Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: fossil fuel

Trump administration downplays danger of air pollution in new regulatory rollbacks

"Now, to benefit coal interests, the U.S. EPA wants to simply ignore the health impacts that occur below their self-imposed limit."

Energy regulators may reconsider rules critics say fueled America’s oil and...

“The mismatch suggests an infrastructure overbuild is underway in the short term, and we expect consolidation of many of these projects before they’re built.”

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...

With renewables so competitive, big plans for oil and gas investments...

Plenty of money is still lining up to take on those risks, but the rapidly changing economics of renewables and battery storage mean those investments increasingly run the risk of becoming stranded assets.

Why now is the time to connect the pipeline fights

By moving to a network of local campaigns, it’s possible to support both the Green New Deal and keep carbon in the ground.

Trump administration to open a million acres of public holdings in...

"Trump's plan would unleash a fracking frenzy that puts California's people and wildlife in harm's way."

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.

In ruling on coal mining, federal judge issues latest rebuke of...

The decision is just the latest defeat of Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's attempts to curb emissions from the coal industry and other fossil fuel businesses, ignoring public opinion and scientists who agree that fossil fuel extraction is contributing to the rapid warming of the planet.

In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are...

Illinois and New York have approved hundreds of millions of dollars in clean-energy incentives for nuclear power companies. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland could be next.

Trump order to allow LNG by rail would expand ‘bomb train’...

As the U.S. grapples with a potential boom in moving fracked natural gas-turned-LNG across this country using long, heavy unit trains, it seems like a question the FRA should be examining.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

‘Enough is enough’: Thousands go on strike to support McDonald’s workers fighting for $15...

"We shouldn’t be begging for scraps when we have a corporation that makes $6 billion a year and we ain’t even making $15.”

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

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