Monday, April 6, 2020

Tag: fossil fuel

As coronavirus worsened, Trump admin pushed offshore drilling and gas exports

“Unfortunately, we now have to add to this burden that we cannot rely on some of our government officials entrusted to protect our public lands and interests.”

North Dakota’s carbon capture project Tundra another ‘expensive greenwashing’ attempt to...

Project Tundra's boosters are frank about the project's intent: To maintain coal's primary role in North Dakota's energy mix.

‘Fossil fuel companies knew’: Honolulu files lawsuit over climate impacts

Honolulu now joins these communities that are turning to the courts to hold Big Oil accountable.

Oil execs, anxious about public support, claim halting fossil fuel production...

“As a legal matter this claim is laughable so it’s better thought of as a PR stunt.”

‘Arbitrary and capricious’: Federal judge throws out oil and gas leases...

Calling the policy "arbitrary and capricious," the judge said there was significant evidence that the Bureau of Land Management was intentionally shutting the public out.

Wealthy donors and fossil fuel interests pump millions into Super PACs...

Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.

Courts to decide fate of climate lawsuits brought against fossil fuel...

“Fossil fuel companies knew 40 years ago that their products would lead to stronger storms, rising seas, larger wildfires, and other climate disasters."

Youth activists call on California state teachers retirement system to end...

"CalSTRS is playing roulette with our pensions and our children's future by holding onto these doomed assets."

‘Uninsurable and unhedgeable’: Central Banks warn of financial crisis from climate...

The public is increasingly aware of the industry’s obfuscation.

Fossil fuel interests applaud Trump admin’s weakening of major environmental law

“The Trump administration would allow powerful industries, like oil and gas extractors, to run roughshod over community interests."

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Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Early data shows African Americans have contracted and died of coronavirus at an alarming...

“When COVID-19 passes and we see the losses … it will be deeply tied to the story of post-World War II policies that left communities marginalized.”

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.