Monday, July 15, 2024

Tag: fossil fuel

Elders arrested protesting Citibank’s billions in fossil fuel financing amid record...

Dozens of senior climate activists, including co-founder Bill McKibben, arrested in New York City while highlighting Citibank’s leading role in financing fossil fuel projects amid worsening climate crisis.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top...

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.

Big Banks have funded climate crisis with nearly $7 trillion since...

The financial institutions lavished $705 billion on oil, gas, and coal in 2023—the hottest year on record.

Biden should end the fossil fuel industry’s secret weapon

Using a little-known provision of trade agreements, oil and gas corporations are able to pit their profits against democracies and our climate. It’s time to end the practice.

UAE used Global Climate Summit to secure $100 billion in oil...

The investigation found that the UAE's Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) sought nearly $100 billion in deals with oil, gas, and petrochemical companies during COP28.

Scalise took $40K in campaign cash from PAC of CEO accused...

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise's campaign donations from a Big Oil PAC linked to price rigging accusations spark calls for accountability and investigations.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

The race to end fossil fuel production

Everyone talks about ending fossil fuel production, but almost no one is doing anything about it.

Oil companies contaminated a family farm. The courts and regulators let...

The oil and gas industry has reaped profits without ensuring there will be money to plug and clean up their wells.


Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.