Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: emissions

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.”

‘Keep it in the ground’ approach to fossil fuels on US...

An important part of this finding seems like common sense – limiting fossil fuel production would lead to reduced consumption.

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Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.