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The United States’ Contribution Of Plastic Waste To Land And Ocean

Plastic waste affects environmental quality and ecosystem health. In 2010, an estimated 5 to 13 million metric tons (Mt) of plastic waste entered the ocean from both developing countries with insufficient solid waste infrastructure and high-income countries with very high waste generation. We demonstrate that, in 2016, the United States generated the largest amount of […]

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Exxon Spends Millions On Facebook To Get Users To Lobby For Industry-Friendly Policies by Jeremy Loffredo

Exxon’s social media strategy employs the same tactics used by grassroots activist movements to pressure lawmakers and influence policy. Exxon has spent more than any other major corporation on Facebook ads related to social issues, elections or politics, and is the country’s ninth-largest buyer of such ads overall: $15.6 million from May 7, 2018 to […]