Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: fossil fuel

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set...

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."

Defund or defend? In the fight over fossil fuel investments, who’s...

Despite divestment victories, big banks and asset managers continue driving climate change through their lending practices.

Fossil fuel industry and Koch network fighting Pennsylvania’s move to join...

Together these interests broadly representing coal and petroleum producers are trying to prevent Pennsylvania from joining regional programs to curb carbon pollution.

Fossil fuel industry engaging in ‘pervasive fraud’ that threatens global economy,...

Warning of an impending financial implosion driven largely by fossil fuel industry deception, a recent report calls on fossil fuel insiders and...

US corporations a driving force behind ‘unprecedented wave’ of global land...

The U.S. in particular, the report says, is a "key player in an unfettered offensive to privatize land around the world."

Energy Transfer launches appeals following court order to shut down Dakota...

Over the last two decades, Energy Transfer has racked up a long record of unlawful acts and legal violations.

‘Slam dunk’ study finds Trump EPA’s move not to tighten air...

This peer-reviewed study of air pollution impacts on older Americans suggests that current air qualitystandards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) do not protect public health, and that strengthening the standards could save over 140,000 American lives over a decade.

Shell’s Falcon Pipeline dogged by issues with drilling and permit uncertainty...

A DeSmog investigation found that Falcon’s construction has struggled with drilling problems and has continued even while one key water-crossing for the pipeline lacked state or federal permits.

In ‘targeted strike’ against environmental and racial justice, Trump EPA curbs...

"Like so much of what Trump is pursuing now, this is a targeted strike against environmental justice and racial justice."

Instead of protecting public health during COVID-19 crisis, Trump moves to...

"Every federal dollar wasted on this effort is a dollar stolen from cleaning up the industry's toxic pollution legacy in the Navajo Nation and across the West."

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Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.