Tag: fossil fuel
The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.
Here's the question for the Big Oil 4: will you apologize, here today, for your company's decades of lying about climate change?
"Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 means stopping financing for the expansion of fossil fuels now."
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.
The rhetorical battle over turning away from investments in companies contributing to climate change, it seems, has been won.
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.”
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.
"It backs up what we've constantly been saying recognizing Indigenous rights protects the water, protects the land, and protects our futures."
The damage done after Hurricane Ida from the fossil fuel and petrochemical industry could be among the worst of such events ever recorded.
A lobbying group representing large fracking companies is pressing Democrats to keep in place billions of dollars of subsidies that drillers receive.