Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: fossil fuels

Shell’s ‘delusional’ net zero strategy commits $8 billion to fossil fuels

“Shell’s 'comprehensive carbon management approach’ is yet another proof of the little interest that this polluting company has to reduce its emissions.”

Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future...

“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.”

‘The fossil fuel industry is terrified’: Gas company sues to destroy...

“Grant Township has proven against all odds that a community is capable of stronger protections for the environment than state or federal governments.”

A tipping point for the defeat of fossil fuels?

How to stop Big Energy in its tracks (quite literally)...

After calling for climate action, US Chamber of Commerce pushes pro-fossil...

“I found myself dwarfed by the impact of these corporations in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and legislative power.”

Climate and the U.S. election

The U.S. election in November is critical, not just because of Donald Trump’s neo-fascisinm, but primarily because if the climate-change-denying and fossil-fuel supporting Republican Party retains power.

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands by 2030

“We cannot let ourselves become distracted from the environmental crises that our world—our home—is facing…”

What’s the point of subsidizing fossil fuels?

The industry fights to keep going and not to have to bear the cost itself of the environmental harm which it causes.

Fossil fuels’ ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions scam is something humanity doesn’t have...

Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.

‘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.”

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Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.