Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: environment

Corporate ‘cage-free’ commitments are only meaningful with accountability

Reducing the suffering of chickens can only happen if companies follow through on their promises.

Replacing coal with renewables could save energy customers $8 billion a...

“We conducted an in-depth, asset-by-asset assessment of the coal fleet in the U.S. and found that >70 GWs of coal capacity will become economically at risk through the course of the next decade.”

The well-funded, well-orchestrated climate change-denial movement

"The climate change counter movement, as I call it, is really an add-on to the already-existing conservative movement in the United States."

Big data, big oil and white supremacy: Unveiling the dark forces...

In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.

Fossil fuel interests applaud Trump admin’s weakening of major environmental law

“The Trump administration would allow powerful industries, like oil and gas extractors, to run roughshod over community interests."

Science-advisory board says Trump administration’s policies run counter to established science

"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."

You’re not so different from an octopus: Rethinking our relationship to...

Animal whisperer, Sy Montgomery, argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us re-examine our relationships with them.

Forecast for 2020: More oil trains, fires, spills, and the rise...

If past is prelude, the regulatory and market conditions show North America is poised for another rise in “bomb trains.”

Hard times are coming in 2020 and in the decade ahead

The phrase “Happy Nxew Year” is just as out of place now, and we need to realize how absurd it is.

Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon

At the cost of over $2,000 per acre—and that is the cheapest I could find—it isn’t cheap, totaling over $30 billion to replace what the Amazon lost this decade.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?