Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: gas

How America can lower gas prices like other countries

While you pay through the nose at the gas pump, Big Oil is lining its pockets.

Organizing across state lines to stop a pipeline

Activists in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Nebraska are proving that building collective community power can successfully counter Big Oil’s monied interests.

Decades of lobbying weakened Americans’ gas mileage and turbocharged pain at...

The oil and automotive industries, as well as the Koch network, undercut efforts to make today’s fleet of vehicles more efficient and less reliant on fossil fuels.

Dems introduce Windfall Tax on Big Oil so companies ‘pay a...

"We need to curb profiteering by Big Oil and provide relief to Americans at the gas pump—that starts with ensuring these corporations pay a price when they price gouge."

Energy Transfer continued work after telling investors Mariner East Pipeline was...

Documents show the company continued “tie ins” for the pipeline project after a February 16 earnings call announcement, and photographs and videos showed pipeline work underway into March.

Gas-backed front group spreads misinformation about costs of electrification

Contrary to the gas industry’s claims, Americans who use heat pumps are likely to spend less on heating compared to those with gas furnaces, according to a recent analysis.

Biden urged not to fight court ruling against massive oil and...

The Biden administration on Tuesday faced pressure from environmentalists to adhere to a judge's decision blocking a massive oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, site of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

EU scientists and politicians clash over gas and nuclear as ‘sustainable’...

Scientific experts have reiterated what they have been saying since the beginning: gas and nuclear have no place in the taxonomy.

Protests at the pump

The first major protest of the post-Communist era in Eastern Europe was not about corruption. It wasn’t about disappointments with democracy.

Living closer to oil and gas drilling linked to higher risk...

Fracking aside, it’s proximity that matters.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.