More than 21,000 unexpected pollution releases by Texas companies have released over 400,000 tons of air pollution in Texas from 2016 to 2022.
Deny, Deceive, Delay Vol. 2: Exposing New Trends in Climate Mis- and Disinformation at COP27
The Climate Action Against Disinformation (CAAD) coalition led the development of a real-time unit to monitor, expose, and resist anti-climate campaigns in the run-up to the 2022 climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (COP27). The endeavor, which was managed by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), brought together the skills and knowledge of 15 worldwide partners from Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The resulting report is the product of their study since October 2022, building on the ideas from their 'COP, Look, Listen' Briefings and putting out a plan of action for the coming year. The report will guide CAAD's continued work and advocacy objectives, including engagement with big tech to develop a proportional, systemic response to climate misinformation on platforms; grassroots public education and "pre-bunking efforts"; and work with international organizations like UNFCCC to formalize disinformation response as part of climate policy.
Black communities smothered 24/7 by toxic industries keep getting strung along, with no apology in sight.
Natural gas pipeline developers are pressing Congress and US energy regulators to speed up the permitting process as a way to build more projects that deliver energy to the Easter
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), countries spent a record-breaking $1 trillion on fossil fuel subsidies in 2022.
The only way to stop the long-lasting harms of lead poisoning in children is to end exposure to the chemical — and with data-driven and community-based action, that’s possible.
The A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act has been reintroduced by Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva and Barbara Lee, and Senators Tammy Duckworth and Cory Booker.
Advocates criticized Biden’s Council on Environmental Quality for excluding race as a key factor in its tool and have added the metric in their alternative version.
Residents of a Louisiana parish located in the heart of a cluster of polluting petrochemical factories filed a lawsuit in federal court.
The EPA wants to limit how much soot you breathe. Here’s what it means for Texas and one of its historic Black towns.
Federal limits on particulate matter commonly known as soot could mean cleaner, safer air for Texans. But environmental experts worry Texas may snub rules.
Residents in industry-choked Randolph renew efforts to block the power company’s plans near their fragile town.
The US Department of Agriculture is rolling out a new $3.1bn program to make payments towards loans for farmers who are behind on loan payments or on the brink of foreclosure.
The U.S. EPA has ordered Union Pacific Railroad to investigate potential contamination in and around the former wood preserving facility in Greater Fifth Ward area of Houston, TX.
The revised version of the U.S. government's "disadvantaged communities" tool automatically considers more than 750 federally recognized tribal tracts disadvantaged.
The Gulf of Mexico is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the oceans on earth, according to a new study.
The protection of children from pesticide exposure varies from state to state in the US due to different laws and regulations.