Tag: fossil fuel industry
"Today more than ever we need to protect people and the planet, not polluters and their profits.
There’s no limit on how the new refunds can be used -- and even bankrupt firms can get them.
“The oil price collapse creates a historic opening: a public buyout of the fossil fuel sector to enact a managed decline of extraction and ensure a just transition for workers and communities.”
“This is a really key and important time to ensure those bailouts are not used to extend the lives of these companies, but instead are able to potentially take them into public ownership and then ensure that they aren't shedding worker commitments or community commitments or environmental commitments.”
"He may want voters to believe that boom times are just around the corner, but even before COVID-19, global investors and central bankers were warning that the smart money is moving out of fossil fuels."
As the crisis sweeps over the fossil fuel industry, the desperate calls for government help are dividing erstwhile allies.
The apocalyptic scenes witnessed in Australia are entirely consistent with what climate scientists have been warning about for decades.
Perry joins a company with a troubled track record when it comes to the law.
Sending more fossil fuels to Europe and across the globe is not the answer a coalition of 200 national climate action groups...