Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: fossil fuel

The fossil free research movement is taking universities by storm

Fossil Free Research launched earlier this year and aims to build on momentum from the successful fossil fuel divestment movement at universities in the U.S., U.K. and beyond.

What South Sudan needs and doesn’t need

The multiple crises affecting South Sudan.

‘People power has won the day’: Manchin dirty deal defeated

"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."

Biden admin reinstates early $190 million in Gulf drilling leases

The consequences of the sale could be the production of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and the probable release of 723 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Manchin unveils full text of ‘shameless handout to the fossil fuel...

"It should come as no surprise that a corporate coal baron like Joe Manchin would push a fossil fuel bonanza under the guise of bureaucratic reform."

House committee investigates the role of PR firms in spreading climate...

There is a long history of PR firms creating and spreading climate disinformation in order to block climate policy and promote fossil fuel interests.

Fossil Fuel subsidies nearly doubled in major economies between 2020 and...

“Fossil fuel subsidies are a roadblock to a more sustainable future, but the difficulty that governments face in removing them is underscored at times of high and volatile fuel prices,”

Amazon announces plan to adopt green hydrogen to decarbonize operations

Amazon signed an agreement with Plug Power to "supply 10,950 tons per year of green hydrogen," which will replace grey hydrogen, diesel and other fossil fuels.

Finland becomes world’s first country to make legally binding carbon negativity pledge

“There is an important gap between current measures and those required to reach the targets, and now there is a legal obligation to act.”

Oil and gas industry seized on war in Ukraine to water...

A new report details the PR and lobbying blitz from fossil fuel companies in the early days of the Russian invasion that aimed at benefiting oil and gas interests, while offering little for the current crisis.