This week in the Greenlight: scientists prove Scott Pruitt wrong, moss grows in Antarctica, the seed vault floods due to climate change, and more people are heading to court over climate issues.
This week in the Greenlight: Trump gives life to a new mine in Alaska, Earth could warm past the 1.5 degree warming threshold in the next two decades, the pesticide EPA refused to ban is sickening farmers, and an island in the South Pacific is collecting the worlds trash.
This week in the Greenlight: the World Bank encourages NZ and AU to accept Pacific islanders, the EPA dismisses scientists from a review board, the Senate votes to keep the Methane Rule, and glaciers will disappear from the lower 48 in a couple of decades.
This week in the Greenlight, the EU tightens toxic emissions from power plants, the new 2017 spending agreement is out, California hopes to by 100% renewable by 2045, and the Paris deal is up for consideration. Continue reading “Environmental News of the Week (5/4/2017)”
This week in the Greenlight: Japan to exceed its tuna quota, scientists march for science, EPA asks for public comments on what regulations it should remove, and the solar industry is hiring. Also, the People Climate March is this weekend, so get out there and march! Continue reading “Environmental News of the Week (4/27/2017)”
This week in the Greenlight, industry disagrees with Trump’s view on climate, science march planned for this weekend, air pollution might make bacteria harder to kill, BP cleans up another spill, and the seafloor is showing signs of detioration as coral dies off.
I know I’m a little late, but this week in the Greenlight: Arctic ice melts from underneath, the Great Barrier Reef experiences another mass bleaching, Trump wants to open up the Atlantic and Arctic for drilling, scientists fear data gap in climate monitoring, and a coal museum in Kentucky puts up solar panels. Continue reading “Environmental News of the Week (4/14/2017)”
This week in the Greenlight: Scott Pruitt declines to pan a pesticide, EU promises no new coal plants after 2020, new carbon dioxide predictions have levels reaching highest in 50 million years, and New England states look to carbon tax to reduce emissions. Continue reading “Environmental News of the Week (4/6/2017)”
This week in the Greenlight, research suggest human activity is changing air patterns, the European Union grants merger for seed producers, Trump signs energy independence order, China takes the lead in the fight against climate change, and El Salvador bans metal mining. Continue reading “Environmental News of the Week (3/30/2017)”
Sorry for my absence last week, I was in Texas for the week on a work trip, which means I’ve included some news from last week into this week’s post. As for this week in the Greenlight, an EPA environmental justice leader resigns, carbon dioxide is rising at the fastest rate ever, enforcement under Trump’s EPA would disappear, coal is in ‘free fall’, and the German’s turn on the lights…