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Green Groups Sue US Development Bank Financing Climate-Damaging Projects Overseas

The organizations charge that exempting the institution from a key federal transparency law is illegal.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Landslide Victory for Climate Justice': Court Rules Shell Must Cut CO2 Emissions 45% by 2030

"This is a turning point in history," said an attorney who noted that the ruling "may also have major consequences for other big polluters."

Jessica Corbett ·


660+ Groups Call on Democrats to 'Reject Gas and Other False Climate Solutions' for Clean Energy Standard

"As we look to combat the climate emergency, it is crucial that we invest in solutions that support a just energy future."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Courting Disaster': Progressives Denounce Biden Plan for Taxpayer Bailout of Nuclear Industry

"A nuclear bailout is wrong for taxpayers, wrong for ratepayers, and wrong for the climate," said one expert.

Andrea Germanos ·


New Soil Study Shows Pesticides 'Destroying the Very Foundations of Web of Life'

"These troubling findings add to the urgency of reining in pesticide use to save biodiversity."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Revolving-Door Cronyism': Groups Line Up Against Fossil Fuel Lawyer for Interior

One environmental advocate said that industry-friendly attorney Tommy Beaudreau "has failed to stand up to the fossil fuel industry when it mattered most, and he'll likely fail again if confirmed to this critical position."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Halt This Nightmare': Alarm as Florida Set to Begin Release of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

"The release of genetically engineered mosquitoes puts Floridians, the environment, and endangered species at risk in the midst of a pandemic."

Jake Johnson ·


Critics Call Biden Financing Plan a 'Missed Opportunity to End a Harmful US Climate Legacy Abroad'

Campaigners urged the administration to clearly and swiftly commit to ending all public finance for fossil fuels.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Not Enough!' Climate Activists Disappointed With New EU Emissions Deal on Eve of Biden Summit

"This deal shows that Europe's climate action is all smoke and mirrors," said a Greenpeace E.U. campaigner.

Jessica Corbett ·


UN Chief Warns World on 'Verge of the Abyss' as WMO Releases Climate Report

The warning came alongside the release of the World Meteorological Organization's State of the Global Climate in 2020, which said it was one of the three warmest years on record.

Andrea Germanos ·

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