Monday, March 25, 2019

Tag: fossil fuels

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.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 22

Paul Manafort found guilty, Michael Cohen pleads guilty, EPA admits Trump would sacrifice lives for coal, and more.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Still mandatory: Impeach the vast right-wing conspiracy, not just Trump

Until reactionary Republican malfeasance is exposed and discredited, the USA will remain the most divided, globally dangerous and morally backward of affluent western nations.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

Indiana teachers shot with pellets during school shooting drills ‘without warning’

They shot all of us across our backs. I was hit four times. It hurt so bad."

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