The U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii ruled on Friday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture violated both the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act when the agency authorized the planting of sugarcane and corn genetically engineered to produce biopharmaceuticals.
“Today’s devastating oil spill is another reminder that big oil is a big waste. Our dependence on oil is dangerous; each step of oil production pollutes the environment and its use contributes to the climate crisis.
DOE Issues New Proposal To Cut Back Alternative Fuel Goals
Bank Information Center/Friends of the Earth/Institute for Policy Studies/International Rivers Network/Oil Change International
LONDON (UK) / WASHINGTON DC - The cost of allowing global temperatures to increase by two degrees centigrade or more above pre-industrial levels will run into the trillions of dollars and the environmental and social costs will be incalculable, according to a report released today.
Tuesday’s mid-term elections offered a stunning rebuke to the Bush administration’s pro-oil, anti-environment agenda. The change in leadership and the defeat of some of Congress’s most anti-environmental members offers new hope for the millions of Americans who support stronger environmental protections and are eager for a clean energy future.