Media Hit Archive
A Vietnamese company is no longer seeking American financial support to build a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam, bringing to an abrupt end a closely watched test of whether Washington would back international projects that could potentially contribute to climate change. On Thursday, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, a lender run by the […]
A gas pipeline would put a gash the size of a 12-lane highway along the Appalachian Trail. Is nothing sacred?
Today, more than 30 environmental, health and social justice organizations urged Congressional leaders to exclude an extension of the tax credit for carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) from any spending bill. The Section 45Q Tax Credit, which subsidizes coal and gas-fired power plants (and industrial facilities) to capture and bury their climate pollution or sell it […]
Transit equity isn’t just about where you sit on the bus. It’s about whether you can get on a bus at all.
In a political system awash with money, it’s Big Coal vs. democracy.
It kills the modest credits for wind, solar, and electric cars, while preserving much larger ones for fossil fuels.
It’s time for the world to consider sanctioning the U.S. and companies who benefit from its efforts to undermine climate action.
The Paris climate change agreement’s Green Climate Fund is fast becoming a circus sideshow dominated by large development banks that is undermining its original intent, said environmental groups in a study released Tuesday. “The Green Climate Fund risks becoming a sideshow to big development banks and other multilateral institutions unless it rapidly changes course,” according […]
Trump administration policies are systematically making natural disasters more harmful for the poor and people of color.
“Green Climate Fund: A Performance Check” found that only seven percent of the $2.2 billion in funds already allocated to projects and programs will pass through national or subnational developing country institutions.
When it comes to diversity, there’s a “green ceiling” in many climate action groups, even as climate change affects people of color first and worst.