Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tag: emissions

‘Grossly insufficient’: ExxonMobil lambasted over emissions reduction plan that pledges no...

“Any company that fails to keep pace with what science demands threatens its future while endangering the rest of us with escalating climate impacts and systemic risks to the global economy.”

CO2 levels hit record high despite pandemic lockdowns

Scientists calculate that emissions must fall by half by 2030 to give a good chance of limiting global heating.

Methane emissions soar 32% despite lockdowns and green pledges

“It is clearly time to reduce these emissions. They are easy to fix. We have the technology to fix them.”

Covid-19 lockdown demonstrates how economy-wide transformation can halt climate change

The blip in emissions will not have a longterm impact unless we invest in sustainable solutions on a grand scale.

In break with Trump’s EPA, Nevada announces plan to cut tailpipe...

“Clean car standards will provide Nevadans with more transportation options and much-needed relief from volatile gas prices and dirty air.”

Oil industry front group launches latest attack on electric vehicle tax...

The oil and gas industry uses groups like AEA to advocate for its interests, and the incumbent industry that fuels conventional vehicles would benefit from slowing the transition to electric vehicles.

New research warns severe climate-related droughts could threaten 60% of global...

Underscoring the necessity of aggressive action to combat human-caused global warming, research published Wednesday warns that the majority of the world's wheat...

Epa data: Under Trump, a sharp increase in unhealthy air in...

The number of unhealthy air days in nearly three dozen cities soared in the first two years of the Trump administration, according...

Trump’s drilling leases on public lands could release 4.7b metric tons...

A national conservation group revealed Wednesday that President Donald Trump's drilling leases on public lands could lead to the release of more...

Why we can’t ignore U.S. military emissions

The U.S. military’s carbon bootprint is enormous. Like corporate supply chains, it relies upon an extensive global network of container ships, trucks,...

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

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2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum wage proposal to...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.