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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 ·


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 ·


Gas Prices Are High...So Electrify

Make the transition to electric vehicles and get off the gas at home.

Bruce Mirken ·


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 ·


'Horrifying': Researchers Find Microplastics in Lungs of Living People

"The impact of plastic on our oceans, ecosystems, and even our bodies should trigger a clear response from government to end all pointless plastics," said one British politician.

Julia Conley ·



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 ·


Environmental 'Sacrifice Zones' Require Ambitious Action: UN Expert

"It is deeply distressing to see that clusters of the most heavily polluting and hazardous facilities, such as open-pit mines, smelters, petroleum refineries, chemical plants, and garbage dumps tend to be located near these disadvantaged communities."

Jessica Corbett ·


Green Groups Cheer as EPA Restores California's Power to Curb Vehicle Emissions

One advocate said that "the Biden administration is taking a critical step to protect public health and combat the climate crisis."

Brett Wilkins ·

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