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Chevron launches $10bn renewables plan

Chevron will spend $10bn over the next seven years to increase its renewable energy production and cut its carbon pollution, as pressure mounts on US oil producers to clean up their operations.

2.6 Million Acres of Grassland Habitat Lost in North American Great Plains in One Year

Across the U.S. and Canadian Great Plains, approximately 2.6 million acres of intact grassland – an area larger than Yellowstone National Park – were plowed up in 2019 to make room for row-crop production, according to World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) 2021 Plowprint Report. The new findings represent an increase of 500,000 acres of grassland conversion over the previous year, highlighting a concerning trend for one of the least protected and most at-risk biomes on the planet.