Tag: fossil fuels
“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.”
“Grant Township has proven against all odds that a community is capable of stronger protections for the environment than state or federal governments.”
“I found myself dwarfed by the impact of these corporations in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and legislative power.”
“We cannot let ourselves become distracted from the environmental crises that our world—our home—is facing…”
Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.
“The coal industry is the first to fall, and it’s falling hard. But they’re fighting much harder in the face of that. They’re fighting like a trapped raccoon in the corner.”
“This is a really key and important time to ensure those bailouts are not used to extend the lives of these companies, but instead are able to potentially take them into public ownership and then ensure that they aren't shedding worker commitments or community commitments or environmental commitments.”