Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: carbon pollution

Fossil fuel industry and Koch network fighting Pennsylvania’s move to join...

Together these interests broadly representing coal and petroleum producers are trying to prevent Pennsylvania from joining regional programs to curb carbon pollution.

Climate deniers on front line of battle over Pennsylvania joining cap-and-trade...

“The climate crisis is already endangering the health and safety of Pennsylvanians, from excessive heat to harmful air pollution. The only way to change the state’s trajectory is for lawmakers to swiftly ramp up aggressive climate action.”

Climate deniers argue carbon pollution is beneficial, again take aim at...

Opponents of climate action are publishing flawed studies in scientific journals to support false claims that align with the fossil fuel industry’s deregulatory agenda.

New study confirms ‘no safe level’ of air pollution protects against...

"Our study supports recent evidence that there is no safe level of air pollution—finding an increased risk of cardiac arrest despite air quality generally meeting the standards."

US Secretary of Energy announces support for cost-shared research and development...

Unfortunately, the DOE hopes that the solutions will enable competitive operation of fossil-based power generation infrastructure in a low-carbon future, rather than focusing on clean energy.

World’s first commercial carbon sucking machine turns greenhouse gas into fertilizer

“It is clear today that we won't be able to achieve zero gigatonnes by the end of the century without the use of carbon removal technologies.”

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.