Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: California

California and Australia sign historic climate partnership

The MoU is a historic climate partnership that commits to "reduce emissions from freight and maritime ports and to drive uptake of low carbon liquid fuels for aviation and maritime fuels."

70% of California’s beaches could disappear by 2100, study finds

“It is likely that many beaches in California will require substantial management efforts in order to maintain existing beach widths and the many services they provide.”

Biotech corporation withdraws permit for mass release of GE mosquitoes

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced the withdrawal of the permit that would have released billions of genetically engineered mosquitos throughout agriculture communities across the state.

Two new rules shift trucks sales and all locomotives operating in...

“We applaud this ambitious move by the California Air Resources Board to mandate electrification of locomotives and trucks, setting a new bar in the state’s efforts to combat climate change and save lives."

Western monarch butterfly population reaches its highest number since 2000

“It is difficult to watch monarch butterflies and their extraordinary migration teeter on the edge of collapse, but there are signs of hope.”

California passes law to fine oil companies over price gouging

The new law prohibiting fuel price gouging will go into effect June 26.

Governments of California and Japan announce new collaboration to clean up...

The U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience Partnership will make “common and concrete efforts to decarbonize operations.”

Rain and heat, fire and snow

The world as we knew it really is ending faster than some of us ever expected.

Formal legal petition urges California Air Resources Board to phase out...

The legal petition calls on the California Air Resources Board to adhere to it's "moral obligation to reduce greenhouse gases that are helping to drive catastrophic global warming.”

New oil slick in Long Beach has campaigners demanding environmental change...

"How many more oil spills and fossil fuel accidents do we need until the city and the state begins to prioritize public health and the environment?"

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.