Sunday, August 25, 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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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.