Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Pollution


Biden EPA Lining Up With Chemical Industry Against Push to Curb Microplastics: Greenpeace

"While you might expect Trump's EPA to align with the oil and chemical industry against protections for the American people from potentially harmful plastic chemicals, the Biden administration must do better."

Julia Conley ·


House Passes Resolution to Reverse 'Reckless' Trump-Era Methane Rule

"Biden should direct the EPA to use the full power of the Clean Air Act to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas by 65% by 2025," said one advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·


Proposed New Oil Field in Scotland Ahead of Glasgow Climate Talks Decried as 'Obscenity'

"If ministers are serious about facing up to the climate crisis they must end their support for climate wrecking fossil fuels at home and abroad."

Julia Conley ·


Australia's Great Barrier Reef 'In Danger,' Says UNESCO

"The recommendation from UNESCO is clear and unequivocal that the Australian government is not doing enough to protect our greatest natural asset."

Jenna McGuire ·


'Moral Red Line': Legal Definition Unveiled to Put Ecocide on Par With War Crimes

"It is a different way of looking at what atrocity looks like," said one proponent.

Julia Conley ·


Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Hits Highest Level in Over 4 Million Years

"If we want to avoid catastrophic climate change, the highest priority must be to reduce CO2 pollution to zero at the earliest possible date."

Brett Wilkins ·


Climate Crisis and Negligent Policymakers Blamed for 'Record Sickening Levels' of Manatee Deaths in Florida

"The reason sensitive manatees are dying is no big mystery," wrote the Orlando Sentinel editorial board. "Environmentalists heralded this foul die-off. Politicians were deaf to the warning."

Julia Conley ·


When It Comes to Protecting America's Rivers and Streams, There's No Room for Compromise on Science

Michael Regan, President Biden's EPA administrator, must prioritize science and water quality over the demands of big industry.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·


Advocates Applaud State AGs' Call for Review of Proposed 'Cancer Alley' Petrochemical Plant

"I believe that if there's an honest assessment of the environmental racism behind this project's approval then it will never be permitted," said one leading local activist. "We must stop Formosa Plastics."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Most Colossal Planning Failure in Human History

We have built up civilization to a scale that can temporarily be supported by finite and polluting energy sources, and we have simply assumed that this scale of activity can continue to be supported by other energy sources that haven't yet been developed or substantially deployed.

Richard Heinberg ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.