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Moderate Democrats climate proposal won’t stop climate catastrophe

The document calls for massive government investment in dangerous false solutions like nuclear and carbon capture and storage at a time when better, cheaper renewable options already exist.

Insurance companies must drop Trans Mountain Pipeline, says global coalition

If the Trans Mountain Pipeline goes forward, there is no way for Canada to meet its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement. It's clear Zurich needs to commit to not insure the pipeline expansion.

Over 80 groups urge Gov. Cuomo to sign Senate bill S5343 and ban brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos

Today, over 80 citizen, agricultural, disability, environmental, health, and labor advocacy groups sent a public letter to Gov. Cuomo urging him to protect the health of children and farmworkers by banning the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos.

New study: U.S. agriculture 48 times more toxic to insects than 25 years ago

A new peer-reviewed study shows an explosion in the toxicity of U.S. agriculture for insects over the past 25 years since neonicotinoid pesticides were introduced. The study found that U.S. agriculture is 48 times more toxic to insect life, and that neonicotinoids account for 92 percent of the increase in toxicity.

Wyden Places Hold on Acting Interior Solicitor Daniel Jorjani Nomination

Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next top lawyer at the Department of the Interior was placed on hold by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) following revelations that he may have lied to lawmakers about his role in FOIA requests to the agency.

Legal petition seeks ban on plastic pollution from petrochemical plants

More than 270 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition today that demands the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adopt strict new water-pollution limits for industrial plants that create plastic.

Trump’s EPA continues to delay federal ban on the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos, leaving states to take action

The EPA’s refusal to ban chlorpyrifos ignores decades of science showing that this pesticide has irrevocable effects on human health and the environment.

Activists Call on Retiring FERC Commissioner to Heed her Better Angels

If we want to stop climate change, FERC should commit to a policy of no more fossil fuel infrastructure and put an end to projects like the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

100,000+  People Demand a Green New Deal that Transforms Our Food System to Combat the Climate Crisis

Our current system of agriculture is one of the major contributors to climate change, but it’s also where we should look for transformative and just solutions.

Trump speech on environment, sponsored by fossil fuels

Trump’s delusional speech was full of fraudulent claims taking credit for the benefits of the very rules and agencies he is working to dismantle -- all of which is intended to keep us shackled to fossil fuels and boost profits for his corporate sponsors.