Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: climate action

Oil industry ‘net-zero’ pledges are an attempt to delay climate action,...

Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.

Analysis: Fossil fuel tax programs to cut emissions lead to lots...

Policies like this, including putting a price on carbon, “allow polluters to keep polluting and pay the tax.”

New poll shows overwhelming support for climate action as Congress weighs...

The recent evolution of the oil industry’s political stance on a carbon tax has raised a few eyebrows, but it represents more greenwashing, according to Holly Burke of Evergreen Action.

Immediate climate action can save U.S. $3.5 trillion over time

“In particular, it is urgent to quickly transition to electric vehicles and building components, because polluting equipment sold today will last for decades.”

2020 was a busy year for taking the climate fight to...

Given all this activity in the courts in 2020, the coming year will likely also be a busy one in terms of climate lawsuits.

TD Bank joins other major financial institutes to commit to ambition...

The Group's commitment to a global climate action plan makes them the latest major financial institution along with Morgan Stanley and Barclays.

Biden urged to be #climatepresident by taking these 10 ‘game-changing’ steps...

“Don’t let anyone tell you that Biden’s hands are tied on climate action without the Senate.”

As polls shows climate action winning issue, green campaigners mobilize for...

"Arizona, Iowa, Maine, and South Carolina could hardly be more different, but solid majorities of voters in each state support building a clean energy economy."

After calling for climate action, US Chamber of Commerce pushes pro-fossil...

“I found myself dwarfed by the impact of these corporations in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and legislative power.”

Despite poll showing aggressive climate action a winning issue, Biden boasts...

In response to Trump’s claims Biden would ban fracking, the Democratic presidential nominee assured a crowd in Pennsylvania that he will not do away with the practice.

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A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.