Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: fossil fuels

Greenpeace shuts down Houston ship channel to protest oil exports as...

Today, as Democratic presidential contenders arrive for a major debate this evening in Houston, 22 activists from Greenpeace sought to shut down...

Democrats’ rejection of fossil fuel money marks shift from previous presidential...

The oil and gas industry has always favored Republican candidates over their Democratic opponents. Now, Democrats are pledging to break away from...

‘No fossil fuel money!’: Protests outside big-money fundraiser for Biden co-hosted...

"Biden can't expect to convince Americans that he's a leader on climate if he's also cozying up to fossil fuel power players."

Clean energy produces billions in health benefits, study finds

"This research shows that renewables pay for themselves through health benefits alone."

How to counter Trump’s disastrous attack on our public lands

Fossil fuel leasing on public lands is worsening the climate crisis. But there's hope.

Explosions in three states highlight dangers of aging fossil fuel infrastructure

On August 1, for the third time in as many years, Enbridge's Texas Eastern Transmission gas pipeline exploded. This tragic incident in central Kentucky...

New Koch-funded fossil exhibit at the Smithsonian is curiously quiet on...

After five years and $39 million, the Smithsonian's completely renovated Hall of Fossils is open again — complete with T. rex and...

Database reveals how much pollution Big Oil’s top execs are responsible...

“The rich have profited for so long from a fossil fuel economy that they’re obviously going to be the ones to try and block change."

New library of fossil fuel industry documents provide key ingredient against...

On every front, academics, journalists and policymakers compare the fossil fuel industry to the tobacco industry. The two industries share the same...

Current investigation of ExxonMobil could spur broader climate action

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a state-led investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change deception.

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...