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Senate may approve drilling in Alaskan wilderness with tax bill 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Legislation opening up a portion of ANWR for leasing cleared a key Senate hurdle this week, when the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved it.
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The Energy 202: This EPA nominee may be the first Trump appointee to be defeated by Congress 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Two GOP senators oppose Michael Dourson.
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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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A Small Town in Pennsylvania Has Been Ripped Apart by a New Gas Plant 17.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity in collaboration with StateImpact Pennsylvania.  The biggest new natural-gas power plant in a state awash with them is taking shape on a mountain ridge overlooking the community it cleaved apart. First came questions about pollution and property values. Lawyers and public-records requests followed. Now […]
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Norway Considers Pulling Its $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Out of Oil Stocks 17.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Europe
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund said it may stop buying oil and gas stocks, a move that would deprive the energy sector of investment from a $1 trillion asset manager.
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Congress debates oil drilling in largest US wildlife refuge 17.11.2017 AP Business
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Sometime next April, pregnant cows in the Porcupine Caribou Herd in Canada will take the lead in an annual migration of nearly 200,000 animals north to Alaska....
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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance 16.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

The episode proved humbling.

Heeding the calls of big agriculture interests...

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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance 16.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

The episode proved humbling.

Heeding the calls of big agriculture interests...

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Chevron says it will push for Myanmar human rights 16.11.2017 BBC: Business
The US oil giant has multi-billion dollar investments in a region where the UN has alleged ethnic cleansing.
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The Latest: Goodall asks Senate to reject Arctic drilling 16.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on congressional action on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (all times local):...
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The Latest: Bill to open Arctic refuge to drilling advances 15.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on congressional action on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (all times local):...
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The Energy 202: 'Zombie' arguments made by Trump officials at Bonn climate conference 15.11.2017 Washington Post: World
We've heard them before.
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U.S. oil and gas resurgence expected as global energy demand grows 15.11.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
LONDON — Oil will continue growing as a source of energy for more than two decades, with the United States set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. The report from the Paris agency will come as grim news for officials attending global climate talks in Bonn, Germany, as they grapple with ways to contain carbon emissions. Scientists just this week said that emissions of the heat-trapping gas rose this year after three years of not growing. The energy agency said that oil production will be driven by continued growth in energy-hungry industries.
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Study: Black People Are 75 Percent More Likely to Live Near Toxic Oil and Gas Facilities 15.11.2017 Mother Jones
Environmentalists have long contended that communities of color are disproportionately affected by pollution from the oil and gas industry, and a study released on Tuesday details the extent of the harm.   According to Fumes Across the Fence-Line, a report from the NAACP and the Clean Air Task Force—an advocacy group dedicated to reducing air pollution—black people are […]
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US leads world in oil and gas production, IEA says 14.11.2017 BBC: Business
The International Energy Agency predicts the US will account for 80% of the increase in global oil supply by 2025.
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US oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows 14.11.2017 AP Business
LONDON (AP) -- A global energy watchdog says it expects the U.S. to become the undisputed world leader in oil and gas production after a resurgence in its industry to meet growing demand....
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Stocks end the day modestly higher; Mattel soars and GE drops 14.11.2017 LA Times: Business

The major U.S. stock indexes capped a day of mostly subdued trading with slight gains Monday.

Consumer and household goods companies led the market higher, offsetting losses by industrial and energy stocks.

A batch of corporate deal news also helped put investors in a buying mood. Mattel soared...

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Oil prices are up now, but surge might be short-term 14.11.2017 AP Business
Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in the Middle East....
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Fossil-Free Finance 13.11.2017 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of The American Prospect.  Subscribe here .  Sitting shoulder to shoulder, holding signs that read “#Divest” and “Climate Justice Now!,” hundreds of student activists lined the halls of the third floor of the administration building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in April of 2016. Outside, crowds gathered in solidarity. Pizza was brought in for the protesters. Fully aware of their imminent arrest—15 students had been arrested the day before—many still refused to leave. They were escorted out in handcuffs. One protester being led to a squad car had a cardboard sign hanging around her neck: “Arrested for protecting my future.” Elsewhere, Harvard students were arrested after hosting a sit-in inside the Boston Federal Reserve building. Some 3,000 miles away and two weeks later, Stanford students gathered outside Memorial Church protesting the school’s refusal to sell off fossil fuel investments, holding a banner that read “Temperatures Are Rising, So ...
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The Republican Tax Plan Is an Assault on Renewable Energy 13.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story originally appeared on the New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. “The president and myself, we don’t pick winners and losers,” President Donald Trump’s Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said this spring. Speaking at a conference billed as “the largest event in the world for the oil and gas […]
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