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Tag: fossil fuels

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.

Norway’s central bank proposes divesting from fossil fuels

The Norwegian central bank's proposal blazes a trail to fossil fuel divestment for the rest of the world.

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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