wind and solar power is necessary to save the planet from the negative effects of global warming. Here are the top five breakthroughs the world's experienced today.

Trump’s climate-change sociopathy

Trump’s sociopathic behavior, and the corruption and viciousness of those surrounding him, has produced utter disdain for a world nearing the brink of human-made catastrophe.

Trump’s climate COP-out and the movement it has unleashed

The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a catastrophe, but it has inspired a whirlwind of bottom-up climate activism.

Republicans in Nebraska are trying to restrict wind power development by labeling it as...

One dangerous provision in the bill would redefine the term “renewable energy generation facility” by removing the word “wind” from the list of designated facilities.