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Tag: fossil fuels

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

NASA Study: Fracking is fueling climate change

The rise is “substantially larger” than was previously thought.

GOP tax bill: How the environment lost

“The environment is the clear loser, with calamitous consequences for all Americans."

France becomes first country to ban fracking and oil production

The plan is part of France’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement, and their larger plan of weaning the French economy from fossil fuels.

World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration

“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”

Can the courts bring about a climate fix? Three judges are...

The Trump administration is arguing that 21 young Americans do not have a constitutional right to a stable climate.

How Northwest communities are stopping big oil projects

Last week, a Washington state energy panel voted unanimously to oppose what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal.

Exclusive photos contradict Murray Energy CEO’s claim he had “nothing to...

At a previously undisclosed March 29 meeting, Robert Murray gave Perry a hug and a wishlist. Six months later, Perry unveiled a controversial plan that echoed one of Murray's proposals.

Renewable energy isn’t perfect, but it’s far better than fossil fuels

Any real comparison between oil sands and lithium batteries shows that oil sands products, from extracting and processing to transporting and burning, are by far the most destructive.

As new pipelines get built, more people are standing in the...

Despite the overwhelming evidence that pipelines are unreliable and prone to leaks, energy companies continue to treat their bottom line as the only factor when making decisions.

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Vancouver becomes first city in world to approve zero waste strategic plan

"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."

The Pentagon can’t account for $21 trillion (that’s not a typo)

It seems vaguely upsetting, but you forget about it 15 seconds later because … what else is there to do?

Trump’s curious coalition

Trump’s curious coalition endures only because he’s a clever salesman and conman.

Real corruption: Mick ‘pay and we’ll talk’ Mulvaney

When it comes to this kind of deep corruption, which perverts government’s role for the benefit of the privileged few, Mick Mulvaney is a master of the art.

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