Deep Blue Directory

The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns - There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:50:17 -0400
Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan - Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:55:00 -0400
Britain's Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking after earth tremor - British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, due to an earth tremor late on Wednesday.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:25:23 -0400
China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations - Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes to violating environmental regulations.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:59:04 -0400
China considers testing no-go zones for gasoline vehicles: ministry - China is considering testing a ban on gasoline-powered vehicles in some parts of the country and may set a timetable to eventually phase out such vehicles, according to the industry ministry.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:55:29 -0400
Chantal weakens to a tropical depression: NHC - Chantal has weakened to a tropical depression and is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low by Friday night, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:48:34 -0400
Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback - U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California for stricter fuel economy standards.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:25:25 -0400
New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup - New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup was finished.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:13:51 -0400
Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections - Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:12:52 -0400
Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires - Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media.
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