Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tag: environment

Scientists find bacteria that eats plastic

Pseudomonas bacteria are part of a family of microorganisms known for its ability to withstand harsh conditions, such as high temperatures and acidic environments.

Sustainable wine is less damaging to the environment, but how can...

The eco-footprint of the wine industry is significant, and some wineries are taking steps to reduce their impact.

As coronavirus worsened, Trump admin pushed offshore drilling and gas exports

“Unfortunately, we now have to add to this burden that we cannot rely on some of our government officials entrusted to protect our public lands and interests.”

A planet of missing beauties

In truth, in this coronaviral moment of ours, our world is being transformed before our eyes into one of missing beauties.

Coronavirus and climate change: How eco-activists can use this terrible moment...

One major lesson from the pandemic is that we can save the planet from climate change.

Coal industry group asks federal lawmakers to cut funding for Black...

I find it appalling that coal companies are attempting to kneecap critical programs that help former coal regions and sick miners during this #COVID19 crisis.

Following house approval, U.S. has a chance to ban the cruel...

Sharks are killed 30 percent faster than they can reproduce, including for the inhumane fin trade.

Increased coverage on climate change last year

Hopefully, with more media coverage, we will all be able to join together and change the topic from a climate change armageddon to having solutions we can work towards.

US Forest Service broke law when opening 4,900 acres of Colorado...

“The Forest Service failed to provide a logically coherent explanation for its decision to eliminate the Pilot Knob Alternative.”

Oil execs, anxious about public support, claim halting fossil fuel production...

“As a legal matter this claim is laughable so it’s better thought of as a PR stunt.”

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Using the global pandemic, EPA indefinitely suspends environmental protection laws

Usually, companies are required to report the levels of pollution they release into the air or water to hold them accountable and to avoid over polluting.

Media silent as poll workers contract COVID-19 at primaries that DNC, Biden campaign claimed...

And instead of reporting on this urgent story, the media have enabled this dangerous behavior.

Does recklessly killing citizens endanger Trump re-election?

The question for the next six months: Will the damage from Trump’s past, present and future crimes against humanity make him less electable?

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Trump’s mass negligent homicide doesn’t let democratic leaders off the hook

Looking ahead, the postponements of primaries in some states may give enough time to implement widespread voting by mail.