Posts Tagged ‘fossil’

Big Oil Is Set To Spend $5 Trillion On Fossil Fuels We Can’t Afford To Burn

Our analysis found that all production from new oil and gas fields – beyond those already in production or development – is incompatible with reaching the world’s climate goals. Yet the oil and gas industry is set to spend $4.9 trillion (yes, trillion) over the next ten years on exploration and extraction in new fields. That’s an eye-watering […]

Oil is Not a ‘Fossil’ Fuel – Origins of Oil

Oil is Not a ‘Fossil’ Fuel – Origins of Oil Related Posts Hidden in Plain Sight: The Shocking Origins of the Jeffrey Epstein Case Despite his “sweetheart” deal and having seemingly evaded justice, billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was The origins of Israeli racism lie in our hyper-militarized society Israel was established and […]

U.S. Banks Dominate Fossil Fuel Funding

U.S. Banks Dominate Fossil Fuel Funding Above Photo: Eric McGregor New York, NY – Local climate activists participated in the global launch of the Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card on March 20, 2019 at the global headquarters of JP Morgan Chase in New York. See report at: ran.org/reportcard Local climate activists participated in the global launch […]

‘Living fossil from the early universe’: Hubble spots new galactic neighbor (PHOTO)

While analyzing stars in cluster NGC 6752, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope encountered a tiny and faint spherical dwarf galaxy 30 million light-years away which they have nicknamed Bedin 1. At roughly a thousand times dimmer than the Milky Way, Bedin 1 is one of the most ancient parts of the known universe […]

Industrial Agriculture, An Extraction Industry Like Fossil Fuels, A Growing Driver Of Climate Change

Industrial Agriculture, An Extraction Industry Like Fossil Fuels, A Growing Driver Of Climate Change Above Photo: Illustration based on photo by Christian Ender via Getty Images. On his farm in southwestern Iowa, Seth Watkins plants several different crops and raises cattle. He controls erosion and water pollution by leaving some land permanently covered in native grass. […]

At Last, Divestment Is Hitting The Fossil Fuel Industry Where It Hurts

At Last, Divestment Is Hitting The Fossil Fuel Industry Where It Hurts Above: Divest UW Overpass Light Brigade by Joe Brusky Trillions of dollars of investments are being taken out of carbon-intensive companies. Governments must now take notice I remember well the first institution to announce it was divesting from fossil fuel. It was 2012 […]

Fossil Fuels On Trial: Where The Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

Fossil Fuels On Trial: Where The Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today Above Photo: Richmond, California, home to a Chevron refinery near San Francisco Bay, is one of several cities suing fossil fuel companies over climate change. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Some of the biggest oil and gas companies are embroiled in legal disputes with […]

The Global Fossil Fuel Divestment And Clean Energy Investment Movement

The Global Fossil Fuel Divestment And Clean Energy Investment Movement Above Photo: Georgetown Voice/Flickr Since its launch by students as a moral call to climate action in 2011, the fossil fuel divestment campaign has become a mainstream financial movement mobilizing trillions of dollars in support of the clean energy transition. Commitments to divest continue to grow […]

We Can No Longer Afford A Fossil Fuel Economy

We Can No Longer Afford A Fossil Fuel Economy Above: #WeRiseForClimate protest in San Francisco, September 8, 2018 from 350.org flickr. The Global #RiseForClimate actions are just one example of many that the climate justice movement is building the power needed to transform the economy and put in place policies to confront climate change.  The […]

The Big Picture – Free Speech in Social Media? & Fossil Fuels vs. Renewables

The Big Picture – Free Speech in Social Media? & Fossil Fuels vs. Renewables By The Big Pictureyoutube.com Holland Cooke speaks with Attorney Rahul Manchanda about just how Free our speech is online, then a discussion with Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University about climate change and the costs of […]

Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Climate activists across the globe celebrated Thursday after the lower house of the Irish legislature passed a divestment bill with support from all parties, effectively ensuring that Ireland will become the first nation in the world to fully divest public money from the fossil fuel industry. Celebrations outside Leinster House as the Dáil says Yes to […]

Some Rare Good Climate News: The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Weaker Than Ever

From Wall Street to the pope, many increasingly see fossil fuels as anything but a sure bet. That gives us reason to hope Source Article from https://popularresistance.org/some-rare-good-climate-news-the-fossil-fuel-industry-is-weaker-than-ever/ Related Posts Scientist Explains How Cow’s Milk Leeches Calcium From Your Bones & Makes Them Weaker Herd immunity is a largely theoretical concept, yet for decades, it has […]

Report: G20 Countries Set To Invest Over $1.6 Trillion In ‘Fossil Gas,’ Jeopardizing Paris Climate Goals

Report: G20 Countries Set To Invest Over $1.6 Trillion In ‘Fossil Gas,’ Jeopardizing Paris Climate Goals Above Photo: daitoZen/Flickr Report: G20 countries set to invest over $1.6 trillion in ‘fossil gas,’ jeopardizing Paris climate goals New analysis finds G20 countries are investing heavily in fossil gas in direct contradiction with Paris Agreement goals they have agreed […]

The True Cost of the Fossil Fuel System Is Massive and Obscured

The prevailing opinion among today’s political and economic elites is that economic globalisation is in some sense inevitable, perhaps even the summit of human achievement. The oft-repeated mantra is that ‘there is no alternative’ and we should adapt to it as best we can. Rather than being inevitable, economic globalisation is, in fact, the result […]

Are Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns Working?

Are Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns Working? Above Photo: Students and alumni at Tufts University protest near the Tufts University presidents office in Medford, Mass. on April 22, 2015, and began a sit-in that they said would continue until the administration commits to fossil fuel divestment. (Photo: David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe via Getty Images) […]

How Activists Won Divestment from Fossil Fuels in New York City

How Activists Won Divestment from Fossil Fuels in New York City This campaign was years in the making, but Donald Trump’s election and the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord spurred the local activism that led to this important victory. After five years of tireless organizing, the movement to divest NYC public worker pension funds […]

How General Electric Gambled on Fossil Fuel Power, and Lost

How General Electric Gambled on Fossil Fuel Power, and Lost February 22nd, 2018 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Via: Reuters: Rather than rising, GE Power’s profit fell 45 percent last year, forcing GE to slash its overall profit outlook […]

National Monuments Under Attack — Big Win for Fossil Fuel Industry

December 16th, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World “The President Stole Your Land. In an illegal move, the president just reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. This is the largest elimination of protected land in American history.” ~ Patagonia Inc. Now more than ever, we need to protect […]

Fracked Off. Fossil Fuel Fight Continues

Above Photo: From nativedailynetwork.com Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. Fracked Gas. You might think it was laughing gas considering the way the political and business interests rub their hands and celebrate its use. We see […]

Fossil Fuel Allies Are Tearing Apart Ohio’s Embrace Of Clean Energy

Above Photo: Flickr/ Steve Smith Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. With scare studies, policy drafts and political donations, industry groups turned Ohio lawmakers against policies they once overwhelmingly supported. This story was also published in […]

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