Andrew Wheeler has served as acting EPA Administrator since July of 2018, when things just got too scummy, forcing former administrator Scott Pruitt out of office. Wheeler was confirmed last month, formally replacing Pruitt as EPA Administrator – to the delight of ardent pro-deregulation Republicans and ire of almost everyone else. Acting to the fears […]Read More
Just when you thought the Interior Department might recover from former secretary Ryan Zinke’s leadership, it becomes clear the acting secretary David Bernhardt’s leadership might not be any better. The Interior Department proposed a rule over the government shutdown that would restrict public records requests through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The FOIA is […]Read More
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) recently launched its 2019 Dirty Dozen List of companies and entities that facilitate sexual exploitation in the U.S. Four of the companies on the list tout their sustainability programs. Those companies are Amazon, Google, Twitter, and United Airlines. There is a serious disconnect with these companies between their […]Read More
The Trump administration defies utilities, scientists, health professionals, and his own EPA to rollback mercury emissions standards and put lives in dangerRead More
A scan of the past week's climate news suggests this may be the case. Read More
The fortunes of the world's billionaires increased 12 percent, or $2.5 billion per day, in 2018, while those of the poorest 50 percent of humanity declined 11 percent, according to Oxfam's Public Good or Private Wealth.Read More
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Cleaning up abandoned wells is good news.
Interior reveals plans for orphan well cleanup https://bit.ly/3fHs5tj
Whatever narrative you want to use to get to a low carbon economy. Nobody will accuse Mr. Fink of being woke.
BlackRock’s Larry Fink: climate policies are about profits, not being ‘woke’ https://bit.ly/356Wb7t
Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2021 https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-the-climate-papers-most-featured-in-the-media-in-2021
Their habitats destroyed, elephants venture closer to human settlements and die when they eat plastic waste in open dumps.
Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump | AP News https://bit.ly/33vsHzJ
"If this tidal wave of pollution continues unchecked, the anticipated plastics in the seas by 2040 could exceed the collective weight of all fish in the ocean."
Plastic crisis needs binding treaty, report says https://bbc.in/3Id7BVu #plasticpollution @BBCWorld