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The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.

The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.
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CalPERS says it needs to hold onto billions in fossil fuel shares in order to push polluters in the right direction – but a new report details a pattern of voting against climate proposals.

CalPERS says it needs to hold onto billions in fossil fuel shares in order to push polluters in the right direction – but a new report details a pattern of voting against climate proposals.
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An environmental engineer and long-time Gulf Coast resident warns that increasing liquified natural gas exports "sows environmental destruction, benefits our adversaries, and pads the pockets of executives to the detriment of the average consumer."

An environmental engineer and long-time Gulf Coast resident warns that increasing liquified natural gas exports "sows environmental destruction, benefits our adversaries, and pads the pockets of executives to the detriment of the average consumer."
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COP26 misinformation spike prompts call to rein in social media accounts that promote “delayism” and “junk science”.

COP26 misinformation spike prompts call to rein in social media accounts that promote “delayism” and “junk science”.
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The oil and gas industry’s expansion strategy is now being marketed in the language of Indigenous empowerment and net-zero climate action.
The oil and gas industry’s expansion strategy is now being marketed in the language of Indigenous empowerment and net-zero climate action.
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From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
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An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.
An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.
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An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.
An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.

The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.

The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.
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CalPERS says it needs to hold onto billions in fossil fuel shares in order to push polluters in the right direction – but a new report details a pattern of voting against climate proposals.

CalPERS says it needs to hold onto billions in fossil fuel shares in order to push polluters in the right direction – but a new report details a pattern of voting against climate proposals.
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An environmental engineer and long-time Gulf Coast resident warns that increasing liquified natural gas exports "sows environmental destruction, benefits our adversaries, and pads the pockets of executives to the detriment of the average consumer."

An environmental engineer and long-time Gulf Coast resident warns that increasing liquified natural gas exports "sows environmental destruction, benefits our adversaries, and pads the pockets of executives to the detriment of the average consumer."
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COP26 misinformation spike prompts call to rein in social media accounts that promote “delayism” and “junk science”.

COP26 misinformation spike prompts call to rein in social media accounts that promote “delayism” and “junk science”.
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For over a century, this region has powered the country’s growth with coal, gas, and oil. But its communities have not seen the prosperity and health the fossil fuel industry continues to promise them.

For over a century, this region has powered the country’s growth with coal, gas, and oil. But its communities have not seen the prosperity and health the fossil fuel industry continues to promise them.
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The oil and gas industry’s expansion strategy is now being marketed in the language of Indigenous empowerment and net-zero climate action.
The oil and gas industry’s expansion strategy is now being marketed in the language of Indigenous empowerment and net-zero climate action.
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From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
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An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.
An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.
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An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.
An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.
Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
Residences near where Formosa plans to build a sprawling petrochemical complex were severely impacted by winds from Ida, fueled by the Gulf’s unusually warm waters.
Residences near where Formosa plans to build a sprawling petrochemical complex were severely impacted by winds from Ida, fueled by the Gulf’s unusually warm waters.
Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.
Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.

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