Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Oil

‘Twisting words’: UK oil industry and business department using Climate Change...

Oil & Gas UK and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have been taking the CCC’s advice “out of context” when discussing new North Sea projects, say campaigners.

Bankers eager to continue funding oil and gas

Comments from a recent energy industry conference reveal major financiers of fossil fuels view environmental and social investing concerns as a trend to “inoculate” against.

Energy Transfer to increase volume of oil transported per day, still...

“Now with increased capacity, the threat to our health and drinking water supply has only grown. We look to the Biden administration to take action.”

‘Sometimes the good guys win’: Byhalia Connection pipeline canceled

The developers seeking to build the Byhalia Connection oil pipeline through predominantly Black neighborhoods called it quits.

Fossil fuel companies in UK awarded £150 million of public money...

A new paper is calling on the government to scrap research and development tax credits for fossil fuel extraction and instead invest the money in clean energy.

Struggling to make a profit, fracking investors are searching for the...

“Banks are losing money and investors are stuck in investments they can’t get rid of.”

No #DAPL: Tell Congress to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline

Tell Congress to shut down DAPL and restore tribal sovereignty, protect our waterways, and our climate.

Chevron refinery dumps oil into San Francisco Bay

“It is unacceptable to have this happen in our community. It causes harm to people’s health. It causes harm to bird life, wildlife and marine life.”

Living with natural gas pipelines: Appalachian landowners describe fear, anxiety and...

“Harvesting the timber was, then digging the coal was our salvation. … And then here’s the third one. We just keep doing the same thing.”

GM pledges to eliminate gas-powered vehicles by 2035

"General Motors is joining governments and companies around the globe working to establish a safer, greener and better world."

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.