Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: pollution

Gov. Cuomo Rejects the Constitution Pipeline, Huge Win for the Anti-Fracking...

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation just denied a key permit to companies seeking to build a 124-mile fracked gas pipeline.

World’s First Plastic Fishing Company Wants to Rid the Oceans of...

The goal of Plastic Whale—which describes itself as the world’s first plastic fishing company—is to rid the world’s waters of plastic pollution.

Polluted Environment is Responsible for One-Quarter of Global Deaths

Diseases caused by environmental hazards are preventable but only if local governments intervene.

The Earth is Becoming a Plastic Planet

A new study says future geologists will be able to study our era based on the layer of plastic debris collecting worldwide.

Court Issues Order to Hold Biggest Polluters Accountable for Cleanup Costs

The U.S. Court of Appeals has recently decided it was time for polluters to pay for the destruction they have caused instead of making American taxpayers foot the bill.

VIDEO: #9 Make Polluters Pay Us

We can clean our environment and strengthen the economy if we start charging polluters for poisoning our skies. It's time we stop investing in dirty fuels.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.