Friday, April 10, 2020

DOE proposes outrageous, massive coal and nuclear bailout

If adopted, the proposal would essentially ensure that coal and nuclear plants in regions encompassing most of the country continue to run even where they are too expensive to compete in the energy market.
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Deafening ocean noise threatens marine life

If we wouldn’t inflict such pain on our worst enemies, then why are we so ruthless to our neighbors in the sea?

US & other big polluters obstruct UN climate talks, stalling efforts to reduce carbon...

"It frustrates me to see those countries historically responsible for climate change causing – refusing to operationalize their legal obligations to assist developing countries in their efforts to achieve sustainable development and adapt to climate change."

Merging ‘loyalty to the oil industry’ and ‘grudge against California,’ Trump opens 725,000 acres...

"Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."

‘Virtually no risk of drilling restrictions,’ West Virginia official tells fracking-reliant petrochemical industry

This week, at an industry conference focused on wooing petrochemical producers to West Virginia, officials from the state and federal government made...

Top 10 weather events of 2016 (#2 will surprise you)

The previous warmest year on record for Earth's surface was set in 2015, which in turn broke the record set in 2014.

Fossil fuel investments cost California and Colorado pension funds over $19 billion, report finds

The findings highlight how the poor financial performance of fossil fuel companies over the past decade stands to shift how debates over fossil fuel divestment are framed.

The climate movement’s new battle cry

The unimaginable is now possible: 100% renewable energy. We can’t settle for less.

Climate groups applaud Newsom’s temporary fracking ban in California, but say other ‘critical next...

"Relentless organizing" by climate action groups across California forced the governor to call for a moratorium on fracking, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben said.

Tens of Thousands Take Part in Global Actions Targeting World’s Most Dangerous Fossil Fuel...

“Tens of thousands of activists took to the streets, occupied mines, blocked rail lines, linked arms, paddled in kayaks and held community meetings in 13 countries, pushing the boundaries of conventional protest to find new ways to demand coal, oil and gas stay in the ground.”