BlackRock Larry Fink today released his annual letter where he announced a series of policies aimed at putting climate change and sustainability at the center of the company’s business model.
In an agreement announced today, the owners of the Anacortes Oil Refinery agreed to withdraw plans to manufacture and export 15,000 barrels per day of mixed xylenes — petrochemicals used to make plastics — through the Salish Sea.
The new USMCA fails to address nearly all environmental issues raised by communities from across North America and will fail to protect people and the planet from toxic pollution at the local, national and international levels.
Congressional negotiators released a spending package to fund the government for the coming year. The proposal promotes dangerous fossil fuel investments in Europe, leaves intact numerous anti-environment legacy riders and funds Trump’s racist border wall.
This is a monumental failure of leadership. Bad deals like this are not why we send Democrats to Washington.
Between 2012 and 2017, Posco International destroyed nearly 270 square kilometers of intact rainforest home to endangered species and the Mandobo and Marind indigenous clans, who have denounced the destruction of their lands.
Memphis consumers are likely to see their electric rates rise over the next decade if Memphis Light, Gas, and Water continues to get its power from the Tennessee Valley Authority, despite claims to the opposite by TVA, according to a new report released today.