By now you’ve likely heard about Peabody Energy’s bankruptcy filing. It’s been called “a harbinger of the end of the fossil fuel era” and the “most powerful convulsion yet in an industry that’s still waiting for the coal market to bottom out.” But should we really care about the filing, or is this albatross overblown?
Author: Gina-Marie Cheeseman
Fossil fuel companies just can’t seem to get away with dodgy dealings when it comes to climate change. Building on prior investigations, a group of 17 attorneys general are now looking into top firms’ backing of climate denial.
How do you increase awareness of buying sustainably among consumers? The key is getting information to them.
Climate change deniers that appear on Fox News often cite the argument that the climate has always changed. When Chris Horner, a lawyer in Washington, D.C., appeared on Fox News in 2014 he said, “Climate changes. It always has. It always will.” But while his faulty conclusions got plenty of air time, his employers were concealed. Until now.
Taiwan is one of a handful of countries that have institutionalized the practice of feeding food scraps to livestock. About two-third’s of the country’s food waste is fed to its 5.5 million pigs.
Despite the fact that a woman is highly likely to get the presidential nomination for the Democratic party, a gender pay gap still exists. Several recent articles in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times reveal just how widespread and serious is the problem.
The Wisconsin state senate just passed a bill that prohibits local communities from banning plastic bags and other types of containers. The funny thing is: It’s strikingly similar to model legislation from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Mapping both forest fires and deforestation is important, and Greenpeace Indonesia just launched a mapping tool that will do both.
They’re the two most recent in a line of banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo, that have committed to phase-out coal financing.
More than 170 civil society groups worldwide have a message for the Green Climate Fund, the financial mechanism of the Paris climate agreement. They’re calling on the fund’s board to reject the accreditation of two international banks, HSBC and Crédit Agricole, citing their connections to the coal sector.
A group of activists and artists will travel across Flint this morning to call attention to the ongoing water crisis. Participants include billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer and actor Mark Ruffalo.
Three top grocery chains, including the two largest in the U.S., announced that they will switch to cage-free eggs by 2025. Is this the tipping point that makes battery cage operations unviable?
CEO pay grew a staggering 997 percent over the past 36 years, “greatly outpacing the growth in the cost of living, the productivity of the economy and the stock market,” as a recent report by As You Sow reveals.