Friday, April 3, 2020

Tag: emissions

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,...

Our post-carbon future depends on electric vehicles—our congress controls their economic...

There are a few competing electric vehicle-related bills kicking around Capitol Hill right now. One, a bipartisan bill aptly titled the Driving America...

Our post-carbon future depends on electric vehicles – our Congress controls their...

The fossil fuel industry is working hard to eliminate a tax credit that reduces emissions and creates jobs.

Scientists call for drastic drop in emissions. U.S. appears to have...

A report by a private research company found that U.S. emissions, which amount to one-sixth of the planet's, didn't fall in 2018 but instead skyrocketed. The 3.4 percent jump for 2018, projected by the firm, would be second-largest surge in greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. since Bill Clinton was president.

Trump administration to halt clean car standards, revoke California’s right to...

The Trump administration’s plan, as reported by Bloomberg, disregards the arguments and wishes of the auto industry.

15 state AGs sue EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for not enforcing...

“Over and over again, the Trump administration has put polluters before the health and safety of New Yorkers.”

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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Health insurance companies could skyrocket premiums

The U.S. health care system is ill-equipped when it comes to a pandemic and citizens will be the ones to suffer.

‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Rightwing populism in a time of crisis

When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.

A new major political party

The People’s Party should work actively to drain Bernie-ites from the Democratic Party.