Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: dirty energy

EPA moves to fight states’ power to deny dirty energy projects

The new guidelines threaten the division of state and federal authorities in order to please the fossil fuel industry.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 26

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison, UN condemns U.S. for lack of universal health care, Montana judge restores grizzly bears' protection, and more.

EPA holding its only public hearing on clean power plan repeal...

The EPA will receive online comments about its proposal and any requests for additional public meetings until Jan. 16.

Taxpayers on hook for $20 billion in dirty energy subsidies annually,...

While the rest of the world moves toward a renewable energy future, dirty energy defenders in the Trump administration are using our taxpayer dollars to promote dangerous new fossil fuel development.

Trump admin quietly pushing ‘small scale’ LNG exports that avoid environmental...

“The Trump Administration is focused on finding ways to unleash American energy."

Dirty energy giants censured for claiming natural gas is ‘cleanest’ fossil...

The constant claims that natural gas could be cleaner are helping to prevent areas of the world from making the switch to renewable sources of energy.

Environmentalists urge Democrats to join Sanders in opposing dirty energy bill

“As a nation, our job is to move away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy and energy efficiency,” says Sanders. “This bill does the opposite.”

350+ groups oppose dirty Senate energy bill that would promote fossil...

Letter to Senator Schumer demands democratic opposition to industry-backed bill.

Get the fossil fuels out of climate policymaking

Take action today and sign the petition to create a "precedent-setting treaty mechanism" to get a behemoth industry out of the way. Help us save the planet!

Dirty energy rules a dark, dirty administration. We must resist this.

For the sake of the planet we must resist. We the People can’t let them get away with this.

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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Secretary of Defense opposes invoking Insurrection Act, a rebuke to President Trump

"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."

Trump’s presidency is over

By having no constructive response to any of the monumental crises now convulsing America, Trump has abdicated his office.

7 ways protestors showed up for black lives

Amidst the pent-up anger, exhaustion, and fear experienced by Black, Brown, and Indigenous people facing structural racism and systemic disparities, are glimpses of solidarity and hope.