Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

Supreme Court rules against government transparency in contracts with private businesses

Reversing decades of precedent, highest court allows private corporations to block release of government information.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Let House scrutiny re-brand Trump: Worst of the worst of crony capitalism

If Trump is not made stand-in for heartless Robber Barons, progressives will have squandered our greatest opportunity to name this era: Trump’s Age of Corruption.

Progressive legislation would tax Wall Street to pay for free college and eliminate student...

"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."