Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: fossil fuels

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate...

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

How the fossil fuel industry buys goodwill

From sports to academia to the arts, fossil fuel companies are pouring money on the things we love, in an effort to “not be held accountable” for climate chaos.

‘Willful ignorance’: Indigenous delegation incredulous at bankers’ attitude to fossil fuel...

US and Mexican activists fighting new oil and gas projects said they had to give a basic lesson on the harm caused by fracking during meetings with financiers in London.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study...

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Exxon could have helped stop climate change 30 years ago, ‘proprietary’...

Instead the company’s Canadian arm developed a communications plan to make climate solutions like carbon taxes look economically reckless.

Internal documents show Big Oil PR messages still ‘mislead’ public on...

Despite claims of transitioning to cleaner energy, internal emails and documents obtained by a congressional investigation show oil companies trying to protect their fossil fuel investments through public narratives that conflict with private communications.

Climate change: endless words, where’s the action?

There is virtually no time left, many believe we are already too late to do much to arrest climate change and the...

The great pivot: why Dem green energy IRA will steamroll fossil...

A new world is dawning, one in which humanity dodges the huge hail of bullets of the climate emergency.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.