Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: coal

Omar, Sanders introduce End Polluter Welfare Act to close tax loopholes...

"Today more than ever we need to protect people and the planet, not polluters and their profits.

North Dakota’s carbon capture project Tundra another ‘expensive greenwashing’ attempt to...

Project Tundra's boosters are frank about the project's intent: To maintain coal's primary role in North Dakota's energy mix.

Replacing coal with renewables could save energy customers $8 billion a...

“We conducted an in-depth, asset-by-asset assessment of the coal fleet in the U.S. and found that >70 GWs of coal capacity will become economically at risk through the course of the next decade.”

“It wasn’t just big oil that knew about climate change decades...

The coal industry knew about the danger of rising greenhouse gas emissions as early as 1966.

Coal plants get a pass to pollute our waterways

"These dangerous attacks on the environment and our public health cannot be allowed to stand."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

First major U.S. insurance company to stop insuring and investing in...

It seems like every day there is a new story of a pipeline spilling crude oil or an oil refinery exploding. How...

America’s big bet on selling fracked gas to China and the...

A lot of evidence points to these being bad bets — just like coal.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with...

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Britain just went nearly three weeks without coal, a new record

"2018 was our greenest year to date, and so far, 2019 looks like it has the potential to beat it."

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The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.