Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: environment

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...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Current investigation of ExxonMobil could spur broader climate action

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a state-led investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change deception.

The good news about Trump’s very bad environment speech

It’s hard to find the nuggets of good news in the media these days. Many people are so burnt out on the...

23 Governors join together with California to oppose Trump’s fuel efficiency...

Governors from 24 U.S. states are standing together and backing California officials who are asking the Trump administration to put the brakes...

Only a mass movement can bring about a Green New Deal

Ours is an age of crisis. Britain faces a crisis of inequality, with the Tories’ brutal austerity program leaving schoolchildren eating from bins and...

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,...

Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

A gray whale washed ashore in Alaska may hold clues to...

Most years the annual gray whale migration along North America’s West Coast is a sure sign of spring. But this year something...

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...