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Environment



Official With Oil Ties Next in Line as Biden Climate Adviser Reportedly Plans to Quit

Deputy White House climate adviser Ali Zaidi, who is expected to replace Gina McCarthy if she steps down, previously did legal work for a number of fossil fuel companies.

Jake Johnson ·


USDA Conservation Program Must Be Reformed to Stop Funding Pollution, Report Shows

"The more money that goes toward harmful, industrial practices, the less that goes toward good conservation," said a researcher from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.

Kenny Stancil ·


Brazil's Lula Vows to End Illegal Mining on Indigenous Lands

"Everything this government has decreed against Indigenous peoples must be repealed immediately," the leftist presidential candidate said in a swipe at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden EPA Unveils 'First-Ever' Blueprint to Protect Endangered Species From Pesticides

One campaigner expressed hope that the agency "will back up its words with concrete actions" to address "historic wrongs."

Jessica Corbett ·


Climate Campaigners Say Biden Ethanol Push Is 'As Silly as It Is Dangerous'

"The Biden administration is searching everywhere for a solution to high energy and gas prices—but the answer is right under their noses," said one advocate. "A windfall profits tax is smart, fair, and popular, and Congress is already prepared to move it forward."

Kenny Stancil ·


Despite Big Oil Roadblocks, Poll Shows Majority in US Support Climate Action

Amid congressional inaction, solid majorities of U.S. adults favor policies to slash greenhouse gas pollution, a new Gallup survey found.

Kenny Stancil ·


Organic Regenerative Farming Remains Key for Our Sustainable Future

We need to make sure that regenerative farming drives real and meaningful change, and that it isn't hijacked by those seeking to greenwash.

Sarah Compson ·


New Zimbabwean Board Member Will Not Diversify Gates Foundation's Approach to African Agriculture

Masiyiwa might represent African entrepreneurs, but he doesn't represent or serve the hundreds of millions of small-scale farmers who produce most of the continent's food.

Ashley Fent ·


Rebellious Climate Scientists Have Message for Humanity: 'Mobilize, Mobilize, Mobilize'

In the face of the "escalating climate emergency," the advocacy group Scientist Rebellion warns that the IPCC summary to global policymakers remains "alarmingly reserved, docile, and conservative."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Most Dangerous Point in Human History' Looming, Warns Noam Chomsky

"We are now facing the prospect of destruction of organized human life on Earth."

Julia Conley ·

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