Resources
Dirty Secrets in Pallone’s “Clean Energy” Plan

This framework should really be called the Dirty Future Act. In every way possible, Pallone’s proposal fails to address the climate crisis, which is extremely disappointing considering the congressman considers himself to be an environmental leader.

Velella Epsilon Offshore Aquaculture Facility

The proposed Velella Epsilon project is an offshore fish farm that involves the concentrated cultivation of finfish in net pens, pods and cages. These industrial ocean fish farms allow free exchange between the cage and surrounding ecosystem.

OPIC Rovuma LNG Comments

OPIC and its successor, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), aim to provide finance in order to alleviate poverty, but it remains unclear how Rovuma LNG will actually accomplish this.

Joint Comments on NPDES Permit

For decades, the federal government has pushed to expand marine finfish aquaculture in federal waters, despite massive public opposition and negative global experiences with the industry, including but not limited to: farmed fish spills, parasites, disease, conflicts with marine life, use of antibiotics and other toxins, harm to wild fisheries and coastal economies, and the devastation of native wild fish stocks.

Genetically Engineered Animals: From Lab to Factory Farm

This report, provides a scientific overview of the concerns with genetically engineered food animal experiments that are underway, and reveals the risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.

Response to OPIC RE Vaca Muerta

The response provided by OPIC suggests that it is normal to address these fundamentally important issues at some later stage (which is conveniently after financing for the project is approved).

Pesticides and Soil Health

This brief summarizes the science on a third critical principle of regenerative agriculture that receives comparatively little attention: minimizing use of pesticides.

BlackRock’s Big Deforestation Problem

This paper examines the role of BlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager with $6.5 trillion USD of assets under management, in financing the global crisis of deforestation and land conflict.

Toxic Acres

Since neonicotinoid insecticides were rst intro- duced in the 1990s, U.S. agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insect life, according to a new study in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One.

Government Ethics and Accountability Campaign: Position Paper

It is time to embark upon a similarly ambitious set of reforms to ensure no elected or appointed official, including the president, is allowed to abuse their power.