“Tracking the relationship between the oil supermajors and climate change”

“The oil supermajors — Chevron, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Total — want you to know they get climate change, and they are working on it. After all: BP changed its name in 2000 to “Beyond Petroleum”… Read More

“New Mexico to commit to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045”

“New Mexico is set to become the next state in the U.S. to make a clean energy commitment law, setting a goal of 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045. The New Mexico House passed the Energy Transition Act… Read More

“Electronic waste is recycled in appalling conditions in India”

“Electronic waste is recycled in appalling conditions in India The world produces 50 million tonnes of electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) per year, according to a recent UN report, but only 20% is formally recycled. Much of the… Read More

“To fix climate change, fix the obesity and starvation epidemics, reports say”

“The world needs to come up with solutions to fight three interrelated pandemics — obesity, starvation and climate change — and it needs to do it fast before the planet is “burning,” according to a report released Sunday… Read More

“Toward a circular economy: Tackling the plastics recycling problem”

“Why has the world continued to increase consumption of plastic materials when at the same time, environmental and human health concerns over their use have grown? One answer is they are immensely useful to humankind, and despite problems… Read More

“Climate change research produced reasons for concern and hope in 2018”

“The past year brought multiple extreme events to the US, including devastating wildfires to California and deadly hurricanes on the east coast. These are the types of extreme weather events that a 2018 study by Noah Diffenbaugh, the… Read More

“Exxon asks EPA to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas”

“The big picture: Methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is the primary component of natural gas and is sometimes purposefully or inadvertently leaked in the production and transport of the fuel, as well as when drilling for oil. The… Read More

“Mayors And Governors Rebut Trump Administration Position At Climate Summit”

“Leaders from nearly 200 countries, including the United States, are at a big climate conference in Poland this week. They are struggling to agree on rules for how to meet their national promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions… Read More

“Germany Just Unveiled Its Plan to Fight Plastic Waste”

“Germany is taking a stand against “throwaway society.” On Monday, Svenja Schulze, the nation’s environmental minister, unveiled a new five-point plan to decrease the amount of plastic waste Germany produces.” https://futurism.com/the-byte/plastic-waste-reduction-germany

“We have the tech to tackle climate change now–here are the next steps”

“The world has a tiny window of time to change course to avoid the worst-case scenario of climate change in the future–from global food shortages and catastrophic fires and floods to mass deaths from extreme temperatures. The good… Read More