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Tag: pollution

Tom Goldtooth: Carbon trading is “fraudulent” scheme to privatize air &...

Chevron has said it will purchase carbon credits to offset increased pollution from a recent expansion of the Richmond refinery.

New study links osteoporosis to air pollution

“Air pollution continues to rise at an alarming rate, and affects economies and people’s quality of life; it is a public health emergency.”

The unexpected ways fracking affects air pollution

Fracking has led to a large increase of hydrocarbon emissions in rural areas, reversing some regional air trends.

This year’s ozone hole is the smallest it’s been since 1988

The ozone shield in Earth’s stratosphere helps absorb the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet radiation, which causes problems such as skin cancer.

Judges block Trump administration from rescinding Obama-era environmental regulations

“No man, no woman is above the law. You have to follow the rule of law. It makes no difference if you are in the White House or not.”

US Secretary of Energy announces support for cost-shared research and development...

Unfortunately, the DOE hopes that the solutions will enable competitive operation of fossil-based power generation infrastructure in a low-carbon future, rather than focusing on clean energy.

DOE proposes outrageous, massive coal and nuclear bailout

If adopted, the proposal would essentially ensure that coal and nuclear plants in regions encompassing most of the country continue to run even where they are too expensive to compete in the energy market.

2.9 million children are threatened by toxic air pollution from oil...

Living within a 1/2 mile of these production facilities is clearly correlated with negative health impacts.

UN environment chief: Make polluters, not taxpayers, pay for destroying nature

A "pollution-free planet" is achievable but the world must take immediate action to meet that goal.

From carpet to clean air: It’s time for California to stand...

Our representatives should uplift our health and quality of life not in words, but with action.

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Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

CBS and PBS fire Charlie Rose amid sexual harassment allegations

“Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society until there is a reckoning and a taking of responsibility.”

On the rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say it again: The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.

7 not-so-subtle messages Congress is sending with its tax plans

The two tax bills define what’s important to a society. Or more to the point, who’s not important.

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