Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: fossil fuel industry

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.

As oil prices fall below $0 per barrel, climate advocates urge...

“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.”

Public ownership of fossil fuels a potential solution to multiple crises,...

“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.”

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.”

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‘Bewitched, bothered and bewildered’ embody splintered, bickering Republicans—and no fix in sight

Demoting Liz Cheney doubles down on Rightwing Lie (after the “stolen” election): without Trump, the party is dead meat. Polling strongly disagrees.

Tell Congress to pass a bold plan within the infrastructure bill that supports electric...

It's time Congress makes firm commitments and landmark policies to have pollution-free transportation nationwide.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.