Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: environment

Delaware just sued 30 fossil fuel companies and the American Petroleum...

“We are suing to hold [Big Oil] accountable and to make them pay for the damages done to our state.”

Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major...

If emission reductions are large and sustained, we can still meet the Paris goals and avoid the most severe damage to the natural world, the economy and people. But worryingly, we also have time to make it far worse.

Coca-Cola leading plastic polluter worldwide for second year in a row

Coca-Cola accounts for 3.3 million tons of plastic packaging annually, which roughly accounts for 200,000 bottles every minute.

Trump admin proposes drilling for oil and gas in national forests

The new rule would allow drilling without public review or environmental reviews that would analyze the impact of industrial actions.

California approves massive electric vehicle charging program across Southern California

"This program marks the largest single program for any utility in the nation, a major win for clean air and healthier communities."

New study confirms lead poisoning is a global problem among children

"The unequivocal conclusion of this research is that children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale."

How a small North Carolina community is pushing back on pollution

A new group of allies is fighting a proposed asphalt plant that threatens their health and their homes.

What’s the point of subsidizing fossil fuels?

The industry fights to keep going and not to have to bear the cost itself of the environmental harm which it causes.

Stories from the youth climate movement in the Global South

Young people who had mobilized for the climate across the world in 2019 were right: Much environmental damage is the result of human action, and as such, can also be reversed through human initiative.

Biden announces $2 trillion climate and green recovery plan

Biden's sweeping proposals would put an end to all greenhouse gas emissions spewed by U.S. power plants by 2035. It would also ban fracking on public lands.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.