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Another hidden link between your retirement funds and rainforest destruction: Maybank, the world’s largest financier of palm oil
Another hidden link between your retirement funds and rainforest destruction: Maybank, the world’s largest financier of palm oil

The destruction wrought by the palm oil sector — millions of hectares of forest and peatlands destroyed, entire species driven to the brink, assaults on local communities’ lands — is our responsibility.

Protect the Pacific from Trump
Protect the Pacific from Trump

The environmental, climate, health, safety and economic risks from Trump’s extreme energy agenda are numerous, but they are not the only dangers presented by expanded offshore drilling.

Guatemalan Palm Oil Supplier REPSA Caught up in Corruption and Bribery Scandal
Guatemalan Palm Oil Supplier REPSA Caught up in Corruption and Bribery Scandal

A Guatemalan palm oil company called Reforestadora de Palmas AC (REPSA) was charged with corruption last week in a high-profile investigation of systemic tax fraud in Guatemala.

Four things Scott Pruitt is hoping Senators will not ask him today.
Four things Scott Pruitt is hoping Senators will not ask him today.

The most scandal-plagued Administrator in the history of the EPA isn’t a big fan of testifying under oath, which is exactly why Senators need to make the most of his infrequent appearances to demand straight answers and accountability.

After shutdown surrender, why should progressives ever trust Chuck Schumer again?
After shutdown surrender, why should progressives ever trust Chuck Schumer again?

When Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took a stand against Merrick Garland, it lasted 293 days. When Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) took a stand for the Dreamers, it lasted less than 72 hours.

Export credit agencies must not fund Vietnam’s Long Phu 1 coal plant
Export credit agencies must not fund Vietnam’s Long Phu 1 coal plant

Through the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), Trump is pushing developing countries toward dependence on coal for decades to come.

Karen Budd-Falen is the wrong choice to oversee our public lands
Karen Budd-Falen is the wrong choice to oversee our public lands

As the director of BLM she could have the power to sell off our public lands to fossil fuel interests, embolden militant ranchers, gut critical environmental safeguards, pollute our vulnerable waterways, and leave an irreversible scar on our wild places.

Shutdown the dismantling of America
Shutdown the dismantling of America

The fate of the Dreamers, healthcare access for children, and our most basic environmental protections could be decided in the coming days. With so much at stake, it is time for progressives to reconsider their established playbook, for the sake of all we hold dear.

How Cities Can Meat the Climate Challenge
How Cities Can Meat the Climate Challenge

Cities and counties can address the food sector's significant impact on climate change by buying less meat and dairy and offering more plant-forward items on menus in large food venues operating on municipal property, like hospitals and airports.

The Mission of E. Scott Pruitt
The Mission of E. Scott Pruitt

The mission of the EPA is to protect our air and water, but it’s clear that the mission of Scott Pruitt is to end the EPA as we know it.