Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: greenhouse gas emissions

Replacing 50% of animal products with plant-based foods could prevent 1.6...

“Moving the American appetite from our burger-heavy diet to plant-based eating is a powerful and necessary part of curbing the climate crisis.”

Greenhouse gas emissions set for record decline due to coronavirus lockdowns

"I hope the striking improvements in air quality we've seen remind us what things could be like if we shifted to green power and electric vehicles."

Eight states and DC commit to electrifying trucks and buses to...

"Zero-emission trucks and buses are better for the environment and health, while reducing fueling and maintenance costs."

Stopping climate change means building a better transportation system

Our transportation system is responsible for nearly a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. Addressing this means building better public transportation and more sustainable communities. Here’s how we can make the shifts.

“Kochland”: How David Koch helped build an empire to shape U.S....

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch died Friday at the age of 79 from prostate cancer. David Koch — who was worth some...

29 states and cities sue to block Trump’s ‘dirty power’ rule

Twenty-nine states and cities sued the Trump administration Tuesday to stop it from weakening the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which was the first regulation to...

Diet, ignorance and the environmental crisis

Awareness is the critical ingredient in change, individually and collectively.

New study links greenhouse gas emissions directly to fossil fuel companies

The data provided in this report could likely become one of the most valuable tools in the fight to hold corporations accountable for the harm they have caused to the planet.

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Major US bank promises not to fund Arctic drilling

“Nearly 30 major banks around the world (now including all 6 major U.S. banks!) have concluded that funding new Arctic drilling is far too risky and bad for business.”

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s...

Many progressive activists and organizations have mobilized since the election to offer well-documented opposition to highly dubious potential members of the Biden Cabinet.

Election, legal disasters, surging Covid cases, economy stumbling: Just “too much winning”

Major irony: the perceived, 2016 “change” candidate was and is utterly incapable of change.

Police officer placed on leave after hitting bystander on video

Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.