Tuesday - May 28, 2024

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. foundations.

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David Suzuki Foundation: Industry Claims That Oil and Gas Emissions Cap Will Sideswipe Canadian Economy Grossly Inaccurate
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 28 (TNSres)-- The David Suzuki Foundation issued the following news release on May 27, 2024:

OTTAWA | TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE - Today's oil and gas industry-sponsored report that claims the forthcoming federal emissions cap will cause job loss and slow GDP uses deeply flawed methodology. It ignores the many benefits of regulating and reducing emissions and the fact that surging renewables are eroding global demand for oil and gas.

The most recent national greenhouse gas inventory shows oil and gas pollution has increased ... Show Full Article

Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation: 2024 Konrad Adenauer Research Award Goes to Canadian Geophysicist
BONN, Germany, May 28 -- The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation issued the following news:

In selecting Mark Jellinek, Professor of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is honouring a leading representative of Earth system science. Research in this field addresses the Earth from an interdisciplinary perspective as a "whole ", as a dynamic system that interacts with physical, chemical and biological processes. Global environmental change and the influence of human behaviour are its main focus.

As a geophysicist, ... Show Full Article

TMF Selects 10 Teams for 2024 in the 'Mobility for ALL' Category of the 'Make a Move' Idea Contest
TOKYO, Japan, May 25 -- The Toyota Mobility Foundation issued the following news release:

In February of this year, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) accepted applications for new ideas and selected ten teams for fiscal 2024 to work on activities in the "Mobility for ALL - Bringing the Potential of Mobility to Everyone" category of its Make a Move Project, an idea contest aiming to realize the practical implementation of ideas and solutions in society.

This contest, which began in 2022, focuses on using motorsports events as proving grounds. It has been calling for ideas and solutions that will ... Show Full Article

American Forest Foundation: Statement - House's Farm Bill Movement Represents Great Forward Progress for Rural Landowners
WASHINGTON, May 25 -- The American Forest Foundation issued the following statement on May 24, 2024:

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Rita Hite, president & CEO of the American Forest Foundation, a conservation organization that empowers family forest owners to create meaningful conservation impact, released the following statement regarding the House Agriculture Committee's advancement of the Farm Bill legislation package to the House floor:

"It is encouraging to see the movement of the Farm Bill in both chambers of Congress, and we applaud Chairman Thompson for a bill that includes a number of priorities that will support ... Show Full Article

Texas Public Policy Foundation Challenges EPA's New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rules for Trucks and Cars
AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation issued the following news release on May 23, 2024:

Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation filed two lawsuits in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging EPA's stringent new rules governing greenhouse gas emissions from trucks and cars. Together, the two rules require that at least 30% of trucks and 70% of cars be all-electric by 2032. The rules essentially mandate the mass electrification of trucks and cars throughout the United States within eight years.

"EPA does not have the legal authority to ... Show Full Article

Lupus Advocates Rally on Capitol Hill to Champion Lupus Care Access During Lupus Awareness Month
WASHINGTON, May 24 -- The Lupus Foundation of America issued the following news release:

Lupus advocates from across the nation converged on Capitol Hill for the National Lupus Advocacy Summit May 19-21. Hosted by the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), this event is the largest lupus advocacy gathering in the country, drawing hundreds of lupus advocates to meet with their members of Congress on Capitol Hill to urge them to increase funding for lupus research and education programs and ensure people with lupus have access to quality, affordable care. Thousands more joined the cause online, reinforcing ... Show Full Article

Africa Continues to Make Strides in Engaging Youth in Implementing The Biodiversity Plan
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 24 -- The African Wildlife Foundation issued the following news release:

In the lead-up to the International Day of Biological Diversity, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), the African Chapter of the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN Africa) and the Post2020 Biodiversity Framework-EU Support hosted a side event on the sidelines of the ongoing Fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation better known as SBI-4 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The hybrid event, titled 6 YEARS TO GO: How are African countries engaging youth in implementing The ... Show Full Article