Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: fossil fuel

Corporate giants promote climate action, but work with oil lobbyists in...

The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.

Big tobacco got caught in a lie by Congress. Now it’s...

Here's the question for the Big Oil 4: will you apologize, here today, for your company's decades of lying about climate change?

Wells Fargo announces commitment to join Net-Zero Banking Alliance and reach...

"Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 means stopping financing for the expansion of fossil fuels now."

Indigenous movements are key to the fight against fossil fuels

Direct action by indigenous peoples and others most directly threatened, both in their material impact as well as their catalytic effect on wider activist movements, is the decisive factor.

Turning away from fossil fuels: Lessons from the anti-apartheid movement

The rhetorical battle over turning away from investments in companies contributing to climate change, it seems, has been won.

Revealed: Two thirds of online posts from six major European fossil...

One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel production.”

PennEast Pipeline cancelation could signal ‘end of an era’ for unnecessary...

The pipeline would have crossed more than 88 waterways, 44 wetlands, 30 parks, and 33 conservation easements. Experts say the cancelation demonstrates that federal regulators must stop approving gas pipelines that fail to show they are needed in the first place.

Indigenous resistance blocked 400 coal plants’ worth of climate pollution

"It backs up what we've constantly been saying recognizing Indigenous rights protects the water, protects the land, and protects our futures."

Fossil fuel leaks, spills, flaring & chemical releases after Hurricane Ida...

The damage done after Hurricane Ida from the fossil fuel and petrochemical industry could be among the worst of such events ever recorded.

Oil industry launches lobbying blitz as Congress targets fossil fuel subsidies

A lobbying group representing large fracking companies is pressing Democrats to keep in place billions of dollars of subsidies that drillers receive.

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.