Baltimore’s Unexpected Court Ruling Does the Dirty on Climate Change, Again

A 2018 lawsuit against major energy companies was just dismissed. The case could impact future cases seeking to hold big companies, like Exxon and Chevron, accountable for their environmental impacts.  New Lawsuit Baltimore filed a lawsuit back in 2018 that aimed to hold energy giants accountable for their role in climate change. The city argued that companies ExxonMobil and Chevron …

Drowning in DeSantis’ Denial: Governor Rejects Climate Change Reality as Floods Devastate Florida

Florida Governor Ron Desantis’ lack of climate policies has been a problem as severe flooding recently hit South Florida. Critics are concerned about how the widespread damage will impact residents as extreme weather worsens from climate change. Concerns in Florida There has been severe flooding in Southern Florida, which has brought attention to Governor Ron DeSantis’ climate policies. Now, critics …

$1.5 Trillion Farm Bill Battle Could Leave Americans Going Hungry and the Climate Worse Off

The Farm Bill’s reauthorization has been paused as lawmakers debate environmental regulations and funding priorities. Not passing this bill or potential budget cuts to the SNAP program and climate initiatives could affect the lives of farmers and low-income Americans. The Farm Bill The Farm Bill’s high budget is currently on pause. This important legislation covers agricultural and food programs, but …

Florida’s Climate Crisis: A Backward Slide Despite Extreme Weather Effect

Are you worried about how Florida is handling climate change? You should be. Despite being one of the most vulnerable states to climate impacts, recent actions suggest Florida is taking steps backward. Here’s why. 1. Overhaul of State Energy Laws Florida lawmakers are moving to eliminate references to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from state energy laws. This includes banning offshore …

America Should Ban Fireworks Once and For All

Fireworks are a staple of American celebrations, particularly around the Fourth of July. However, the dangers and negative impacts far outweigh the fleeting moments of spectacle. Here’s why America should consider banning fireworks: 1. Injury Risks Each year, fireworks cause thousands of injuries, many of them severe. In 2020, there were an estimated 15,600 emergency department-treated injuries related to fireworks …

New Study Reveals Some Myths About America’s Housing Shortage

A new study looking into housing in the U.S. has many people convinced that the housing shortage might not be real. Let’s take a look at their findings. The Housing Myth Busted? A recent study published in Housing Policy Debate has allegedly busted open the “myth” of the housing shortage and found between 2000 and 2020, America had more homes …

Negative Nelly: Bill Gates Is ADAMANT About America’s Climate Change Target

However, he is much more positive about AI helping countries use less energy.    Embracing AI  According to Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and one of the world’s top individual investors in climate tech, AI should be seen as a help instead of a hindrance in hitting climate targets.  Gates broke ground this month on the US’ first next-generation nuclear power plant …

Shark Attack Increase, Blame Global Warming, Scientists Say

As climate change is heating coastal waters and destroying ecosystems, more sharks are hunting for food closer and closer to shore.   In or Out of the Water? As if excessive temperatures and runaway wildfires weren’t enough, Americans are now being warned about an upsurge in shark attacks, especially around the Texas- and Florida coasts.  Various people were attacked last week …