Sharon Kelly

About

Sharon Kelly is an attorney and freelance writer based in Philadelphia. She has reported for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Nation, National Wildlife, Earth Island Journal, and a variety of other publications. Prior to beginning freelance writing, she worked as a law clerk for the ACLU of Delaware.

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An InfluenceMap report finds the major business trade association is lobbying against measures backed by some of its own members like investors and big banks that have called for uniform SEC rules on climate and environment.

An InfluenceMap report finds the major business trade association is lobbying against measures backed by some of its own members like investors and big banks that have called for uniform SEC rules on climate and environment.
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Since 1985, streams and rivers have repeatedly suffered “acute” levels of toxic chemicals in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, despite U.S. efforts to paint a rosy environmental image abroad.

Since 1985, streams and rivers have repeatedly suffered “acute” levels of toxic chemicals in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, despite U.S. efforts to paint a rosy environmental image abroad.
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Didn’t have a chance to watch the all-day Congressional hearings on climate change and oil industry disinformation this week? We’ve collected video clips with some of the day’s most interesting moments.

Didn’t have a chance to watch the all-day Congressional hearings on climate change and oil industry disinformation this week? We’ve collected video clips with some of the day’s most interesting moments.
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A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.

A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.
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Investigation surrounding sulfur dioxide pollution from a Port Arthur, Texas, plant owned by the “other” Koch brother offers a test of the Biden administration’s environmental justice commitments.

Investigation surrounding sulfur dioxide pollution from a Port Arthur, Texas, plant owned by the “other” Koch brother offers a test of the Biden administration’s environmental justice commitments.
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After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.

After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.
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An ultra-deepwater drill ship, damaged by Hurricane Ida, has lost a massive piece of equipment somewhere over a subsea maze of oil and gas pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico.

An ultra-deepwater drill ship, damaged by Hurricane Ida, has lost a massive piece of equipment somewhere over a subsea maze of oil and gas pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico.
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U.S. Coast Guard has dispatched cutter to “determine whether crew is in immediate danger.”

U.S. Coast Guard has dispatched cutter to “determine whether crew is in immediate danger.”
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If built, the plastics plant would pump air pollutants into surrounding communities and contribute more to climate change than three coal power plants. Corps announcement deals significant blow to project's backers.

If built, the plastics plant would pump air pollutants into surrounding communities and contribute more to climate change than three coal power plants. Corps announcement deals significant blow to project's backers.
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ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute were top spenders in a $9.6 million election-year fossil fuel marketing blitz targeting U.S. Facebook users.

ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute were top spenders in a $9.6 million election-year fossil fuel marketing blitz targeting U.S. Facebook users.
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An InfluenceMap report finds the major business trade association is lobbying against measures backed by some of its own members like investors and big banks that have called for uniform SEC rules on climate and environment.

An InfluenceMap report finds the major business trade association is lobbying against measures backed by some of its own members like investors and big banks that have called for uniform SEC rules on climate and environment.
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Since 1985, streams and rivers have repeatedly suffered “acute” levels of toxic chemicals in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, despite U.S. efforts to paint a rosy environmental image abroad.

Since 1985, streams and rivers have repeatedly suffered “acute” levels of toxic chemicals in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, despite U.S. efforts to paint a rosy environmental image abroad.
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Didn’t have a chance to watch the all-day Congressional hearings on climate change and oil industry disinformation this week? We’ve collected video clips with some of the day’s most interesting moments.

Didn’t have a chance to watch the all-day Congressional hearings on climate change and oil industry disinformation this week? We’ve collected video clips with some of the day’s most interesting moments.
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A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.

A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.
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Investigation surrounding sulfur dioxide pollution from a Port Arthur, Texas, plant owned by the “other” Koch brother offers a test of the Biden administration’s environmental justice commitments.

Investigation surrounding sulfur dioxide pollution from a Port Arthur, Texas, plant owned by the “other” Koch brother offers a test of the Biden administration’s environmental justice commitments.
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After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.

After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.
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An ultra-deepwater drill ship, damaged by Hurricane Ida, has lost a massive piece of equipment somewhere over a subsea maze of oil and gas pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico.

An ultra-deepwater drill ship, damaged by Hurricane Ida, has lost a massive piece of equipment somewhere over a subsea maze of oil and gas pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico.
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U.S. Coast Guard has dispatched cutter to “determine whether crew is in immediate danger.”

U.S. Coast Guard has dispatched cutter to “determine whether crew is in immediate danger.”
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If built, the plastics plant would pump air pollutants into surrounding communities and contribute more to climate change than three coal power plants. Corps announcement deals significant blow to project's backers.

If built, the plastics plant would pump air pollutants into surrounding communities and contribute more to climate change than three coal power plants. Corps announcement deals significant blow to project's backers.
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ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute were top spenders in a $9.6 million election-year fossil fuel marketing blitz targeting U.S. Facebook users.

ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute were top spenders in a $9.6 million election-year fossil fuel marketing blitz targeting U.S. Facebook users.