Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: climate pollution

Landmark inquiry in Philippines backs accountability for ‘climate-polluting’ corporations

"We enjoin all Filipinos to stand up for climate and environmental justice, and ensure our elected officials in the next administration take this to heart."

Indigenous resistance blocked 400 coal plants’ worth of climate pollution

"It backs up what we've constantly been saying recognizing Indigenous rights protects the water, protects the land, and protects our futures."

House passes resolution that reinstates EPA’s methane pollution safeguards

A new report by the UN Environment Program confirmed that cutting methane pollution from both new and existing oil and gas operations is vital in tackling the climate crisis.

Biden plans to cut U.S. climate pollution in half by 2030

“We cannot preach temperance from a barstool and not pay our fair share when approximately 40% of all the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is red, white and blue.”

Tens of millions in PPP loans went to corporate polluters after...

Tens of millions of dollars went to companies with environmental mishaps.

Climate deniers argue carbon pollution is beneficial, again take aim at...

Opponents of climate action are publishing flawed studies in scientific journals to support false claims that align with the fossil fuel industry’s deregulatory agenda.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.