Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: natural gas

Natural gas vs. renewable energy: Beware the latest gas industry talking...

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.

‘No fossil fuel money!’: Protests outside big-money fundraiser for Biden co-hosted...

"Biden can't expect to convince Americans that he's a leader on climate if he's also cozying up to fossil fuel power players."

‘Vastly underestimated’: New study shows methane emissions are 100 times higher...

"We took one small industry that most people have never heard of and found that its methane emissions were three times higher than the EPA assumed was emitted by all industrial production in the United States."

US fracked gas imports to EU could ‘take world far beyond...

Campaigners warn that the continued use and import of fracked gas “torpedoes critical climate targets and violates basic human rights.”

Fatal natural gas explosion rocks Durham, NC

"They tell us gas is safe but it's clearly not."

Are investors finally waking up to North America’s fracked gas crisis?

It may take some time, but eventually investors wake up — or run out of money.

West Virginia’s natural gas industry keeps pushing to whittle away payments...

Companies are deducting “post-production” costs or creating shell companies to reduce royalty payments. The firms say they have done nothing wrong.

Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee

The blast may lead to a natural gas shortage to homes in British Columbia as well as bordering American states.

Led by Sempra Energy, ‘Global Natural Gas Coalition’ launched with Trump...

To date in 2018, Sempra has spent over $1 million on federal lobbying, with two teams (one in-house and one contracted team) lobbying in support of LNG exports.

NASA Study: Fracking is fueling climate change

The rise is “substantially larger” than was previously thought.

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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.”