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Taylor Swift Is the Real “Climate Criminal” With Her Private Jet Use, New Research Shows
Taylor Swift Is the Real “Climate Criminal” With Her Private Jet Use, New Research Shows

31 Jul 2022, 03:50 UTC / The great divide between regular people and the super-rich becomes even greater: celebrities’ private jet emissions are astounding, yet they’re still lecturing

 
Drake Criticized for 14-Minute Flight in His Boeing 767 Private Jet, He’s Not Having It
Drake Criticized for 14-Minute Flight in His Boeing 767 Private Jet, He’s Not Having It

28 Jul 2022, 04:20 UTC / The rapper responds to online criticism that he’s destroying the environment by indulging in stupid whims, says plane was being taken into storage

 
Kylie Jenner Is Labeled a “Climate Criminal” for Taking a 17-Minute Private Jet Trip
Kylie Jenner Is Labeled a “Climate Criminal” for Taking a 17-Minute Private Jet Trip

20 Jul 2022, 04:02 UTC / She could have made the trip by car in 45 minutes, but she opted for a private jet. Now, she’s getting called out for her hypocritical stance on climate change

 
“Tire Extinguishers” Disarm 60 SUVs in One Single Night and One Single City
“Tire Extinguishers” Disarm 60 SUVs in One Single Night and One Single City

19 Jul 2022, 07:57 UTC / Activists claim 60 SUVs were targeted in the latest operation, but police say the number is closer to 30. Tire Extinguishers are saying SUVs need to go away

 
Volkswagen Group Promotes Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials for a Sustainable Planet
Volkswagen Group Promotes Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials for a Sustainable Planet

1 Jun 2022, 14:08 UTC / Concrete sustainability measures have been taken by the German multinational automotive manufacturer, as a demonstration of their wish to protect this Earth.

 
Big Tobacco Makes a Fifth of Entire Airline Industry Pollution Each Year, Study Warns
Big Tobacco Makes a Fifth of Entire Airline Industry Pollution Each Year, Study Warns

31 May 2022, 17:59 UTC / While the world blames cars for all its pollution, it appears that tobacco has a big responsibility in the field, as well. The environmental impact is colossal

 
$7.6 Million 85-Foot Superyacht Catches Fire Spontaneously, Sinks at Torquay Harbor
$7.6 Million 85-Foot Superyacht Catches Fire Spontaneously, Sinks at Torquay Harbor

29 May 2022, 04:49 UTC / Superyacht burns at the pier and sinks, prompting environmental concern. The scene has been declared a major incident, as the investigation tries to find cause

 
Whistleblowers Reveal New Kind of Pollution Made by Vessels, It's Real Bad
Whistleblowers Reveal New Kind of Pollution Made by Vessels, It's Real Bad

21 Apr 2022, 11:16 UTC / According to whistleblowers, seafarers have a different way of polluting the world's oceans, and it happens to save them time and money

 
A National Shift to EVs Could Save More Than 100,000 Lives, Shows New Report
A National Shift to EVs Could Save More Than 100,000 Lives, Shows New Report

31 Mar 2022, 03:46 UTC / The American Lung Association calls for immediate action in order to accelerate the nationwide transition towards electric vehicles, which can save lives

 
We're Still Enduring the Consequences of Lead in Gas, a Decision Made 100 Years Ago
We're Still Enduring the Consequences of Lead in Gas, a Decision Made 100 Years Ago

9 Mar 2022, 09:46 UTC / About a century ago, someone decided to put lead in gasoline, despite knowing it was poisonous. Let's not repeat decisions like those in this century

 
Half of Americans Were Affected by Lead Poisoning, Some of It Was From Gas
Half of Americans Were Affected by Lead Poisoning, Some of It Was From Gas

8 Mar 2022, 16:45 UTC / A study has found that about 170 million americans, half the U.S. population alive in 2015, was affected by lead poisoning. Leaded gasoline was also a source

 
Europeans Are Willing To Pay More for Less Polluting Cars
Europeans Are Willing To Pay More for Less Polluting Cars

3 Feb 2022, 08:53 UTC / This new study shows that Europeans are ready to pull out the big bucks when it comes to the latest cars that still have thermal engines

 
Ghost Flying Should Have Been Stopped Yesteryear, Shows Double Standard for Emissions
Ghost Flying Should Have Been Stopped Yesteryear, Shows Double Standard for Emissions

22 Jan 2022, 23:24 UTC / Did you know that thousands of flights take off without passengers each week in Europe? It is all because of an obsolete rule that has yet to be changed

 
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Vacation on Board $150 Million Vava II Superyacht Is Eco Hypocrisy
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Vacation on Board $150 Million Vava II Superyacht Is Eco Hypocrisy

9 Jan 2022, 08:07 UTC / The Oscar winner is a passionate environmentalist, but he is also fond of vacations on board superyachts and private jets. So what does that make him?

 
Automotive Ads Will Run With a Warning on Pollution: “Think About Carpooling”
Automotive Ads Will Run With a Warning on Pollution: “Think About Carpooling”

31 Dec 2021, 10:58 UTC / New bill by the French government forces automakers to include warnings to ads in all media, urging customers to consider other transport alternatives

 
GM Gets Into Electric Boating, Buys Stake in Pure Watercraft
GM Gets Into Electric Boating, Buys Stake in Pure Watercraft

23 Nov 2021, 06:48 UTC / General Motors is all for the holistic approach to the EV revolution, so it’s joining forces with a Seattle-based electric boating company to make it happen

 
Financial Times Story About EVs Gets Debunked With the Same Sources
Financial Times Story About EVs Gets Debunked With the Same Sources

7 Oct 2021, 22:37 UTC / Auke Hoekstra is famous for debunking articles that make EVs look dirtier than they really are and FT’s story on how green an EV is was no exception.

 
Morgenfarm Is the Visionary Project That Could Turn a Motorway Into a Vertical Farm
Morgenfarm Is the Visionary Project That Could Turn a Motorway Into a Vertical Farm

28 Sep 2021, 05:02 UTC / A new motorway extension in Berlin has sparked protests, and a local NGO has come up with a project that could turn it into a sustainable farm of the future.

 
India Puts the Kibosh on Old, Unfit Cars, Finally Launches the Vehicle Scrappage Policy
India Puts the Kibosh on Old, Unfit Cars, Finally Launches the Vehicle Scrappage Policy

13 Aug 2021, 14:26 UTC / India launches the long-awaited National Automobile Scrappage Policy, in an effort to get rid of old, unfit, polluting cars.

 
Over Half of the Urban Emissions in the World Are Produced by Just 25 Cities
Over Half of the Urban Emissions in the World Are Produced by Just 25 Cities

13 Jul 2021, 07:56 UTC / Just 25 large cities in the world are responsible for more than 50 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions on the globe, research shows.