Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: fossil fuel

Trump’s ANWR drilling leases under review: Biden admin looking at ‘legal...

"This is really the time that Congress should take action, and restore the protections by dismantling the leasing program."

‘Huge legal win’: Court stops police from blockading Line 3 protester...

"The Hubbard County sheriff has been served notice that his illegal campaign of militarized harassment and obstruction against our clients must end now."

Fossil fuel giants ignoring IEA ‘net zero’ report despite pledges, analysis...

Oil and gas producers are “trying to have their cake and eat it” by backing 2050 net zero emissions targets but dismissing a recent landmark report by the International Energy Agency, analysis claims.

‘Sometimes the good guys win’: Byhalia Connection pipeline canceled

The developers seeking to build the Byhalia Connection oil pipeline through predominantly Black neighborhoods called it quits.

What the Exxon tapes reveal about the American Petroleum Institute’s lobbying...

The top oil trade group, which a senior Exxon lobbyist recently described as one of the company’s “whipping boys,” used similar delay tactics to push back against oil-by-rail safety rules.

‘A deeply dangerous order’: Trump-appointed judge blocks Biden from pausing new...

"This is a deeply dangerous order that heightens the imperative for bold, urgent climate action on our public lands and ocean."

Shale oil fraud case reveals executives ignore their own engineers and...

ExxonMobil is currently under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for overvaluing assets despite reports that employees disagreed with the valuations.

The ‘big con’ revealed: Report details fossil fuel industry’s deceptive ‘net...

"Big polluters and rich governments should not only reduce emissions to Real Zero, they must pay reparations for the huge climate debt owed to the Global South."

HSBC to phase out coal financing after shareholder vote

“We’re delighted that our campaign has resulted in a binding commitment by HSBC to phase out coal, but the devil is in the detail and the next six months are crucial to ensure that this commitment is translated into robust sector policies.”

A judge holds Shell liable for causing climate change in historic...

The Dutch ruling is being called a first of its kind and a big "step forward for the international climate movement."

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.