Saturday, June 12, 2021

Tag: pollution

Fossil fuel air pollution linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally,...

Poor air quality from burning fossil fuels such as coal and diesel was responsible for more than 8 million deaths in 2018.

Human noise pollution is harming ocean creatures

Noise from vessels, sonar, seismic surveys and construction can damage marine animals' hearing, change their behaviors and, in some cases, threaten their ability to survive.

Evidence shows oil industry flaring in Texas being done without permits

“Our state regulators—and our industry—has a long way to go to clean up our act.”

Lawsuit challenges permits for some of Texas’ largest polluters, alleges state...

“Until we get control of the emissions in those disproportionate areas or overburden areas. I think all permitting should be stopped until we get a handle on it.”

9-year-old girl’s asthma death officially linked to air pollution in unprecedented...

"Toxic air pollution is a public health crisis, especially for our children, and the inquest underlined yet again the importance of pushing ahead with bold policies such as expanding the Ultra Low Emission Zone to inner London."

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé are worst plastic polluters of 2020, have made...

"The world's top polluting corporations claim to be working hard to solve plastic pollution, but instead they are continuing to pump out harmful single-use plastic packaging."

US leads the world in plastic pollution, new study finds

"The U.S. has a relatively robust waste infrastructure, yet an estimated five times as much plastic pollution entered the oceans in 2016 than in 2010."

Mysterious oil spill spreads along 11 miles of Delaware beach

The spill has mostly taken the form of oil patties that range in size from a quarter to a manhole cover, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled.

EPA has granted more than 3,000 pollution monitoring exemptions to oil...

While EPA claims the monitoring waivers do not constitute a license to pollute at will, without effective monitoring there is no way to know.

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Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved to corporate power

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

Obvious conclusions? 3rd Way’s 2020 election analysis

“You get what you organize for.”

President Biden: It’s time to suppress the Republican suppressors, time to think outside the...

Many presidents use catchy slogans to have their primary objective stand out for all to see. Remember Trump’s MAGA, “Make America great again?” In the case of Biden let’s make that slogan LSTS, or, “Let’s suppress the suppressors.”

New Analysis reveals how little the top .001% pay in taxes

“Looks like the biggest tax story of the year, if not the decade.”