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Study Claims Chocolate Easter Bunnies, Eggs ‘Bad for the Environment’

  By Craig Bannister | March 30, 2018 | 3:24 PM EDT Chocolate bunnies: bad for the environment? (Screenshot) On Friday, two days before Easter, an academic journal published a study claiming that chocolate Easter bunnies and eggs are harmful to the environment. The study, published in Food Research International, finds offense in everything about the Easter […]

The new fight between the feds and California about fuel economy, explained fast

By Luis Gomez Reports that officials in the Trump administration are preparing to scrap fuel efficiency standards aimed at making cars burn less gas in The Washington Post and other outletshave prompted yet another warning shot from California leaders who say they will fight it. On Twitter, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he is “prepared to take […]

Biggest Threat to Humanity? Climate Change, UN Chief Says UNITED NATIONS — Nuclear weapons? Famine? Civil war? Nope. The United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, on Thursday called climate change “the most systemic threat to humankind” and urged world leaders to curb their countries’ greenhouse gas emissions. He didn’t say much, though, about the one world leader who had pulled out of the […]

EPA poised to announce rejection of Obama vehicle fuel efficiency rules

(Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to use a Virginia car dealership on Tuesday as the setting to tout its rejection of the Obama administration’s landmark vehicle fuel efficiency rules, a move that could put automakers in the middle of a battle between the Trump administration and California. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt […]

Socialist UN Chief Calls Global Warming ‘The Most Systemic Threat To Humankind’ – Claims ‘climate impacts are already upon us’

By MICHAEL BASTASCH United Nations Secretary General António Guterres called man-made global warming the “the most systemic threat to humankind” on Thursday. “I am beginning to wonder how many more alarm bells must go off before the world rises to the challenge,” Guterres said, The New York Times reported. “We know it can be hard to address problems […]

UN has long history of sexual harassment & assault – Climate chief forced out over allegations of improper behavior

The United Nations and sexual harassment and assault are back in the news. See: UN employee accuses top official with sex assault (CNN) The UN has long been under a cloud of sexual assault and harassment allegations and convictions. See: UN Climate Talks Wracked By Allegations Of Sexual Harassment & Media ignored UN climate chair sex groping scandal & UN climate talks have a […]