Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: Energy Department

Energy Department hires a top cheerleader for petrochemical hub before issuing...

On November 9, the Energy Department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) named as its new director former West Virginia University Professor Brian Anderson.

Led by Sempra Energy, ‘Global Natural Gas Coalition’ launched with Trump...

To date in 2018, Sempra has spent over $1 million on federal lobbying, with two teams (one in-house and one contracted team) lobbying in support of LNG exports.

Critics challenge ‘fundamental flaws’ in Energy Department LNG export study draft

“The draft study is deeply flawed, as the authors chose to ignore both climate science and climate action in favor of what appears to be a political imperative over any objective analysis.”

Congressional Committee members pushing LNG exports bills have deep financial, revolving...

Most of the politicians backing the two bills under consideration have taken tens of thousands of dollars in contributions from the oil and gas industry.

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Prospects for a republic beset with disunity 

A republic needs endless work/ Or insurgent forces go berserk.

Italy’s far right rode inequality to victory — but has no answers for it

A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.

California Gov. Newsom proposes windfall profits tax on Big Oil

Calls for windfall profits taxes have increased globally in recent weeks