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In a speech to the National Governors Association on Thursday, Sen, Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and others called for an environmental protection agenda in the nation’s capital, where they want to work with federal lawmakers to advance legislation.The bill, which would protect waterways and other natural areas from mining, oil and gas development, would also provide grants for environmental protection and […]
TechRadars article What are the environmental protection surcharges?In a nutshell, the Environment Protection surcharge was introduced in December 2014 to help fund projects to protect the environment.The Environmental Protection surcharges are intended to be paid on a per capita basis, which means a higher tax is applied on higher-income households.In 2017, the government introduced a tax of 3.75 per cent […]
Michigan’s law giving the state’s Environmental Protection Agency the power of eminent domain over public land and natural resources has been blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court.The justices rejected a request by the Michigan Environmental Protection Commission to use eminent domain to seize public lands for private development, an idea that the state government had tried to pass in a […]
A few weeks ago, Hillary Clinton appeared on a panel discussing the future of the climate and climate change.As she said, we are in the midst of a new, very different era, and it is one that is challenging us to adapt to.This is the second in a three-part series.I am with Vice News on the occasion of the 20th […]
EU countries have condemned India’s decision to ban imports of polar bear pelts from the country, saying it was a “misguided attempt” to undermine the trade deal.The European Union said on Thursday it was concerned that India was seeking to circumvent a ban on the sale and import of polar bears in its own territory and “the EU stands ready […]
Protecting the environment is essential to keeping the planet and people healthy.This is particularly true for vulnerable populations in low-lying areas, like the Philippines, where many people live in crowded, overburdened conditions.But mobile devices have the potential to disrupt our efforts to protect the environment, especially in regions with a high incidence of the diseases associated with human-caused global warming.The […]