"These findings reveal new environmental and public health impacts of retail companies' manufacturing and transport choices—and they are damning."
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”.
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.
President Joe Biden said the U.S. would cut its emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by the end of the decade.
We can effectively reduce methane emissions and help mitigate climate change with the right land use and management choices.
Electric semis could cost 13 percent less per mile than a comparable diesel-powered truck.
“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.”
Scientists calculate that emissions must fall by half by 2030 to give a good chance of limiting global heating.
“It is clearly time to reduce these emissions. They are easy to fix. We have the technology to fix them.”
The blip in emissions will not have a longterm impact unless we invest in sustainable solutions on a grand scale.