Pollution

Air pollution is the fourth-largest global killer. Most of the world’s wastewater is dumped — largely untreated — back into the environment, polluting rivers, lakes, and oceans. Each year, millions of tons of plastic enter the oceans and damage marine life



Stories


VW Lays Off Engineer who Identified Emissions Scandal

Hemanth Kappanna's research helped plunge Volkswagen into a scandal that continues to plague it. ...

2 months, 1 week

New Illegal Software found on Daimler (Mercedes) Diesel Engines

Shares of Daimler fell almost 5% after the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars issued a profit war...

3 weeks, 3 days

On Monday, Canada declared a Climate Emergency. On Tuesday, it approved another oil pipeline.

June 18 at 4:52 PM Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau is an icon of progressive politics who...

4 weeks, 1 day

Asian Countries Rejecting Western Plastic Waste

When the MV Bavaria cargo ship chugged out of a Philippine port one morning last month carrying 6...

1 month

Atmospheric CO2 - The Most Important Stat

In another alarming signal that the international community is failing to take the kind of ambiti...

1 month, 1 week

Carnival Cruise Lines hit with Fine for Pollution

The cruise line giant Carnival Corporation and its Princess subsidiary have agreed to pay a crimi...

1 month, 1 week

Malaysia vows to send tons of non-recyclable garbage back to U.S., other developed nations

Port Klang, Malaysia -- Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste t...

1 month, 2 weeks

There Is Too Much Stuff

Read: "We are all accumulating mountains of things" Over that same period of time, Amazon's succe...

1 month, 3 weeks

Coal Plant Growth Falls 75% as Investors Lose Appetite for Fossil Fuels

Since it powered us into the industrial revolution, coal-fired energy has become the single bigge...

2 months

Amazon Tribe Wins Legal Victory against Big Oil for Rainforest Destructions in Ecuador

On April 26th, a parade of hundreds of Waorani men and women, members of an indigenous nation in ...

2 months

Petitions


Eliminate Toxic Textiles

As you read through this, there is a good chance that you’re wearing clothes. And even if you aren’t right now, you probab...

Multiple Companies     $189,080 supporting    

McWholeFoods Polluting Meat

Whole Foods has no environmental standards for their meat, and in fact buys from some of the most polluting and environmental destructive compan...

Multiple Companies     $9.4 million supporting    

U.S. Agriculture

Mighty Earth is working to reduce the environmental impacts of meat across the United States, where the industry is the leading source of our na...

Multiple Companies     $0 supporting    

Limit Financing to High Carbon Projects: Too Risky

Wells Fargo has been in the news again recently for financing high emissions intense and dangerous projects, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Wells Fargo     $0 supporting