Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: energy

Current investigation of ExxonMobil could spur broader climate action

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a state-led investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change deception.

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

Our post-carbon future depends on electric vehicles – our Congress controls their...

The fossil fuel industry is working hard to eliminate a tax credit that reduces emissions and creates jobs.

US coal consumption to reach an all-time low in decades

"The trend lines showing the demise of coal shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, including those in the Trump administration and coal industry executives."

Exclusive: Here are the energy companies represented by Trump’s nominee to...

The newest FERC appointees Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson have ties to fossil fuel companies and utilities.

Wind Power Rapidly Bringing Clean Electricity to Masses in the Global...

A wind-powered plant in Lake Turkana will likely deliver 310 megawatts of electricity to the national grid in Kenya, Africa and increase the country's electricity production by a fifth. Wind power is expanding at the same speed as solar power.

Green Energy Is Surging and You’ll Never Guess Why

Many countries around the world have adopted wind and solar power for their electricity needs displacing hydrocarbons at a fast rate. Juan Cole highlights the stories illustrating the surge.

Did DeSmog’s Coverage of Coal Baron Bob Murray v. Fracker Aubrey...

DeSmogBlog has followed this case closely since Murray filed his initial complaint in August 2013, regularly checking the docket and saving copies of court documents sealed along the way. But is record sealing legal?

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...