Friday, November 22, 2019

Tag: pollution

Coal plants get a pass to pollute our waterways

"These dangerous attacks on the environment and our public health cannot be allowed to stand."

EPA disbanded a clean air science panel. We met anyway –...

The nongovernmental panel of experts found that particle pollution regulations aren’t protecting public health, but that's not the only worrying trend at EPA.

The Ocean Cleanup successfully collects ocean plastic, aims to scale design

The Ocean Cleanup announced that it has created a device that successfully captures plastic waste in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

‘This is political retribution:’ Trump admin attacks California’s environmental record

"This an obvious attempt at political intimidation."

California polluters may soon buy carbon “offsets” from the Amazon —...

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have outraged the world. But what can people living far from the world’s largest rainforest do to save...

Focusing on cutting emissions alone won’t halt environmental decline, we must...

There is no free lunch when it comes to halting climate and environmental breakdown.

A climate-resilient Los Angeles must first address its polluted past

Can a big city be truly sustainable in the age of climate change? Los Angeles is trying to find out.

Database reveals how much pollution Big Oil’s top execs are responsible...

“The rich have profited for so long from a fossil fuel economy that they’re obviously going to be the ones to try and block change."

Hidden plastics: Glitter gum and the air we breathe

"Large scale public protest, civil disobedience, and coordinated boycotting of products that are contaminating the environment is the only thing that will make government and business act."

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with...

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

Fighting for America’s soul

Progressives are fighting to save the values and institutions on which their country was founded.

Sanders’ plan to fight global climate disaster too ambitious, says NYT

Until media start to treat the climate crisis with the urgency the scientific community continually tells us it requires, they will continue to be a major part of the problem.

Americans are to be the judge and jury, and pass sentence on Trump –...

The American people will be given the task of acting as judge and jury, examine all the evidence gathered; and then pass judgment, to declare Trump innocent or guilty.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.