Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tag: carbon emissions

Reversing Trump rollback, Biden’s EPA announces historically ambitious vehicle emissions standards

"Before this presidential term ends, the administration must issue long-term standards strong enough to usher in the age of electric vehicles."

Why the oil industry’s pivot to carbon capture and storage—while it...

The fossil fuel industry is pushing for the U.S. government to support methods to capture its climate pollution. But what are their consequences?

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.

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People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”