Leonardo DiCaprio has been tapped by the United Nations to be its Messenger of Peace on Climate Change, the international organization announced on Tuesday.
The EPA and environmental groups are exceptionally close for a government agency and lobby groups, with a revolving door and pressure from the groups often shaping EPA’s policies.
Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula overnight, tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.
The Clinton Global Initiative, a project of the nonprofit Clinton Foundation, is giving top environmental activism nods to Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
A trio of environmental groups joined forces to sue the Department of Transportation, alleging the agency failed to respond to their petition to ban the use of DOT 111 — an older rail car model — to ship flammable crude oil.