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A Democratic Think Tank Is Promoting Pushback Against Climate Lawsuits 22.6.2019 Truthout.com
One of the outfits promoting the efforts to counter climate lawsuits is the Progressive Policy Institute.
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The Spot: Behind the scenes at a Colorado GOP training session with Trump supporters 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hey Spotters, happy Thursday!
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Trump’s Bureau of Land Management Is Being Sued Again Over Climate Impacts 19.6.2019 Truthout.com
It’s the second lawsuit the agency has faced over its approval of oil and gas leases on public lands in recent years.
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Pope warns oil bosses of climate threat 14.6.2019 BBC: Science
Oil company bosses have been rapped by the Pope for seeking more of the fossil fuels that are damaging the climate.
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Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A 11.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Grocery stores owned by Kroger across the country are recalling store-label frozen berries because they might be contaminated with hepatitis A.
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As New Pipeline Battle Looms, Texas Moves Toward Criminalizing Pipeline Protest 11.6.2019 Truthout.com
Kinder Morgan’s Permian Highway Pipeline is a highway to the next extinction event literally fueled by the last one.
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Weld County pounces on local control in wake of new state oil and gas law 11.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Weld County let it be known on Monday that there's more than one way to interpret Senate Bill 181 -- Colorado's new sweeping oil and gas law giving local governments appreciably more power to regulate energy extraction.
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State to ask Colorado BLM to defer action on some oil, gas leases proposed in wildlife habitat 11.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State officials and conservationists want action delayed on at least some of the new federal oil and gas leases proposed in Colorado, citing potential impacts on deer, elk, greater sage grouse and a bird being considered for the endangered species list.
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Trump backers in the oil patch join farmers in the fight against tariffs 7.6.2019 LA Times: Business

U.S. oil companies are frantically lobbying congressional allies and the White House against President Trump’s plan to slap escalating tariffs on Mexican exports, saying it would hike the price of gasoline and strain refiners reliant on crude from the country.

The oil industry’s pushback adds to...

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A Fossil Fuel Reporter Finds Hope 5.6.2019 Truthout.com
Fracking has been a scourge on this century. Thanks to dedicated activists and journalists, times are changing.
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Trump says 'climate change goes both ways' 5.6.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The president's views appeared unchanged after meeting environmentalist Prince Charles.
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Aurora OKs oil and gas well project on 6-4 vote 5.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Aurora city council has given ConocoPhillips approval to drill for oil and gas under Colorado’s new law governing such projects.
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10 Democratic Candidates Support Fracking Ban. Biden Stays Mum. 4.6.2019 Truthout.com
Joe Biden had nothing to say to the Democratic Party base energized by climate change and the Green New Deal.
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Oil and gas industry 'listening' to climate activist Greta Thunberg 4.6.2019 BBC: Business
A leading figure says the UK offshore industry "is listening" to teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg.
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Communities around Rocky Flats unite against oil and gas drilling near former nuclear weapons plant 4.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Leaders from nearly a dozen cities and counties surrounding Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge spoke with one voice Monday, formalizing their opposition to future oil and gas drilling on or under the land where plutonium triggers for the nation's nuclear arsenal were manufactured for decades.
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Big Oil Pushes Corporate-Friendly Carbon Tax to Halt Green New Deal Wave 30.5.2019 Truthout.com
Big oil is attempting to shield itself from Green New Deal efforts with a free market-based carbon tax plan.
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Chevron to become second firm to pull out of North Sea exploration 30.5.2019 BBC: Business
Chevron's $2bn deal with Ithaca Energy follows ConocoPhillips pulling out of UK exploration and production last month.
America is Exporting 'Molecules of U.S. Freedom' Says Energy Department 29.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
One official described natural gas as "freedom gas."
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Retired Oil Rigs Off California Coast Could Find New Lives as Artificial Reefs 27.5.2019 Truthout.com
Rigs-to-reefs conversions could serve as a model for decommissioning thousands of other offshore platforms worldwide.
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Pipeline Activists Challenge Louisiana Law That Criminalizes Protest 24.5.2019 Truthout.com
A new lawsuit could set an important precedent for activists fighting fossil fuels nationwide.
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