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Most Americans Support Phasing Out Fossil Fuels. Isn’t That Worth a Headline? 10.12.2019 Truthout.com
The Washington Post downplayed the most hopeful findings of its poll on climate action. We highlighted them for ...
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Big Energy Front Group Launches Push for Troubled Atlantic Coast Pipeline 9.12.2019 Truthout.com
An oil pipeline stretches across a prairie
Consumer Energy Alliance members include major gas companies as well as Dominion Energy, the pipeline's lead partner.
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Chemical Companies Are Building Their Plants Overseas and Shipping Them Back In 9.12.2019 Truthout.com
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Louisiana attracts chemical companies with one of the country’s most generous tax exemptions.
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Polluting firms 'will be hit by climate policies' 9.12.2019 BBC: Business
Which business sectors will be winners and losers when, and if, climate change policies take affect?
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BP Challenged Over Ads That Mislead Consumers About Its Polluting Portfolio 6.12.2019 Truthout.com
The British Petroleum logo is seen on a building
A formal complaint against BP alleges that its ads misrepresent its level of commitment to tackling climate change.
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Trump Quietly Provides Offshore Drilling Industry Sweetheart Giveaway 5.12.2019 Truthout.com
Federal officials are offering companies a discount on the fees they pay the government to drill in the Gulf of ...
Wages Have Risen Due to Minimum Wage Increases and the Fed’s Obama-Era Policies 2.12.2019 Truthout.com
Two women lean over a desk in a small business
Low rates of unemployment give workers the bargaining power necessary to secure real wage gains.
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American Exceptionalism Is Killing the Planet 2.12.2019 Truthout.com
the u.s. flag billows
We need to stop idealizing war and its so-called warriors. At stake is nothing less than the viability of life on Earth.
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Oil and Gas Industry Tries to Rehabilitate Fracking Amid Calls for National Ban 1.12.2019 Truthout.com
a fracking tower looms in the distance as dark clouds roll over the horizon
Industry leaders are trying to tie fracking to patriotism through arguments about “energy security.”
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How the Interior Department Got Swamped 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This article originally was published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In October 2017, Ben Cassidy walked away from his lucrative lobbying gig at the National Rifle Association, where he raked in as much as $288,333 per year, for a post at the Department of the Interior. He’d spent nearly […]
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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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Could California’s Public Banks Finance a Statewide Green New Deal? 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
California’s Public Banking Act can pave the way for a just transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
California’s Public Banking Act can pave the way for a just transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
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With Coal’s Decline, Pennsylvania Sees Rise of Natural Gas-Fueled Plastics 27.11.2019 Truthout.com
Resting angel on a tombstone in Bethlehem Cemetery in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, next to the Bruce Mansfield coal power plant. Steam in the background rising from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station.
The expansion of the natural gas industry is moving us in the wrong direction.
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Push to Mine Minerals for “National Security” Is Creating New Market for Coal 21.11.2019 Truthout.com
Aerial view of Duke Energy's 1985 Cape Fear coal ash pond.
The Trump administration has been seeking to expand mining on public lands and further loosen environmental rules.
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Syria conflict: Who benefits from its oil? 21.11.2019 BBC: World
The US is at the centre of an international row over claims to a slice of Syria's oil revenues.
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Soaring Fossil Fuel Production Is on Track to Blow Past Climate Goals 21.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The world’s top 10 fossil fuel-producing countries are on track to extract far more oil, gas and coal by 2030 than scientists say the planet can handle without experiencing catastrophic warming, according to a report published Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind analysis―conducted by […]
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Newsletter: What will Sondland say? 20.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES What Will Sondland Say?

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No new California fracking without scientific review, Newsom says 19.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants an independent scientific review of all new proposals for hydraulic fracturing by California's oil industry.

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This Pipeline Cuts Across a Reservation. Wisconsin Might Make Tribal Members Felons for Protesting It. 18.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. For more than 60 years, one section of Enbridge’s elaborate network of pipelines carrying petroleum across Canada has taken a detour through the Bad River Reservation in northern Wisconsin. Some of the easements that allowed Enbridge to keep its Line […]
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Oil and Gas Emissions Have Increased Under California’s Cap and Trade Program 16.11.2019 Truthout.com
Experts are increasingly worried cap and trade is allowing California's biggest polluters to conduct business as ...
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