Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tag: fossil fuel industry

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.

Omar, Sanders introduce End Polluter Welfare Act to close tax loopholes...

"Today more than ever we need to protect people and the planet, not polluters and their profits.

Fossil Fuel industry abusing CARES Act that was created to help...

There’s no limit on how the new refunds can be used -- and even bankrupt firms can get them.

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Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report finds

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

The urgent climate case for defunding the Pentagon

Is it finally time to defund war?

The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.