Trump moves to gut Obama climate policy and bolster the coal industry
The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled its final plan to rewrite a major Obama-era climate change policy, replacing proposed regulations that cracked down on coal-burning power plants with a weaker alternative. The administration’s plan would gut the Clean Power Plan, a sweeping climate...
Mysterious snakehead fish from Kerala found
Environment News: MANGALURU: A group of Indian and British scientists have found a mysterious new species of 'snakehead fish' lurking in the subterranean waters of Kera.
Ask Congress to Stop EPA Actions that Threaten Bees
(Beyond Pesticides, June 24, 2019) During “Pollinator Week,” last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency betrayed its responsibility to protect the environment and approved “emergency” uses of sulfoxaflor, a bee-toxic insecticide, in 11 states on millions of acres of crops that are attractive to bees. Sulfoxaflor is functionally identical to the neonicotinoid class of systemic pesticides, which are readily absorbed and translocated into the plant tissues, including its pollen and nect...