Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: net-zero emissions

Finland passes new Climate Change Act in first legally-binding climate negativity...

“High income countries have to take a progressive and active role when it comes to tackling climate change.”

NY leaders commit to nation’s first fully zero-emission school bus fleet

"These pollution-free buses will give kids the safe ride to school that they deserve."

UN group wants to make sure corporate net-zero pledges aren’t just...

"But we also urgently need every business, investor, city, state and region to walk the talk on their net-zero promises.”

At COP26, Indigenous, black, and brown activists offer radical solutions for...

While elites fixate on technological fixes such as “net zero” emissions, communities of color fear it will disproportionately impact them and instead demand a just phasing out of oil and gas—and a seat at the table.

Old planes to be transformed into 100-passenger electric planes by 2026,...

Wright Electric will convert existing BAe 146 planes, first made by British aerospace company BAE Systems in the 1980s, into electric planes.

Report examines ‘Net Zero’ climate strategies, finds corporate plans lacking in...

A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.

Wells Fargo announces commitment to join Net-Zero Banking Alliance and reach...

"Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 means stopping financing for the expansion of fossil fuels now."

Seven in ten major UK pension funds yet to make ‘robust’...

They are calling on the government to “catalyze” change by setting mandatory science-based net zero targets.

Race to net zero emissions: Are we ready?

Being aware of the urgency and depth of the crisis through education; awareness of governments policies and actions, are they rooted in environmental concerns or are they still anchored in the economics of greed.

Citi announces commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by...

Citi's announcement makes then the third major U.S. bank to commit to achieve net zero financed emissions by 2050.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”