Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: fossil fuels

House progressives, climate coalition demand end to ‘fossil fuel handouts’

Opposition to Build Back Better Act provisions that would benefit polluters comes amid reporting that Senate Democrats plan to delay a vote on the package until 2022.

Fossil fueled foreign policy: Why COP26 flopped

Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the U.N. climate talks. Not so fast.

If you think vaccine mandate pushback is bad…

At some point, governments will start using more sticks than carrots to break our deadly dependence on fossil fuels. How will humanity respond?

‘Shame on you’: Indigenous campaigners demand JPMorgan end fossil fuel finance

The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.

Governments are sending oil executives to COP26 despite climate pledges. Here’s...

A DeSmog analysis found that the delegations from multiple countries are heavily drawn from their oil ministries and even large oil companies. Shell and other publicly traded oil giants are also attending the climate proceedings under the cover of trade groups.

Ditching fossil fuels will have immediate health benefits for millions –...

The same fossil fuels producing the greenhouse gases warming the Earth’s atmosphere also form large quantities of air pollutants.

Fossil fuel companies push emissions to pre-pandemic levels

“Emissions snapped back like a rubber band.”

‘Welcome progress’: 20+ nations vow to end funding for overseas fossil...

“This public money needs to be urgently redirected into a just energy transition.”

Leaked docs reveal fossil fuel-soaked nations lobbying to sabotage climate action

“They are using every opportunity to protect their corporate interests and continue with business as usual while the planet burns.”

Despite climate crisis, politicians will double the production of energy from...

“Fossil-fuel-producing nations must recognize their role and responsibility in closing the production gap and steering us towards a safe climate future.”

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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

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Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.