Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: energy

Report: As climate crisis expands, Canada still hands billions to fossil...

The government of Justin Trudeau continues to spend massive quantities of public money supporting the primary cause of climate change.

The critical missing piece from the US energy transition

Competition is meaningless, after all, if the prize is a dead place.

New evidence reveals fossil fuel industry sponsored climate science in 1954

Documents shed light on the earliest-known instance of climate science funded by the fossil fuel industry, adding to growing understanding of Big Oil’s knowledge of climate change

Unmasking the carbon charade: The truth behind fossil fuel giants’ green...

This analysis brings to light the stark contrast between the industry's public commitments and their actual plans, raising serious questions about the integrity of these pledges.

Congressional Democrats rally against Biden-approved Willow Project in Alaska

As the legal challenges continue, the fate of the Willow Project remains a pivotal issue at the intersection of climate policy, Indigenous rights, and U.S. energy strategy.

 The law firm helping Big Oil weaponize the First Amendment

Gibson Dunn is “playing both sides” of free speech, using it to defend fossil fuel companies and silence the industry’s critics.

55 percent of Germany’s power in 2023 came from renewables

“Wind farms—especially those on land—made the largest contribution.”

Burgeoning hydrogen industry draws $41 million in federal lobbying from fossil...

Fossil fuel companies, which have promoted hydrogen as a catch-all solution to climate change, rank among the top spenders and outnumber clients from every industry.

Italian oil giant Eni knew about climate change more than 50...

"They’ve been playing us all for fools."

Portland City government compromised with oil industry in private, documents suggest

Climate activists and community associations, who were concerned about the risks associated with oil-by-rail shipments, counted the city’s rejection of the permit as a major victory, and were tantalizingly close to prevailing over the company.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.