Saturday, February 4, 2023
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World Bank ramps up investments to fight climate crisis

"Climate change is an existential threat to the world's poorest and most vulnerable. These new targets demonstrate how seriously we are taking this issue, investing and mobilizing $200 billion over five years to combat climate change."

Climate activists bring insurgent message to Exxon shareholder meeting: #ExxonKnew, it’s time to #MakeThemPay

“It’s time Exxon pay for its destruction. For years, I've seen the rise of extreme oil and gas extraction – fracking and tar sands – and increasingly extreme weather events of the climate crisis.

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed Killer in History

Monsanto has long maintained the safety of their widely popular product. The agribusiness giant has also vehemently denied glyphosate’s link to cancer.

Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Temporarily Halted

A federal appeals court will consider whether to delay the project further.

Big Profits Seen for China’s Wind Energy Companies

The backward and often scientifically illiterate US Congress can barely bring itself to allow a tax write-off for wind turbines each year, disrupting the industry here with uncertainty.

EPA expected to allow more methane emissions from oil and gas industry

“The negative impacts of methane have been widely acknowledged for years, so it’s frustrating and disappointing to see the administration go in a different direction.”

Trump admin proposes drilling for oil and gas in national forests

The new rule would allow drilling without public review or environmental reviews that would analyze the impact of industrial actions.

Government whistleblower sounds the alarm on villages threatened by climate change

A scientist looking for a way to help Alaska Natives whose villages are sinking was reassigned by the Trump administration to a job collecting royalty checks from fossil fuel companies.

Want to create jobs? Reduce fossil fuel use

Energy efficiency creates more jobs than fossil fuels – and at a faster rate and lower cost.

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."