Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: carbon

Trump’s drilling leases on public lands could release 4.7b metric tons...

A national conservation group revealed Wednesday that President Donald Trump's drilling leases on public lands could lead to the release of more...

Scientists’ urge international body to protect and regrow forests as a...

"...our message as scientists is simple: Our planet's future climate is inextricably tied to the future of its forests."

The trick to make capitalism help solve climate change

The best step any nation can take toward mitigating climate change is a revenue-neutral carbon fee. Here’s how it works.

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.”

Drowning the world in oil

Trump’s carbon-obsessed energy policy and the planetary nightmare to come.

Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action

"We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action," says EPA spokesperson.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."