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


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 h…

11 months, 3 weeks

Asian Countries Rejecting Western Plastic Waste

When the MV Bavaria cargo ship chugged out of a Philippine port one morning last month carrying 69 …

11 months, 3 weeks

Atmospheric CO2 - The Most Important Stat

In another alarming signal that the international community is failing to take the kind of ambitiou…

1 year

Carnival Cruise Lines hit with Fine for Pollution

The cruise line giant Carnival Corporation and its Princess subsidiary have agreed to pay a crimina…

1 year

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 to …

1 year

There Is Too Much Stuff

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

1 year

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 biggest…

1 year

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 a …

1 year

The Scrap and Recycling Industry in Tumult

Adam Minter is a writer for Bloomberg View and a wide range of other publications. He is also autho…

1 year

Plastic Pollution at Deepest Bottom of Ocean

An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deep…

1 year

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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

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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 & Compa…
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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