Thursday, April 2, 2020

Tag: fossil fuel industry

Keystone XL Pipeline construction to forge ahead during coronavirus pandemic

"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."

Industry infighting as oil and gas seek government help

As the crisis sweeps over the fossil fuel industry, the desperate calls for government help are dividing erstwhile allies.

Make the fossil fuel industry pay the $2 billion bushfire recovery...

The apocalyptic scenes witnessed in Australia are entirely consistent with what climate scientists have been warning about for decades.

Breaking: Former Energy Secretary Rick Perry rejoins board of Dakota Access...

Perry joins a company with a troubled track record when it comes to the law.

Open letter to Senate from climate action groups demands an end...

Sending more fossil fuels to Europe and across the globe is not the answer a coalition of 200 national climate action groups...

New report shows Duke Energy’s clean energy claims don’t match its...

Duke “is using its political influence to add charges on customer bills that send the wrong price signal to its customers.”

5 responses to climate change deniers

You can see the consequences of extreme weather all around us. Wildfires. hurricanes. droughts.

Global Climate Coalition: Documents reveal how secretive fossil fuel lobby group...

The documents show how the GCC influenced international negotiations, manipulated the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) process, and undertook a disinformation campaign designed to cast doubt on mainstream climate science.

Watch what Bill McKibben calls ‘one of the best and most...

With the last five years the hottest since records began, Senator Bernie Sanders says that "What Trump and his friends in the fossil fuel industry are doing is criminal."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

DNC will take fossil fuel money after all, Income inequality in America vs. Europe, and more.

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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Could COVID-19 reshape global leadership?

The crisis the world will face over the next six months or a year is one that cries out for competent leadership.

A new major political party

The People’s Party should work actively to drain Bernie-ites from the Democratic Party.

Media need to scrutinize Andrew Cuomo’s record, not crush on his words

It’s hard not to grasp for heroic leaders in a time of crisis, but heroes don’t talk about love and compassion while sacrificing the most vulnerable—and it’s media’s job to expose that hypocrisy, not swoon under Andrew Cuomo’s spell.

With record-shattering unemployment, Sanders, Schumer, and Wyden ask Trump’s labor dept: ‘Do you have...

“It is absolutely imperative that the millions of Americans who are eligible for unemployment benefits receive every dollar to which they are entitled as quickly as possible.”