Stats from the last ten years show that almost 25 percent of American emissions have resulted from the fossil fuels that were burned as a result of federal leases. That number translates to a contribution of 4 percent of global emissions.
2015 Goldman Prize winner, Myint Zaw’s efforts recount a simple tale of a fight for environmental justice against exploitation, with the goal of protecting a national treasure — the Irrawaddy River.
John Kasich stated, “We don’t want to destroy people’s jobs, based on some theory that is not proven.”
The EJSCREEN will be a game changer for grassroots activists at the hyperlocal level.
The Baltimore Sun has a long history of editorials calling into question O’Malley’s lack of political will around hard environmental challenges — particularly those that could damage his standing with donors and specific constituencies.
The scariest piece of the whole equation is that the toxins being ingested by pilots can result in “cognitive deficits,” thereby putting the safety of the whole plane in jeopardy.
Stein believes in the power of her message. “In my experience, all you have to do is get to the microphone.”
The American Petroleum Institute is disseminating a series of ads that have an Orwellian quality about them.
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson doesn’t see global warming as a concern because, “There’s always going to be either cooling or warming going on.”
There are approximately forty fracking infrastructure projects in various stages of approval in New York State.