Area of Protected Land Larger Than California at Risk from Drilling under Trump

Across the United States, 120 million acres of land protected by the federal government sits above known and potential reserves of oil, gas and coal – including huge swathes of the nation’s parks; wildlife refuges and forests.

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Trump’s Top Trade Nominees Lobby To Kill UK’s Growth-Hormone Meat Ban

The news could have implications for the UK’s attempts to strike a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States, with reports suggesting the US agricultural sector wants to weaken UK food standards. Continue reading

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REPORT: British Gov Subsidizing Controversial International Fossil Fuel Projects

Projects receiving government backing include a petrochemical refinery owned by Putin’s son-in-law; oil fields owned by Petrobras – Brazil’s state-owned oil company – which has been at the heart of the country’s massive corruption scandal; and coal mines in Russia. Continue reading

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