Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tag: fossil fuels

The oil and gas industry is using the war in Ukraine...

Activists warn that calls for energy independence are just “peace washing” the fossil fuels that enabled this conflict.

Oil pipeline Canada bought will cost over $25 billion and never...

"Guaranteeing another $8.8 billion to complete the project will simply be throwing good money after bad," says a new analysis, "for a total taxpayer loss of $26.1 billion."

US bans Russian oil but activists want broader break with fossil...

Phasing out the consumption of fossil fuels is seen as critical in both the fight against the climate crisis and the violence of petrostates.

‘Cancel this project’: Price tag of Trans Mountain expansion nearly doubles

One campaigner called on Canada's government to instead "put all of our energy and political will into a just transition that leaves fossil fuels in the ground and supports people, communities, and workers."

Total’s East African crude oil pipeline ‘struggling’ to find financiers, say...

Total’s “incredibly risky” crude oil pipeline may still lack the financial backing it requires, campaigners have claimed, as the controversial project moved...

Individuals are not to blame for the climate crisis

Generation Z has grown up in the shadow of the climate crisis. Global leaders promised they would act. But despite grave warnings...

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

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?

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The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory

Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

Analysis: 26 US billionaires paid average tax rate of just 4.8% in recent years

"When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.