Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: gas and oil

The strategy of maximal extraction

This is how Donald Trump plans to enlist fossil fuels in the struggle for global dominance.

Coal lobbyist hosted fundraisers for senators evaluating his nomination for top...

Andrew Wheeler raised funds for Republican senators on the committee that makes the preliminary decision on confirming appointments to the agency.

This vigilante scientist trekked over 10,000 kilometers to reveal BC’s leaking...

John Werring could detect gas leaking from the wells just with his nose. His curiosity was officially piqued.

Obama alums are pushing fracked gas exports. That’s exactly what Trump...

At least five of these Obama officials now work for natural gas export companies.

Norway’s central bank proposes divesting from fossil fuels

The Norwegian central bank's proposal blazes a trail to fossil fuel divestment for the rest of the world.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”