Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: fossil fuel

Fossil fuel ad campaigns emphasize ‘positives’ after climate science denial PR...

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.  

First major U.S. insurance company to stop insuring and investing in...

It seems like every day there is a new story of a pipeline spilling crude oil or an oil refinery exploding. How...

Climate activists set sights on ending fossil fuel exports in Pacific...

When federal regulators came to Southern Oregon in June for hearings on a massive gas export project, they were greeted by a...

Britain just went nearly three weeks without coal, a new record

"2018 was our greenest year to date, and so far, 2019 looks like it has the potential to beat it."

It’s time to stop calling natural gas a ‘bridge fuel’ to...

“We simply have no more time to debate what’s already been settled. We must move swiftly to a fully renewable energy economy and leave all fossil fuels, including gas, behind."

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from...

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

Climate denying Trump administration rebrands fossil fuels as ‘freedom gas’

“After two years spent unraveling the policies of his predecessors, Mr. Trump and his political appointees are launching a new assault.”

Fossil fuel subsidies mean using public money ‘to destroy the world:’...

"We need to tax pollution, not people, and to end subsidies for fossil fuels."

Trump administration downplays danger of air pollution in new regulatory rollbacks

"Now, to benefit coal interests, the U.S. EPA wants to simply ignore the health impacts that occur below their self-imposed limit."

Energy regulators may reconsider rules critics say fueled America’s oil and...

“The mismatch suggests an infrastructure overbuild is underway in the short term, and we expect consolidation of many of these projects before they’re built.”

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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

NY judge resigns after posting noose image on Facebook

After posting the image of a noose with the words “Make America Great Again” on his Facebook page, an upstate New York...

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action