Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: fossil fuels

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.”

Oil and gas industry rebukes fracking ban talk as UN shows...

“The time to begin planning for a wind-down of gas production is, as with other fossil fuels, already upon us."

“It wasn’t just big oil that knew about climate change decades...

The coal industry knew about the danger of rising greenhouse gas emissions as early as 1966.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Fossil fuel investments cost California and Colorado pension funds over $19...

The findings highlight how the poor financial performance of fossil fuel companies over the past decade stands to shift how debates over fossil fuel divestment are framed.

Natural gas vs. renewable energy: Beware the latest gas industry talking...

When the blindfold is taken off, the so-called bridge is likely to look more like a chasm, with clouds of dust rising from the rubble of stranded assets.

Renewables generate more electricity than fossil fuels in UK for first...

During the three months of July, August and September, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt-hours (TWh), compared with just 29.1TWh...

20 fossil fuel companies are responsible for a third of carbon...

"The great tragedy of the climate crisis is that seven and a half billion people must pay the price – in the form of a degraded planet – so that a couple of dozen polluting interests can continue to make record profits."

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?