Friday, October 15, 2021

Tag: carbon emissions

IKEA to sell renewable energy in effort to be climate positive

“At IKEA, we want to become fully circular and climate positive by 2030, built on renewable energy and resources."

Clean Commute for Kids Act invests $25 billion for electric school...

"The Clean Commute for Kids Act will help build a greener, cleaner future for our kids.”

BMW’s Mini Cars to go all electric by 2030

BMW, a German carmaker, will introduce the last gas model of the Mini range in 2025 and go all-electric by 2030 with...

CO2 levels hit record high despite pandemic lockdowns

Scientists calculate that emissions must fall by half by 2030 to give a good chance of limiting global heating.

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands by 2030

“We cannot let ourselves become distracted from the environmental crises that our world—our home—is facing…”

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,...

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The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”

The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.