Saturday, May 21, 2022

Biden announces $2 trillion climate and green recovery plan

Biden's sweeping proposals would put an end to all greenhouse gas emissions spewed by U.S. power plants by 2035. It would also ban fracking on public lands.

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.

Why the USDA is being sued—again

The USDA is facing lawsuits for shirking its responsibility to protect birds from animal welfare violations.

Amazon rainforest will collapse by 2064, new study predicts

“A forest cannot survive if its canopy needs more than 4 years to recover from a yearly [drought] event.”

Native people and allies pledge to stop Keystone XL

Native peoples have a legal, moral, spiritual and inherent right to be caretakers of the planet.

‘This is political retribution:’ Trump admin attacks California’s environmental record

"This an obvious attempt at political intimidation."

Biden administration forms new Office of Environmental Justice

"... it is imperative that our leaders produce real, tangible solutions to protect Black and frontline communities and correct existing and past harms..."

New scientist festival shuns fossil fuel sponsorship after campaign pressure

The festival’s shift from BP and Shell partnerships comes as a growing number of cultural institutions have cut ties with oil and gas companies.

Solar Power in Space Parallels that on Earth and Competes with Fossil Fuel

Major breakthroughs have been happening with the use of solar and other benign sources of power in space. The situation parallels that on Earth as solar and wind power and other clean, safe technologies compete with fossil fuels.

Biden vows to cut emissions, but US continues to subsidize fossil fuels amid climate...

President Joe Biden said the U.S. would cut its emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by the end of the decade.