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Amid Runaway Warming, Richest Nations Spend $200 Billion Backing Fossil Fuels

Amid Runaway Warming, Richest Nations Spend $200 Billion Backing Fossil Fuels

Published on Monday, September 21, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer One of the greatest contradictions of our time is that while world leaders profess concern over a rapidly warming planet, they continue to spend hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars subsidizing the fossil fuel industries that are driving climate change. In fact, according to a […]

With Zero Accountability, Big Oil Wringing Profit from Developing Countries

With Zero Accountability, Big Oil Wringing Profit from Developing Countries

Published on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Thanks to “foot dragging by the Securities and Exchange Commission” combined with “aggressive lobbying and legal challenges by oil industry laggards,” a U.S. law meant to increase transparency around fossil fuel operations in developing countries has been stalled for nearly five years, charges a new […]

Big Oil Knew. Big Oil Lied. And Planet Earth Got Fried.

Big Oil Knew. Big Oil Lied. And Planet Earth Got Fried.

They knew. They lied. And the planet and its people are now paying the ultimate price. It’s no secret that the fossil fuel industry—the set of companies and corporate interests which profit most from the burning of coal, oil, and gas—have been the largest purveyors and funders of climate change denialism in the world. Now, […]

Revealed: How Big Oil Got Expedited Permitting for Fracking on Public Lands Into the Defense Bill

Revealed: How Big Oil Got Expedited Permitting for Fracking on Public Lands Into the Defense Bill

Published Sunday, December 15, 2014 on DeSmogBlog By Steve Horn   The U.S. Senate has voted 89-11 to approve the Defense Authorization Act of 2015, following the December 4 U.S.House of Representatives’ 300-119 up-vote and now awaits President Barack Obama’s signature. The 1,616-page piece of pork barrel legislationcontains a provision — among other controversial measures — to streamline permitting for hydraulic […]

Introducing “Natural Gas Exports: Washington’s Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat”

Introducing “Natural Gas Exports: Washington’s Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat”

by Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog, Lee Fang, Republic Report The 2014 U.S. congressional mid-term elections are now complete, and the Republican Party controls both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Some have forecasted that this could have catastrophic impacts for progress on climate change and environmental protection in general. But below the radar in Washington DC — […]

Big Gas and Big Solar are Big Friends

Big Gas and Big Solar are Big Friends

Big Solar and Big Gas seem to have formed a rather close and mutually congratulatory relationship.   Big Gas & Big Solar Are Big Friends, + More From Sustainable Energy In America 2013 Factbook Discussion (via Clean Technica) Earlier today, I joined the conference call for the release of the Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook, […]

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