“We are suing to hold [Big Oil] accountable and to make them pay for the damages done to our state.”
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 accounts for 3.3 million tons of plastic packaging annually, which roughly accounts for 200,000 bottles every minute.
The new rule would allow drilling without public review or environmental reviews that would analyze the impact of industrial actions.
"This program marks the largest single program for any utility in the nation, a major win for clean air and healthier communities."
"The unequivocal conclusion of this research is that children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale."
A new group of allies is fighting a proposed asphalt plant that threatens their health and their homes.
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'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.