Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”