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Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.
The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.
Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
CalPERS and CalSTRS, which oppose fossil fuel divestment legislation, have “wildly exaggerated” divestment costs, according to Fossil Free California’s latest report.
CalPERS and CalSTRS, which oppose fossil fuel divestment legislation, have “wildly exaggerated” divestment costs, according to Fossil Free California’s latest report.
There are clear connections between the fossil fuel industries and the politicians who are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy – and it's a dangerous shift, argues an international studies professor in her new book.
There are clear connections between the fossil fuel industries and the politicians who are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy – and it's a dangerous shift, argues an international studies professor in her new book.
Pouring money into dirty energy not only contradicts scientific consensus, the lawmakers wrote, "it also harms communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and threatens financial stability at large."
Pouring money into dirty energy not only contradicts scientific consensus, the lawmakers wrote, "it also harms communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and threatens financial stability at large."
New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.
New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.
Boris Johnson and Gautam Adani also met last year ahead of the COP26 climate summit, at which the UK pushed for a global phase-out of coal-fired power.
Boris Johnson and Gautam Adani also met last year ahead of the COP26 climate summit, at which the UK pushed for a global phase-out of coal-fired power.
A new study shows neighborhoods targeted by racist mortgage lending practices during the Jim Crow era wound up with twice as many oil and gas wells.
A new study shows neighborhoods targeted by racist mortgage lending practices during the Jim Crow era wound up with twice as many oil and gas wells.
A program touted as reducing oil and gas emissions is instead funding the Canadian Energy Centre's goals to increase fossil fuel production.
A program touted as reducing oil and gas emissions is instead funding the Canadian Energy Centre's goals to increase fossil fuel production.

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Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.

Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
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The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.

The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.
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Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.

Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
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CalPERS and CalSTRS, which oppose fossil fuel divestment legislation, have “wildly exaggerated” divestment costs, according to Fossil Free California’s latest report.

CalPERS and CalSTRS, which oppose fossil fuel divestment legislation, have “wildly exaggerated” divestment costs, according to Fossil Free California’s latest report.
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There are clear connections between the fossil fuel industries and the politicians who are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy – and it's a dangerous shift, argues an international studies professor in her new book.

There are clear connections between the fossil fuel industries and the politicians who are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy – and it's a dangerous shift, argues an international studies professor in her new book.
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Pouring money into dirty energy not only contradicts scientific consensus, the lawmakers wrote, "it also harms communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and threatens financial stability at large."

Pouring money into dirty energy not only contradicts scientific consensus, the lawmakers wrote, "it also harms communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and threatens financial stability at large."
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New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.

New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.
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Boris Johnson and Gautam Adani also met last year ahead of the COP26 climate summit, at which the UK pushed for a global phase-out of coal-fired power.

Boris Johnson and Gautam Adani also met last year ahead of the COP26 climate summit, at which the UK pushed for a global phase-out of coal-fired power.
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A new study shows neighborhoods targeted by racist mortgage lending practices during the Jim Crow era wound up with twice as many oil and gas wells.

A new study shows neighborhoods targeted by racist mortgage lending practices during the Jim Crow era wound up with twice as many oil and gas wells.
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A program touted as reducing oil and gas emissions is instead funding the Canadian Energy Centre's goals to increase fossil fuel production.

A program touted as reducing oil and gas emissions is instead funding the Canadian Energy Centre's goals to increase fossil fuel production.