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Environment



Locals Warn Biden's EU Export Plan Would Make Gulf Coast 'Sacrifice Zone' for Fracked Gas

"President Biden cannot call himself a climate president while ignoring the needs and reality of impacted communities."

Brett Wilkins ·


Navy Decisions on Red Hill Jet Fuel Tanks Very Costly to Military Families, Taxpayers, and Hawaii's Environment

$1.1 billion and counting for U.S. Navy's obstinance in shutting down dangerous, leaking red hill jet fuel tanks in Honolulu.

Ann Wright ·


In World-Historic First, Microplastics Detected in Human Blood

"We've choked this planet with plastic, from the highest mountains to the deepest oceans—and we've no idea at all about costs for public health," said a British lawmaker.

Kenny Stancil ·


Fossil Fuel CEOs Making 'Unconscionable Profits' Amid Ukraine Crisis: Analysis

"The fracking industry is seeking a long-term strategy to deepen global dependence on dirty fossil fuels," said one researcher. "It is nothing short of a cynical exploitation of a genuine crisis."

Kenny Stancil ·


Khanna-Warren Bill Would Ban Wall Street Profiteering on Water Scarcity

The Future of Water Act, said Sen. Elizabeth Warren, would "protect water from Wall Street speculation and ensure one of our most essential resources isn't auctioned off to the highest bidder."

Kenny Stancil ·


Despite Oceans 'In Crisis,' Global Treaty Talks Falter

The waters "are responsible for the future and fate of this blue planet, Earth," said one campaigner.

Andrea Germanos ·


Rich Nations Must Cut Off Oil and Gas by 2034 to Keep Climate Hopes Alive: Report

"This report is a stark indictment of the climate failure of rich countries," said one climate advocate. "Rich countries have twelve years to end their production of oil and gas, but none has any plans to do so."

Jake Johnson ·


'Long Overdue Step': SEC Unveils Historic Climate Risk Disclosure Proposal

"Understanding and mitigating growing climate risks is critical to building a stronger financial system and protecting investors and communities from climate-related shocks," said one advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Addiction to Fossil Fuels Is Mutually Assured Destruction,' Warns UN Chief

"Instead of hitting the brakes on the decarbonization of the global economy" amid Russia's war on Ukraine, "now is the time to put the pedal to the metal towards a renewable energy future," said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.

Kenny Stancil ·


Shuttering EPA's Online Archive Is a Grave Disservice to the Public

EPA’s archive could become a model of web governance that fosters democratic oversight. Shuttering the archive is moving backward and is a disservice to the public.

Gretchen Gehrke ·

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