Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: fossil fuel

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."

Court throws out Energy Transfer’s ‘racketeering’ claims against Dakota Access pipeline...

“It is also a check on corporate efforts to silence dissent.”

Energy Transfer pipeline projects on hold in Pennsylvania after string of...

“There has been a failure by Energy Transfer and its subsidiaries to respect our laws and our communities. This is not how we strive to do business in Pennsylvania, and it will not be tolerated.”

Oil spill shuts TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline in same county where ‘paper-thin’...

The cause of the spill is not yet clear and investigators have not yet confirmed its precise location.

BLM lists sacred land outside Chaco Culture National Historical Park in...

"Oil and gas has already devastated our state's air quality, water quality and flow, and public health. It's clear the Trump administration will stop at nothing to sacrifice public interest for private profits."

BP’s first global advertising campaign since Deepwater Horizon accused of being...

“This is a ghastly hypocrisy in the face of an existential threat to the planet."

The fracking industry’s flaring problem may be worse than we thought

And even with the Trump administration rolling back a number of environmental regulations like the rules for methane flaring and venting, the oil and gas industry is looking for still more deregulation from the federal government.

Senate Energy Democrats hire former industry lobbyist to lead staff

“Hiring a revolving door fossil fuel lobbyist to direct their staff on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee completely undermines Democratic party leaders’ stated commitment to addressing climate change.”

Top oil lobbyist wants government open to keep rolling back environmental...

There are signs the Trump administration is still at work on that fossil fuel-friendly agenda in some places, such as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), despite the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

Researchers say, if we phase out fossil fuel, we can combat...

“The climate system is not stopping you [hitting the target], global society is stopping you.”

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Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

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