Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: emissions

Fossil fuel companies push emissions to pre-pandemic levels

“Emissions snapped back like a rubber band.”

How a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty can guide a global just...

“This treaty talks about ending fossil fuel expansion, phasing out, and also just transition.”

Biden admin’s new methane regulations not enough according to environmentalists

“Climate justice during a climate emergency means using every tool in the toolbox including not just a stronger rule, but also declaring a National Emergency on climate change.”

Top 5 meat and dairy companies match Exxon in greenhouse gas...

“We are talking about a lack of political will to steer or transition the agricultural sector into a climate-friendly and biodiversity-friendly direction.”

Indigenous resistance disrupts billions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually

“Indigenous communities resisting oil, gas, and coal projects across their territory are demonstrating true climate leadership.”

NOAA reports record highs in greenhouse gas emissions and global sea...

“It is clear that without swift action, we can, unfortunately, expect to set new records like these every year.”

Fearing government whitewash, scientists leak draft IPCC report urging bold emission...

"There is no point for us to just observe what a disaster is unfolding if nobody is doing anything about it."

New report reveals top 15 retail giants that contribute most to...

"These findings reveal new environmental and public health impacts of retail companies' manufacturing and transport choices—and they are damning."

Legal action against high emitters failing to use latest climate science,...

Most of the lawsuits analyzed did not quantify the extent to which climate change was responsible for the impacts suffered by plaintiffs, known as “attribution science”.

Cleaning up methane pollution from Permian super emitters is ‘low hanging...

Experts shine a spotlight on the worst offenders in the Permian basin. The technological fixes are obvious, they say, but state regulators are so far unwilling to act.

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Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.