May 22 is the UN's "International Day for Biological Diversity," a day that various UN agencies are joining in celebrations and reaffirming their commitments to biodiversity conservation, protection and "wise use" efforts worldwide. Included is the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the only global environmental treaty focused on addressing challenges related to one particular ecosystem.Read More
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The crop insurance program in its current form is costly (to taxpayers) outdated, sends the wrong incentives to farmers.
Increased Flooding and Droughts Linked to Climate Change Have Sent Crop Insurance Payouts Skyrocketing - Inside Climate News https://bit.ly/3raaPUb
Utilities urge SCOTUS to uphold EPA authority to regulate carbon emissions
U.S. utilities side with environment agency in Supreme Court climate case https://reut.rs/3rbt6QZ
NEPA, the landmark environmental legislation from the 60s that framed all subsequent federal environmental legislation, remains effective to this day.
Court revokes largest-ever U.S. offshore oil lease, cites NEPA https://bit.ly/3ueiQJH
“Businesses should be ready to defend what they’re doing about the climate crisis and how they’re taking meaningful action. If they don’t, they could face challenges from many directions, from the SEC to activists to litigators. ” https://bit.ly/3GcdaSt
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) post significant health and environmental risks. Biden's Build Back Better plan shouldn't provide any more federal funding for CAFOs
Build Back Better Act Provides Funding for CAFOs https://bit.ly/3AADgO9