Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: fossil fuel

Britain just went nearly three weeks without coal, a new record

"2018 was our greenest year to date, and so far, 2019 looks like it has the potential to beat it."

It’s time to stop calling natural gas a ‘bridge fuel’ to...

“We simply have no more time to debate what’s already been settled. We must move swiftly to a fully renewable energy economy and leave all fossil fuels, including gas, behind."

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from...

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

Climate denying Trump administration rebrands fossil fuels as ‘freedom gas’

“After two years spent unraveling the policies of his predecessors, Mr. Trump and his political appointees are launching a new assault.”

Fossil fuel subsidies mean using public money ‘to destroy the world:’...

"We need to tax pollution, not people, and to end subsidies for fossil fuels."

Trump administration downplays danger of air pollution in new regulatory rollbacks

"Now, to benefit coal interests, the U.S. EPA wants to simply ignore the health impacts that occur below their self-imposed limit."

Energy regulators may reconsider rules critics say fueled America’s oil and...

“The mismatch suggests an infrastructure overbuild is underway in the short term, and we expect consolidation of many of these projects before they’re built.”

Open letter to Senate from climate action groups demands an end...

Sending more fossil fuels to Europe and across the globe is not the answer a coalition of 200 national climate action groups...

With renewables so competitive, big plans for oil and gas investments...

Plenty of money is still lining up to take on those risks, but the rapidly changing economics of renewables and battery storage mean those investments increasingly run the risk of becoming stranded assets.

Why now is the time to connect the pipeline fights

By moving to a network of local campaigns, it’s possible to support both the Green New Deal and keep carbon in the ground.

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”