Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Tag: fossil fuel industry

Government defends praising tar sands industry figures as COP26 ‘climate champions’

Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.

The Greenwashing Files: Fossil fuel giants accused of ‘deceptive’ advertising

A major new catalogue of fossil fuel company adverts based on DeSmog’s research shows the gap between their public image and the reality of their operations.

End Polluter Welfare Act introduced to Senate

“Providing corporate giveaways during a time of widespread suffering to fossil-fuel companies is unconscionable.”

The fossil fuel industry is lining up behind far-right authoritarians

As climate change intensifies and countries turn to clean energies, Big Oil will take increasingly desperate measures to survive.

Shell’s ‘delusional’ net zero strategy commits $8 billion to fossil fuels

“Shell’s 'comprehensive carbon management approach’ is yet another proof of the little interest that this polluting company has to reduce its emissions.”

‘The fossil fuel industry is terrified’: Gas company sues to destroy...

“Grant Township has proven against all odds that a community is capable of stronger protections for the environment than state or federal governments.”

Trump administration targets banks divesting from fossil fuels in new anti-climate...

The OCC’s new rule could stunt divestment campaigns by requiring major banks to justify each individual decision to regulators using “quantitative, impartial risk-based standards established by the bank in advance.”

Fossil fuel industry received $110 billion in direct and indirect COVID-19...

Since March 26, the United States government "provided between $10.4 billion and $15.2 billion in direct benefits to coal, oil and gas companies" and nearly $95 billion in indirect benefits.

TD Bank joins other major financial institutes to commit to ambition...

The Group's commitment to a global climate action plan makes them the latest major financial institution along with Morgan Stanley and Barclays.

Trump’s golden era of energy is turning to lead

Nothing can hide the painful economics facing these industries—no matter what President Trump says.

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Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.