Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: fossil fuel industry

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.

Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end...

While Ireland is making history, many emphasized the need for the rest of the world to follow the Irish's lead.

US Secretary of Energy announces support for cost-shared research and development...

Unfortunately, the DOE hopes that the solutions will enable competitive operation of fossil-based power generation infrastructure in a low-carbon future, rather than focusing on clean energy.

Bad news for Big Oil: Electric vehicle sales to surpass gas...

The BNEF points out that the world's “Electric Car Revolution” could be well underway except for one major factor: Donald Trump.

The West Coast will determine the fate of the fossil fuel...

All along the Pacific Coast, environmentalists are gearing up for an epic fight.

Former Koch agents, fossil fuel industry hired guns now staffing Trump’s...

The Trump transition team was loaded with Koch-tied operatives, many from the Institute for Energy Research, a Koch-funded group which helped carve out the Trump White House's energy policy.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.