Thursday, February 22, 2024

Tag: science

New evidence reveals fossil fuel industry sponsored climate science in 1954

Documents shed light on the earliest-known instance of climate science funded by the fossil fuel industry, adding to growing understanding of Big Oil’s knowledge of climate change

Congressman: DOJ investigation of Big Oil is now ‘even more urgent’...

Rep. Ted Lieu is once again urging the Department of Justice to look into whether fossil fuel companies broke the law.

COP28 president challenges science: Claims ‘no science’ behind fossil fuel phase-out

At the heart of the climate debate, COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber's controversial stance on fossil fuels sparks a global outcry, challenging the core objectives of the climate summit.

Learning from history, if we dare

To leverage and learn from humanity’s history regarding what fostered sustainability in the past, we need to know the outcomes.

Montana’s narrow defense in youth climate trial was devoid of climate...

Last week, some of Montana’s foremost climate scientists and ecologists testified in the historic trial, in support of the plaintiffs’ claims.

‘We need to engage people’: Scientists arrested demanding climate action

"It is us doing our jobs and holding our government to account on the commitments they have made to protect us."

Open letter from scientists to world leaders: Stop using bioenergy from...

“The best thing for the climate and biodiversity is to leave forests standing—and biomass energy does the opposite.”

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

‘Drop fossil fuels,’ over 400 scientists tell PR firm handling UN...

“It’s an almost comical conflict of interest that Big Oil’s spin doctors are also in charge of communications for the UN climate talks.”

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Chicago sues Big Oil for climate deception and damages

Chicago is targeting industry giants such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, and the American Petroleum Institute for their alleged long-term misinformation campaign.

US and its politicians defend Israel’s occupation and civilian casualties in Gaza at International...

As the international community awaits the ICJ's verdict, the U.S. position underscores the complex diplomatic landscape surrounding the Israeli occupation and the search for a sustainable peace solution.

Is America great enough to learn great lessons from great Trump debacles?

Either we learn from failures (threats, disruptions, chaos, illegality) or we invite being buried by them.

Biden is forgiving another $1.2 billion in student loan debt starting today

As loan servicers process their forgiveness, they will see their debts discharged from their accounts.  

Alabama court shocks nation: Frozen embryos declared children, threatening IVF

The case originated from an incident at a fertility clinic where frozen embryos were destroyed due to unauthorized access and mishandling.