Environment

Greenpeace Says Japan's Plan to Contaminate Pacific Ocean With Fukushima Water Would Violate International Law

Greenpeace Says Japan's Plan to Contaminate Pacific Ocean With Fukushima Water Would Violate International Law
"The government has taken the wholly unjustified decision to deliberately contaminate the Pacific Ocean with radioactive wastes."
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Sea Level Rise is Killing Trees Along the Atlantic Coast, Creating 'Ghost Forests' Visible From Space

Sea Level Rise is Killing Trees Along the Atlantic Coast, Creating 'Ghost Forests' Visible From Space
Sea level rise driven by climate change is making wetlands wetter in many parts of the world. It’s also making them saltier.
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'He Is Lying. People Are Dying': Calls for Texas Governor to Resign as He Blames Power Outages on Wind and Solar

'He Is Lying. People Are Dying': Calls for Texas Governor to Resign as He Blames Power Outages on Wind and Solar
"Five million Texans are without power tonight and temperatures are below freezing. People will most certainly die tonight because of it. But Gov. Abbott had time to go on Sean Hannity to blame the Green New Deal."
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Trump EPA Issues Last-Minute Rule to Make Action on Climate and Pollution Harder for Biden

Trump EPA Issues Last-Minute Rule to Make Action on Climate and Pollution Harder for Biden
"This is an egregious 11th-hour attempt to handcuff the incoming administration and undercut the benefits of clean air—in the worst days of a global health crisis."
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In 'Huge Victory for Polar Bears and Our Climate,' Court Rejects Trump Approval of Offshore Drilling Project in Arctic

In 'Huge Victory for Polar Bears and Our Climate,' Court Rejects Trump Approval of Offshore Drilling Project in Arctic
While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.
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Planet Is Burning, But First Presidential Debate Set to Ignore Humanity's Most Pressing Issue: Climate

Planet Is Burning, But First Presidential Debate Set to Ignore Humanity's Most Pressing Issue: Climate
"At a time when wildfires are burning down an entire coast, it's absolutely unconscionable for the media to dismiss climate change as a topic in the first presidential debate."
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Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration

Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration
Wildfires rage in the West. Hurricanes batter the East. Droughts and floods wreak damage throughout the nation. Life has become increasingly untenable in the hardest-hit areas, but if the people there move, where will everyone go?
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Trump Lets Deadly Methane Spew Unchecked, But Bloomberg Has a Better Idea

Trump Lets Deadly Methane Spew Unchecked, But Bloomberg Has a Better Idea
Trump’s policy is to fight market forces with the subtle subsidy of not making oil and gas companies clean up after themselves. That stinks up the economy and the environment.
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Long-time Contrarian is a Republican Star Witness in Climate Hearings

Long-time Contrarian is a Republican Star Witness in Climate Hearings
“It’s ludicrous to state ‘climate change is not making natural disasters worse.'"
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Electrifying the US Economy by 2035 Could Create 25 Million Green Jobs

Electrifying the US Economy by 2035 Could Create 25 Million Green Jobs
"We can achieve a just transition to a better world out of the wreckage of this economic crisis... The only thing standing in the way is political will."
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