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Tag: fossil fuel

Pope urges oil companies to lead clean energy transition in unprecedented...

"Civilization requires energy, but energy use must not destroy civilization."

TransCanada Pipeline explodes in West Virginia

TransCanada – the same company behind the Keystone pipeline – said the explosion has been contained and an investigation is underway.

Despite ancient rock art legacy, BLM leases land for fossil fuel...

Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.

Taxpayers still shelling out billions annually in fossil fuel subsidies

The U.S. spent $26 billion a year supporting fossil fuels and scored the worst in ending support for coal mining, a pet project of President Trump.

Trump administration to auction off public land in Northern Arizona to...

"This is Trump's energy dominance policy at work, where nothing matters except fossil-fuel interests."

Pipeline exec. refers to activists opposing construction near bald eagle nest...

The backdrop to this tension is Millennium’s impending drilling on a crossing of the Neversink River, less than a mile from a bald eagle’s nest, as part of its Eastern System Upgrade project.

1,400 tons of contaminated soil hauled from Montana reservation oil spill...

Cleanup is still ongoing. So far, more than 50 large dump trucks full of soil have been removed with more to come.

Costa Rica’s progressive policies aim to make the country carbon-free by...

“We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels in our economy to make way for the use of clean and renewable energies."

Zinke and Sen. Alexander’s plan to save national parks includes pillaging...

Many are against the proposal to extract fossil fuel from public lands and further fuel the climate change crisis.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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