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


Consumer goods giant Unilever vows to slash use of plastic

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Consumer products giant Unilever, whose brands include Dove soaps and…

5 months, 3 weeks

85 Environmental Rules Rolled Back Under Trump Administration

President Trump has made eliminating federal regulations a priority. His administration, with help …

6 months, 2 weeks

EPA Moves to Revoke Rules on Oil Industry Methane Leaks

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration moved Thursday to revoke regulations on methane leaks fr…

7 months

Hasbro commits to phasing out plastic packaging within three years

Four days ago, Hasbro, the creator of Monopoly and Scrabble, announced it would start phasing out p…

7 months, 1 week

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short

When the Trump administration first pushed to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to…

7 months, 1 week

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic

Royal Dutch Shell's plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pel…

7 months, 3 weeks

Amazon Pushes Brands to Use Less Packaging

Amazon.com Inc. is pressuring brands to make their packaging more efficient, which has prompted ven…

8 months

Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California

WASHINGTON - Four of the world's largest automakers have struck a deal with California to reduce au…

8 months, 1 week

VW Lays Off Engineer who Identified Emissions Scandal

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

10 months, 4 weeks

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 warni…

9 months, 1 week

Petitions


Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

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Amazon.com, Inc.
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 companies on

$20.2 million supporting

Report year-on-year energy consumption

Communicate to real estate companies on the importance of reporting comparable, year-on-year energy consumption metrics.

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Carter's, Inc.
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 probably will later. And while our

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Tyson Foods, Inc.
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 nation’s

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Wells Fargo
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.

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