LEAKED AUDIO REVEALS HOW COCA-...

Oct 18, 2019 by

FOR DECADES, COCA-COLA has burnished its public image as an environmentally caring company with donations to recycling nonprofits. Meanwhile, as one of the world’s most polluting brands, Coke has quietly fought efforts to hold the company accountable for plastic waste.

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Unilever to Halve their Use of...

Oct 18, 2019 by

The consumer goods giant plans to reduce 110,000 tons of plastic from their products by 2025 and invest in waste collection and a more circular economy.

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PG&E Chief Says Blackout ...

Oct 18, 2019 by

PG&E’s chief executive said Thursday night that the utility had done a poor job in executing the blackout, even if its intentions — pre-empting wildfires caused by its equipment — were sound.

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Climate Change Is Coming for A...

Oct 18, 2019 by

Napa’s producers are struggling to ripen their fruit as they lose the conditions that give their wines a flavorful edge.

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DOCUMENTS REVEAL HOSPITAL INDU...

Oct 17, 2019 by

INVESTOR-OWNED HOSPITALS are leading the fight against the creation of a comprehensive, universal health care system, according to corporate filings reviewed by MapLight and The Intercept.

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New study pinpoints the places...

Oct 17, 2019 by

As many as five billion people will face hunger and a lack of clean water by 2050 as the warming climate disrupts pollination, freshwater, and coastal habitats, according to new research published last week in Science.

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Exxon and Oil Sands Go on Tria...

Oct 17, 2019 by

The New York attorney general says Exxon used two sets of books and misled investors by downplaying the potential costs of carbon emissions.

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EPA Boss, a Former Koch Exec, ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

A former Koch Industries chemicals expert appointed by the Trump administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency’s research office participated in conversations about the safety of formaldehyde even though he said he would recuse himself due to his conflict of interest, Politico reports.

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Iowa’s farmers – and American ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view, even though some candidates have outlined positions on food and farming, agriculture rarely gets the attention it deserves.

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CNN and the New York Times ski...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Moderators of the three previous Democratic primary debates caught a lot of flak from environmental advocates for not spending enough time on climate change.

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Grids and Greed: An Expert Bre...

Oct 16, 2019 by

“The problem is much more ingrained in the way this company has developed and continues to operate than it is something as simple as just trying to make more money.”

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‘I’m standing here...

Oct 15, 2019 by

The $144 billion Agriculture Department spends less than 1 percent of its budget helping farmers adapt to increasingly extreme weather.

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Elizabeth Warren wants green t...

Oct 15, 2019 by

At the third Democratic primary debate last month, Senator Elizabeth Warren said that if she were elected president, she’d negotiate international trade deals “with environmentalists at the table.”

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Over 700 scientists endorse ma...

Oct 15, 2019 by

More than 700 scientists—and counting—have signed a declaration of support for the people around the world engaging in non-violent civil disobedience to pressure political leaders to act on the climate crisis.

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Environmentalists have removed...

Oct 15, 2019 by

The sailing cargo ship Kwai docked in Honolulu last month after a 25-day voyage with 40 tonnes of fishing nets and consumer plastics aboard, gathered from what has become known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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God Is Now Trump’s Co-Conspira...

Oct 15, 2019 by

Bigotry, both racial and religious, is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

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A Climate Silver Bullet?

Oct 14, 2019 by

Many of those who gathered in New York this week for the latest round of international climate summitry believe that as the world falls further behind in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, other options such as solar geoengineering and carbon removal must be on the table. The problem is that techno-optimism can easily become an alibi for inaction.

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How power purchase agreements ...

Oct 14, 2019 by

They’re critical tools for transitioning to a clean energy economy.

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The Green Revolution Spreading...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Replacing black asphalt and shingles with plants can lower the surrounding air temperature, filter dirty storm water and reduce a building’s energy use.

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Air Pollution Is Linked to Mis...

Oct 14, 2019 by

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.

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What Did Hurricane Dorian Do t...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Fearing devastation, scientists have begun their survey.

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Climate Change Could Turn the ...

Oct 11, 2019 by

The world will be watching. People could die.

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‘Remember When Google...

Oct 11, 2019 by

Google, whose unofficial company motto was once “Don’t be evil,” counts major deniers of the climate crisis among the groups “that receive the most substantial contributions” from the tech giant’s U.S. Government Affairs and Public Policy team.

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So, You’ve Got 100% Renewable ...

Oct 11, 2019 by

Manufacturers seeking to decarbonize have a long row to hoe. They can order up a package of renewable energy and carbon offsets to power their factories and offices, but that’s just for starters.

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Elizabeth Warren’s new climate...

Oct 11, 2019 by

A number of Democratic candidates for president have released ambitious environmental plans that make the environmental platforms of yore look like yesterday’s lunch.

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New Study Warns 5 Billion Peop...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“If we continue on this trajectory, ecosystems will be unable to provide natural insurance in the face of climate change-induced impacts on food, water, and infrastructure.”

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Ask a Scientist: How Can Cerea...

Oct 10, 2019 by

I’ve been a cereal killer all my life. I eat it nearly every day for breakfast, and I often eat it at night, too, for a snack.

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What Are Californians Supposed...

Oct 10, 2019 by

PG&E is turning off the power to protect against another fire. It’s created a new kind of disaster.

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Why Amazon Fires Keep Raging 1...

Oct 10, 2019 by

Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal inked 10 years ago was meant to stop the problem, but the ecological arson goes on as the Earth warms.

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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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