Articles Tagged 'environment'
Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations
Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons (3,300 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in… READ MORE
EPA cheers decline in U.S. greenhouse-gas emissions under Trump administration
President Trump has come under scorching criticism for his climate change policies, but apparently he is doing something right.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday… READ MORE
EPA claims replacement for Obama coal rule would save $400 million annually, reduce pollution
The Trump administration officially rolled out its replacement for the Clean Power Plan, former President Barack Obama’s signature initiative to combat climate change, with claims… READ MORE
Trump to exit Paris climate accord in major blow to Obama’s legacy
President Trump is laying the groundwork for withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, launching a process that is likely to take some years.
The details… READ MORE
Trump talks terrorism while Europe shouts ‘Climate!’
TAORMINA, ITALY – While terrorism may top President Donald Trump’s agenda, European leaders keep pressing him on climate change and the environment.
French President Emmanuel… READ MORE
Conservatives pressure Trump to dismiss moderate voices, scrap Paris climate accord
Conservatives on Tuesday launched an all-out assault on the Paris climate accord, pressuring President Trump to brush aside moderate voices in the White House —… READ MORE
Rapid Ice Melt in Greenland Baffles Scientists
WASHINGTONâ€”Nearly all of Greenland’s massive ice sheet suddenly started melting a bit this month, a freak event that surprised scientists.
Even Greenland’s coldest and highest place, Summit station, showed melting. Ice core records show that last happened in 1889 and occurs about once every 150 years.
Three satellites show what NASA calls unprecedented melting of the ice… READ MORE
World Earth Day April 22: Call to save the planet
By Neha Garg
World Earth Dayâ€™s 42nd anniversary is around the corner and the whole world is bustling with the eco-friendly ideas to show their concern for the mother earth. Before the Earth day was established it was common to dump theindustrialÂ and toxicÂ wastesÂ to the rivers and streams which used to result in intoxication ofwaterÂ and thus endangering… READ MORE
U.S. Delays Decision on Pipeline Until After Election
ByÂ JOHN M. BRODERÂ andÂ DAN FROSCH
WASHINGTON â€” The Obama administration, under sharp pressure from officials in Nebraska and restive environmental activists, announced Thursday that it will review the route of the disputedÂ Keystone XLÂ oilÂ pipeline, effectively delaying any decision about its fate until after the 2012 election.
The State Department said inÂ a statementÂ that it was … READ MORE
Are environmentalists an obstacle to clean energy production?
The Daily Caller
The Obama administration has set a target of having 80 percent of Americaâ€™s electricity come from â€œclean energy sourcesâ€ by 2035, but ironically one of the biggest obstacles to this goal could come from within the environmental movement itself.
From coast to coast, efforts to build everything from wind farms toÂ solar
plants has run afoul… READ MORE