Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: climate change

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first...

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Climate and Indigenous protesters across 4 continents pressure banks to #DefundLine3

"In solidarity with Indigenous leaders, we are calling for fossil fuel divestment to protect the water and climate, and the health and survival of Indigenous communities."

USDA may allow genetically modified trees to be released into the...

A genetically engineered chestnut tree may be the first to spread into forests, setting dangerous global precedents.

Climate change: how bad could the future be if we do...

This is what the science suggests those very different realities could look like.

Installing solar panels over California’s canals could yield water, land, air...

Building smart solar developments on canals and other disturbed land can make power and water infrastructure more resilient while saving water, reducing costs and helping to fight climate change.

Páramos at risk: The interconnected threats to a biodiversity hotspot

The pressures of climate change and human land use could lead to the disappearance of unique biodiversity and vital ecological services.

What impact will the Climate Union Jobs Act have on the...

As renewable energy jobs unionize, we can expect to see an increase in the size of green power companies.

Sustainability trends that will change 2021

We need to improve sustainability since our future survival relies upon it.

Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for...

With concerted efforts and investments, they could be expanded to achieve a pace and scale that will help address climate change.

US Interior Secretary provokes Trump administration’s climate related orders

“I believe we have a unique opportunity to make our communities more resilient to climate change and to help lead the transition to a clean energy economy.”

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

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

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”