Sunday, November 27, 2022

‘Willful ignorance’: Indigenous delegation incredulous at bankers’ attitude to fossil fuel impacts

US and Mexican activists fighting new oil and gas projects said they had to give a basic lesson on the harm caused by fracking during meetings with financiers in London.

‘Drop fossil fuels,’ over 400 scientists tell PR firm handling UN climate talks

“It’s an almost comical conflict of interest that Big Oil’s spin doctors are also in charge of communications for the UN climate talks.”

Biden threatens windfall tax for fossil fuel ‘war profiteers’

Biden accused the companies of taking advantage of the war to fill their coffers and calling on them to instead work to reduce prices.

Flint residents return to court after city misses deadline to replace lead pipes

"The people of Flint won't tolerate any more broken promises from the city, which is under a federal court order to get the lead pipes out of the ground and somehow still can't get the job done."

New survey reveals electronic waste a growing problem globally

“We need to understand this growth and counter it with everyone involved: national authorities, enforcement agencies, Producer Responsibility Organizations, original equipment manufacturers, recyclers, researchers and consumers themselves.”

‘Powerful victory’ as judge dismisses charges against Line 3 water protectors

"Why are U.S. citizens who are trying to protect themselves from a foreign fossil fuel corporation facing arrest, when no one at Enbridge will ever be held accountable for their crimes?"

EPA gives school districts across U.S. nearly $1 billion to buy clean school buses

“It doesn’t make sense to send our kids to school on buses that create brain-harming, lung-harming, cancer-causing, climate-harming pollution″

European oil giants report ‘obscene’ profits as millions face deadly energy crisis

"We are sleepwalking into a life-or-death winter for so many people, but the government refuses to listen to us."

Offloading climate responsibility on the victims of climate change

An interview with Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey.

Big oil companies are selling their wells. Some worry taxpayers will pay to clean...

“The overall industry is being assaulted right now through policy changes at the state and federal level. That’s the story writ large. The industry is dying.”