Monday, July 15, 2024

Tag: climate action

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top...

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Biden admin takes ‘long overdue’ steps to limit methane emissions from...

The U.S. Department of the Interior takes a bold step forward with new rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas operations on federal and Tribal lands, marking a significant leap towards sustainable energy practices and environmental stewardship.

2023 has been a big year for climate accountability in the...

From a groundbreaking trial in Montana to a “truly historic” human rights hearing in Europe, climate change litigation took big steps forward this year.

The US Constitution may hold the key to solving the climate...

Drawing from U.S. case law and legislation, an argument for climate action centered on birthright equity is building momentum.

Black Louisianans grapple with a climate change-denying governor-elect

Black activists fear that Republican Gov.-elect Jeff Landry may stifle the state’s much-needed climate adaptation efforts as they seek to protect their quickly disappearing homes.

Corporate promotion of carbon capture and storage contradicts science, study finds

Report shows oil and gas companies are spreading confusion over the science of climate change solutions, leading to “misguided” ideas behind CCS use.

More than half of world’s largest companies’ net zero pledges are...

Unmasking corporate climate pledges: a comprehensive study exposes prevalent greenwashing.

2023 Lancet Report on health and climate change: a critical call...

In-depth analysis of the escalating health crisis due to climate change and the imperative for systemic global climate action.

Demanding an end to ‘deadly fossil fuels,’ tens of thousands take...

"It's time for Biden to declare a climate emergency and phase out the fossil fuels killing people and wildlife around the world."

Nearly 200 environmentalists were murdered for their work in 2022

New report from Global Witness calls for greater protection of activists on the front lines of the climate crisis.

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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.