Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag: greenhouse gases

Forget Exxon – big meat and dairy could single-handedly doom the planet

We must stop these meat and dairy giants from destroying the climate and work towards making our small farmers, herders and ranchers resilient.

People act where US fails on climate

If we are to have a livable future, we must act rapidly.

New bill would block EPA from regulating greenhouse gases

Trump notoriously campaigned on slashing Obama-era environmental regulations and rolling back the EPA. It seems he is following through.

Paris climate agreement becomes official international law

The Paris agreement seeks to create a more transparent system that will allow the public to monitor how well goals are met by each country as climate change progress is made.

Massive Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked to Fracking

This The 2,500-square mile hot spot, located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States, is more than triple a standard ground-based estimate and is a huge contributor to global warming.

BREAKING: EPA To Limit Greenhouse Gases From Airplanes

“After nearly a decade of denial and delay, we need fast, effective EPA action.” It’s about time.

On Gas Tax Increase, Obama is Wrong—and (Some) Republicans are Right

People on the right, as well as many on the left, are urging the President to consider an increase in the federal gasoline tax to maintain America's transportation infrastructure and reduce greenhouse gases. Could a "bipartisan" approach be of value to this country?

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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

An international court is investigating the US and UK’s mass expulsion of Indigenous Islanders

Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.

China retaliates against Trump administration’s new tariffs; puts levies on $60 billion worth of...

Donald Trump vowed to add tariffs to $267 billion more Chinese goods if China retaliated.

The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.

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