Tag: fossil fuels
"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."
“We expect governments to come to these climate talks to live up to the moral urgency at hand.”
“The time to begin planning for a wind-down of gas production is, as with other fossil fuels, already upon us."
The coal industry knew about the danger of rising greenhouse gas emissions as early as 1966.
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.
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.
To put it simply: profits first.
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.
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...
"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."