Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: fossil fuel

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

Clean Commute for Kids Act invests $25 billion for electric school...

"The Clean Commute for Kids Act will help build a greener, cleaner future for our kids.”

Private security firm accused of working illegally to protect oil and...

Leighton, which is based in Texas, has also been accused of operating without a license in North Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, and Ohio.

Pipeline spills over 1,600 gallons of oil near Los Angeles communities

More than 1,600 gallons of oil have spilled in the Inglewood Oil Field — the largest urban oil field in the country,...

Atmospheric methane levels surge in 2020 to highest level in millions...

“If countries make plans now to put society on a path of sustained and dramatic cuts to emissions from today, we can avoid ever-rising emissions and the dangerously accelerating impacts of climate change.”

How persistent student organizing forced one of the largest public universities...

Over eight years, University of Michigan students led bold direct actions, continually recruited new students and forged ties with regents to keep $1 billion from the fossil fuel industry.

‘We will not stop’: First Nations land defenders take direct action...

"We have never provided and will never provide our collective free, prior, and informed consent—the minimal international standard—to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project."

Fossil fuel companies got $8.2 billion in tax bailouts—then fired over...

BailoutWatch highlights four companies that got tax windfalls but still fired workers.

Report finds climate polluters are spending millions on sports sponsorships

"Sport is in the frontline of the climate emergency but floats on a sea of sponsorship deals with the major polluters."

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.