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The railroad industry loved modern brakes and safety, until they didn’t

Science and data shows that ECP brakes help prevent rail accidents like the recent one in Ohio.

Trump order to allow LNG by rail would expand ‘bomb train’...

As the U.S. grapples with a potential boom in moving fracked natural gas-turned-LNG across this country using long, heavy unit trains, it seems like a question the FRA should be examining.

Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 ‘Bomb Train’ Oil Tank Cars Can...

While the industry promised to phase-out DOT-111s, these “bomb trains” continue to roll through towns and cities across the U.S. It seems their promise has rung hollow.

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How Summer Lee’s landslide victory defies billionaire influence in politics

In a resounding rejection of billionaire-funded opposition, U.S. Rep. Summer Lee secures a primary win, highlighting a growing resistance against corporate and dark money in American politics.

Global military spending hits record $2.4 trillion amidst rising conflicts

As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

10 times as much of this toxic pesticide could end up on your tomatoes...

Did the chemical industry helped fashion EPA’s testing strategy?

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Electric vehicles sales remain strong globally new report from IEA confirms

The IEA said that electric vehicle sales will reach 17 million in 2024, which is up from 14 million in 2023, according to its new Global EV Outlook 2024.