Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”