Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: fossil fuels

Trump admin. pushes more ‘clean coal’ spending as Justice Department investigates...

Other environmental organizations warn that continued funding for carbon capture not only offers false hope that coal can be “clean,” but it also undermines progress toward more realistic goals.

Transformative climate action is possible – if polluters stay away

We need strong firewalls separating Big Oil and other polluters from climate policy making.

New study shows widespread groundwater contamination from power plants across the...

"This is a wake-up call for the nation. Using industry’s own data, our report proves that coal plants are trashing groundwater nearly everywhere they operate."

New bill aims to reverse the GOP’s giveaway of ANWR lands...

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."

Are investors finally waking up to North America’s fracked gas crisis?

It may take some time, but eventually investors wake up — or run out of money.

Climate advocates underestimate power of fossil fueled misinformation campaigns, say top...

“To move forward in addressing climate action, understanding and addressing the climate countermovement is a critical component.”

Ireland to become world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels

"While we are a small nation, we have a huge impact on the most vulnerable citizens in the world."

Any Democrat who takes fossil fuel money should face a primary...

The fossil fuel industry’s campaign contributions are a threat to democracy.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, October 9

Chicagoans fight for police accountability, UN report warns of looming climate catastrophe, and more.

Ireland’s taking $380 million out of fossil fuels. Where should it...

The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

Atlanta prosecutors say they won’t prosecute women under Georgia’s newest abortion law

“As a matter of law (as opposed to politics) this office will not be prosecuting any women under the new law as long as I’m district attorney.”

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