New York’s deadline for ending the use of chlorpyrifos will make it the first state to stop use of the chemical. In banning this dangerous chemical, New York legislators are prioritizing public health and the environment.
Investors should be aware that Bank of America’s pumping of finance into fossil fuel infrastructure is accelerating climate catastrophe and community destruction. This is bad for the Earth, and bad for investors’ bottom-line.
TransCanada has been unable to meet legal standards for the Keystone XL pipeline, so the White House is attempting to dismantle the constitutionally mandated checks and balances inherent to American democracy for the sake of a foreign corporation.
New York City is strengthening its climate leadership by acknowledging the importance of slashing consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions associated with factory farmed meat. Eliminating processed meat and cutting red meat purchases will pay dividends for the health of future generations and the planet.
The bill, North Carolina Citizens Redistricting Commission Act, will create a gold standard for reforming the current redistricting process and reining in a system that allows North Carolina lawmakers to hand-pick their voters.
The Senate voted to confirm David Bernhardt as Secretary of the Department of the Interior today. Bernhardt has a long history of working for the oil and gas industries and his former clients include CITGO, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association and the Independent Petroleum Association of America.
The Trump Administration will issue two executive orders today that expedite permits and limit the ability of states to reject new fossil fuel projects and infrastructure, according to reports.
A coalition of more than 300 groups today sent a letter to Congress calling for a Green New Deal that prioritizes food and agriculture solutions to climate change.
More than 100 organizations today called on Bank of America to publicly commit to no further financing for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and for Bank of America to urge others not to invest in the pipeline project.