Vehicle pollution in the US is down and deregulatory gifts to Big Oil are up. Grassroots groups wanted a Green Stimulus that addresses both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, but Congress and Trump didn’t deliver.
Some of the most devastating outbreaks of the modern era can be traced to rapacious development and habitat destruction that brings wild creatures into our domestic spaces.
This week the coronavirus global pandemic spread rapidly in the United States, impacting public transit, aviation, the fossil fuel industry, and more.
TRNN’s Marc Steiner talks to a social futurist about how progressive governing creates a future for us all in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
In this climate news roundup, we examine King Coal’s lawsuit, an industry push to ban natural gas bans, a possible fracking bailout and provide an update on the Senate energy bill.
Activists say adopting clean energy and phasing out on fossil fuels by 2020 is too little, too late.
In TRNN’s first climate news roundup, we tackle Uber and Lyft emissions, super polluters’ impact on air quality for people of color, a Senate bill pushed by the fossil fuel industry, and how climate change worsened Australia’s bushfires.
The Trump administration doesn’t want to consider climate impact when issuing infrastructure permits, but this isn’t a new attack on the environment—it builds on Obama’s legacy of expediting permits for pipelines and fossil fuel infrastructure.
A new Rochester University study raises new grave questions about fossil fuel production and climate change. The author of the first major study on methane and fracking, Cornell University’s Bob Howarth, explains its implications.
In what will be a huge boon for US fracking, 32 different natural gas projects on the Projects of Common Interest list have been greenlit by the European Commission. Congress gave $1 billion to projects on the list last December.