Activists in Spokane are suing the U.S. government for violating the “constitutional right” to a “livable climate” by prohibiting bans against fossil fuel trains.
Two counties in California, Marin and San Mateo Counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, sued 37 fossil fuel corporations for damage they claim the companies allegedly knew would occur as a result of their contribution to rising sea level and global warming. “Major corporate members of the
Led by Rep. Lamar Smith, the GOP falsely claims to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the government fabricated and politicized climate science.
“Not only does it put the Arctic’s pristine landscapes at a huge risk for oil spills and industrial development but it’s utterly incompatible with President Obama’s rhetoric to address the climate crisis.” By Nadia Prupis The Obama administration has given conditional approval to Shell to start drilling for oil and