Tag: fossil fuels
“We wanted to bring the frontlines to his doorstep to let him see that we are very serious about climate change and declaring a climate emergency.”
“’We’re going to have Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but we’re still going to smash you in northern Minnesota and smash the rest of the country.’”
After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.
Indigenous peoples in North America have helped block tar sands mines, oil pipelines, and LNG export terminals. Their successes against the fossil fuel industry have kept enormous volumes of carbon pollution out of the atmosphere.
“We have the solutions to prevent further harm to people and the planet—it’s time to implement them,” says 350.org. “We must start by putting an immediate end to fossil fuels.”
A rapid and urgent phaseout of fossil fuels is needed, scientists warn, in order to avoid crossing dangerous climate tipping points.
“It’s time for President Biden to pick a side: Exxon or the American majority?”
ExxonMobil says a 9 billion barrel oilfield off the low-lying South American nation’s coast could soon outpace Permian production.
“Shell’s 'comprehensive carbon management approach’ is yet another proof of the little interest that this polluting company has to reduce its emissions.”
“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”