Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: environment

Study: Financial markets ignore environmental damage

Credit-rating agencies say they can discipline companies that behave badly, and they have in some cases, but research reveals negligible progress.

Fossil fuel industry given billions in EU hydrogen support, report finds

In Italy, fossil fuel companies met over a hundred times with ministers and civil servants, helping to quadruple financial support for the sector, a new report claims.

‘We are in a climate emergency’: As temps soar, over 90%...

"The West has never seen a drought like this, especially so early in the dry season."

UNESCO proposes to downgrade Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status; Australian...

If added to the List of World Heritage in Danger, the Great Barrier Reef would become the first on it because of climate change reasons.

Legal experts define ecocide, take step toward international criminal law

The draft defines ecocide as, "unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts."

How to get rid of throwaway culture

Individual actions empower us to demand more from corporations and governments and change social norms. So let's get started.

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species...

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues.

Humanity’s #1 environmental problem is consumption—climate change is just one of...

By focusing the climate fight on what we emit, not what we consume, we are destined to fail—net-zero emissions policies aren’t enough to prevent catastrophe.

Chile passes single-use plastic regulation that will reduce 23,000 tons of...

"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."

SEC finds fracking sand company misled investors with claims of ‘game...

The fracking industry’s over-the-top claims to investors have been the norm, but even when proven to be fraudulent, companies suffer almost no consequences.

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

The best sting against election fraud malice: Fund Ruby Freeman’s justly historic defamation suit!

There is something especially vicious when a powerful politician descends to abusing innocents in an unsuccessful deception he knew would fail.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.