Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: climate justice

Chicago sues Big Oil for climate deception and damages

Chicago is targeting industry giants such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, and the American Petroleum Institute for their alleged long-term misinformation campaign.

Richest 1% fuel climate crisis with excessive emissions, Oxfam report reveals

Fueling the crisis: how the affluent few intensify global warming.

A judge has rejected Shell’s latest attempt to dismiss a Connecticut...

The ruling, coming about a year after the federal district court in Connecticut denied Shell’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, means that a trial in the case could start sometime in 2024.

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."

Revealed: How big dairy is milking net zero

An industry-led “efficiency” drive is about increasing sales of milk—not cutting pollution.

US sets record for billion-dollar disasters in a single year, with...

“If we want to reduce the damages from severe weather, we need to accelerate progress on both stopping climate change and building resilience.”

Just 12% of people in the U.S. consume over 50% of...

With their findings, which were published in the journal Nutrients, the researchers hope to influence the 12% of people eating a disproportionate amount of beef to make switches to other, lower-emissions protein sources.

Europe’s climate movement is fractured and stuck—here is a way forward

The climate movement of the past will not win the struggle today.

Climate campaigners decry ‘absolutely horrendous’ brutality against protesters at fed summit

"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.

Fossil fuel companies ask Hawaii Supreme Court to dismiss Honolulu’s climate...

Honolulu has sued Big Oil over the costs of adapting to weather extremes—including bigger fire risks.

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Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.

Will the center hold as elections descend to a war between gut grievances vs....

While Trumpian individualism now equates with rank criminality, social activism fosters greater collective prosperity, opportunities and growth for all.

Dead on arrival

Israel’s blowback genocide.

Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.

Coal capacity increased 2% globally in 2023, the most since 2016

Retire coal plants faster or 'forget about' Paris goals, energy expert says.