Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: carbon emissions

Congress investigates how Marathon Petroleum and Koch Network influenced clean cars...

Marathon “worked with powerful oil-industry groups and a conservative policy network financed by the billionaire industrialist Charles G. Koch to run a stealth campaign to roll back car emissions standards.”

Concentration of CO2 hits record high

“The saddest thing is that this won’t be breaking news. And basically no one understands the full meaning of this.”

House Dems introduce the CLEAN Future Act

This new proposal aims to have the U.S. reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Stanford study says renewable power eliminates argument for using carbon capture...

“I call these solutions 'magic' because they are unlikely to accomplish much in the real world except to distract our attention from the necessary work of cutting emissions.”

Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe...

Standing in the middle of a usually busy central London street during Extinction Rebellion’s protests, the air noticeably cleaner, the area quieter,...

Trump admin to officially revoke California’s waiver to set stricter emissions...

In its latest move to undermine action on the climate crisis, the Trump administration will formally rescind California's waiver to set stricter auto emissions standards under...

Big Pharma emits more greenhouse gases than the automotive industry

Healing people is no justification for killing the planet.

‘Thinned by extraordinary amounts:’ Glaciers in Antarctica melting at accelerating rates

Glaciers in Antarctica are melting at an alarming rate. According to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letter,...

Plastics industry on track to burn through 14% of world’s remaining...

“Really the surest solution to dealing with the problem of plastics and climate is to reduce plastic production, to keep the fossil fuels in the ground, to move towards eliminating the use of single-use plastics and non-essential plastics.”

New York passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate...

New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."

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President Trump threatens to cut federal funding for schools who do not fully reopen...

The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy. The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

Fossil fuels’ ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions scam is something humanity doesn’t have time for

Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.