Environment

EARTHJUSTICE APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF THE CLEAN ENERGY JOBS AND INNOVATION ACT

On Sept. 24, the House of Representatives passed the Clean Energy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447), an important step to combat the climate crisis.

U.S. FOREST SERVICE PUSHES AHEAD TO GUT PROTECTIONS FOR AMERICA’S CLIMATE FOREST

Despite the ongoing and overwhelming COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. Forest Service has not slowed its push to allow a new wave of logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. On Sept 24, the agency announced a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)...

Carbon emissions of richest 1 percent more than double the emissions of the poorest half of humanity

The report assesses the consumption emissions of different income groups between 1990 and 2015 – 25 years when humanity doubled the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

New study identifies opportunities for increasing textile circularity in the Baltics

The Baltic states have a good starting point for integrating more circularity into the clothing and textile industry. Consumption levels of new textiles are significantly lower than, for example, in the Nordic countries and the purchase of second-hand...