Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tag: fossil fuels

‘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.”

“People vs. Fossil fuels”: Over 530 arrested in historic Indigenous-led climate...

“We wanted to bring the frontlines to his doorstep to let him see that we are very serious about climate change and declaring a climate emergency.”

“People vs. Fossil fuels’’: Winona Laduke & mass protests call on...

“’We’re going to have Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but we’re still going to smash you in northern Minnesota and smash the rest of the country.’”

Price spikes puncture fracking’s promise to keep natural gas prices low

After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.

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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.