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Private Security Firm Accused of Working Illegally to Protect Oil and Gas Pipelines in Five States

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
Leighton Security Services, a private security company accused of working without a license during construction of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, is facing similar allegations in Virginia. The complaint against Leighton is one of two recently f ...

Setting the record straight on defense vs. non-defense spending under Trump and Biden

AEI - 7 hours ago
It’s time to look past the headlines and put the Biden budget priorities in proper context. Contrary to conventional wisdom and the headlines, non-defense discretionary spending has been steadily increasing over the past five years. The post Setting the r ...

Indianapolis FedEx gunman was former employee

BBC - 7 hours ago
The gunman began firing as soon as he drove up to FedEx site before killing himself, police say. ...

US Embassy in Turkey issues security alert on potential terror attacks

9news - 13 minutes ago

Iran Escalates Threats as Anniversary of Soleimani Strike Nears | Military.com

Military - 13 minutes ago

Out-of-work and over it. Why she's now suing the VEC: 'It makes you want to beat your head into the wall'

Yahoo - 13 minutes ago

Sharp rise in Florida manatee deaths has state, federal investigators probing

Yahoo - 13 minutes ago

Cicadas Safe For Pets In Small Doses, But Could Impact Digestive System, Experts Say

Yahoo - 13 minutes ago

You Can Celebrate Your University Of Maryland Graduate With Custom Banner, Lawn Sign

Yahoo - 13 minutes ago

Joint Statement on the Attacks in Iraqi Kurdistan Region

United States Department of State - 19 minutes ago

As Biden improves with vets, Afghanistan plan a plus to some

Stamfordadvocate - 19 minutes ago

Indigenous Communities March For Justice A Year On From Devastating Amazon Oil Spill

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
Hundreds of Indigenous activists took to the streets in Ecuador this week to demand justice on the one-year anniversary of the country’s worst oil spill in 15 years. Demonstrators marched through the Amazonian city of Coca to call on authorities to take r ...

Methane Emissions Spiked in 2020. Scientists Fear Feedback Loops

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
Preliminary data shows that methane emissions jumped in 2020 by the largest amount since systematic record-keeping began decades ago. And despite a dip in polluting activities due to the pandemic, concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose to ...

European Court Opens Itself up to Climate-Related Human Rights Challenges

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
The European Court of Human Rights has begun considering whether states have violated their citizens’ human rights by failing to do enough to cut emissions. The court, which is responsible for interpreting the European Convention on Human Rights, recently ...

Environmental Racism is at the Heart of Europe’s Continued Coal Use

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
The overlap between racial inequalities and environmental issues is all too often ignored. A recent government report may claim that “we no longer see a Britain where the system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities”, but many UK companies stil ...

Environmentalists Decry Campaign of ‘Intimidation’ By Irish Politicians And Agri-Industry Over New Cheese Factory

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
A number of senior Irish politicians and agri-industry interests are trying to block a legal challenge to a new cheese factory brought by environmentalists over concerns relating to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Politicians and industry figures ...

Oil Industry ‘Net-Zero’ Pledges are an Attempt to Delay Climate Action, New Paper Warns

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
Fossil fuel companies “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions. The post Oil Industry ‘Net-Zero’ Pledges are an Attempt to Delay Climate Action, New Paper Warns appeared first on DeSmog. ...

Shell’s Sponsorship of Science Museum Climate Exhibition Sparks Outrage

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
The Science Museum is facing a major backlash after naming Shell as the sponsor of its flagship climate exhibition. ‘Our Future Planet’ will focus on ways of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through controversial Carbon, Capture and Storage (CC ...

Fossil Fuel Companies’ Tough Sell: Oil and Gas Sites With Costly Environmental Clean-up

John Bolton - 39 minutes ago
Last year was rough for major oil companies. BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, and Total suffered a combined $77 billion in losses for 2020. And now, as Reuters reports, many are trying to sell-off “dozens of oil and gas fields and refineries worth more tha ...

People of Raqqa celebrate the Holy month of Ramadan

The Global Coalition - 46 minutes ago
As the people of Raqqa celebrate the Holy month of Ramadan, they share with us their wishes for future peace and stability. Article People of Raqqa celebrate the Holy month of Ramadan Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Syrian Kurdish commander sparks fresh US-Turkish row - Al Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 47 minutes ago

Turkey-backed forces accused of cutting water to Syrian Kurdish-run region - Al Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 47 minutes ago
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