Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: fossil fuels

‘Energy policy advocates’ and the fossil fuel boosters attacking legal efforts...

“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.”

Public ownership of fossil fuels a potential solution to multiple crises,...

“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.”

Avenger planet

Is the COVID-19 pandemic mother nature’s response to human transgression?

Keystone XL Pipeline construction to forge ahead during coronavirus pandemic

"He may want voters to believe that boom times are just around the corner, but even before COVID-19, global investors and central bankers were warning that the smart money is moving out of fossil fuels."

Industry infighting as oil and gas seek government help

As the crisis sweeps over the fossil fuel industry, the desperate calls for government help are dividing erstwhile allies.

World’s banks have given $2.7 trillion to fossil fuels since Paris...

In this new decade, the climate emergency is clearer than ever, with emissions cuts of almost 5 percent necessary by 2030.

An aspirational vision of life after fossil fuels

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.

Bolsonaro sends Congress bill to open indigenous lands to mining, fossil...

Conservationists are convinced that the opening up of indigenous lands to economic exploitation would inevitably lead to extensive deforestation and to the contamination of Amazonian rivers.

Trump admin ordered ‘climate censorship’ in plans to lease Texas public...

"The bigger concern here is the issue of meddling and censorship. If it happens at this stage, it could certainly happen later in the EIS process. So we are concerned about the future of this EIS."

‘Be on the right side of history’: Ahead of COP 25,...

“We expect governments to come to these climate talks to live up to the moral urgency at hand.”

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.