Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: fossil fuel industry

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.

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.

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.