Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tag: fossil fuel industry

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.

Surprise! The four GOP representatives behind bill to abolish EPA are...

Over their careers, these legislators appear to have responded in kind, pushing legislation favored by the industries reliant on fossil fuels.

These kids will see Trump in court

Twenty-one kids and climate scientist James Hansen were suing the Obama administration to take more aggressive action on climate. Now, the climate-change-denying 45th president has inherited the case.

Tens of Thousands Take Part in Global Actions Targeting World’s Most...

“Tens of thousands of activists took to the streets, occupied mines, blocked rail lines, linked arms, paddled in kayaks and held community meetings in 13 countries, pushing the boundaries of conventional protest to find new ways to demand coal, oil and gas stay in the ground.”

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Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.

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.

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

As falls Russia, so falls the world

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?