Posts Tagged ‘fuels’

More Than 1,100 Groups Tell Biden: Stop Fossil Fuels Now

Above photo: @photokayne | Eric Kayne/AP Images for Fossil Free Media. The President has broad authority under existing law to stop fossil fuel projects and jumpstart the just transition to clean energy. After his first year in office, President Biden has not lived up to his promise to respond to the climate crisis and has […]

US War Lobby Fuels Conflict In Russia, Ukraine, And Syria

[embedded content] Col. Doug Macgregor, An Ex-Pentagon Advisor, On How The US War Lobby Fuels Conflict From Ukraine To Syria. Washington, DC, He Says, Is “Occupied Territory. It’s Occupied By Corporations, By Lobbies.” Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the […]

US war lobby fuels conflict in Russia, Ukraine, and Syria: ex-Pentagon advisor

Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan; Trump’s failure to act on 2016 campaign anti-interventionist rhetoric, only to surround himself with neocons; and the ongoing, overlooked US military occupation of Syria after the decade-long CIA dirty […]

Biden’s cash fuels DeSantis’ budget wishlist

“I think the most ironic piece about his budget is that the governor wants to take $1.2 billion in American Rescue Plan money and use that for the gas tax break,” state Rep. Anna Eskamani (D-Orlando) told reporters after the budget announcement. “As the governor continually attacks President Biden, the reality is we could not […]

Global Oil CEOs Stress Need for Fossil Fuels Despite Push for Cleaner Energy

HOUSTON—A global energy conference devoted to future technologies and low-carbon strategies kicked off in Houston on Monday with top executives from energy companies affirming the need for more oil for decades to come. The World Petroleum Conference’s four days of discussion started with chief executives from global giants Exxon Mobil Corp., Saudi Aramco, Chevron Corp., […]

Imperialist alliance fuels arms race in Indo-Pacific

At the G7 Summit last June, Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison, representing the U.S., United Kingdom and Australia respectively, met in private talks. The subject was how to contain China and its influence. In September these leaders announced the AUKUS Alliance, a defence agreement between the countries. Australian Prime Minister Morrison described it […]

Illicit small arms trade fuels terrorism: Iran

Illicit small arms trade fuels terrorism: Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday that illicit trade in small arms and light weapons not only exacerbates violence in all its forms, but also fuels crime and terrorism across the world. “We share the concerns about humanitarian, socio-economic and […]

‘We are fighting stupidity’: In Ukraine, anti-vax sentiment fuels COVID crisis

As coronavirus infections hit Ukraine, a single shift for Dr. Oleksandr Molchanov now stretches to 42 hours — 24 of them in Kakhovka’s hospital, followed by another 18 hours spent visiting tents set up to care for 120 COVID-19 patients. While vaccination rates in Eastern Europe have generally lagged, Ukraine has one of the lowest […]

Big Oil Pays $192 Million To Extract Fossil Fuels From The Gulf

Above Photo: An oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico at Port Fourchon in Louisiana. Mark Ralston / AFP via Getty Images. The Biden administration went through with the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history Wednesday. In the controversial sale, major fossil-fuel companies including ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and BP bid a total of $192 million for the rights to drill a stretch of the […]

After COP26, Biden Under Fire For ‘Failing To Act On Fossil Fuels’

Above Photo: U.S. President Joe Biden departs the White House on November 10, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images. “We’re in a five-alarm fire, but Biden refuses to use a firehose.” As climate campaigners worldwide on Saturday slammed the United Nations summit in Scotland and its resulting Glasgow Climate Pact as betrayals of the Global South by […]

Futures Dip as Oil Rally Fuels Inflation Worries

U.S. stock index futures slipped on Monday as surging commodity prices added to inflation worries, which could cloud the earnings season set to start with Wall Street banks later this week. Rising raw material costs, labor shortages, and other supply chain bottlenecks have raised concerns of elevated prices denting corporate profit. U.S. oil rose nearly […]

Harvard To Divest Fossil Fuels, Sets Example For Other Institutions

Above Photo: Joseph Williams/Wikimedia Commons Climate activists are hailing Harvard University’s move to divest from fossil fuels as a profound shift in the status quo and a model for other institutions. The iconic and wealthy university’s decision to go fossil-free comes after years of resisting calls to divest, writes The Washington Post, citing Harvard President Larry S. […]

Fossil fuels must remain in the ground to keep warming below 1.5°C, study says

Global oil and gas production would need to decline by 3% per year in order to limit global warming to 1.5°C, University College London (UCL) researchers said. But current fossil fuel extraction projects are not on target to meet this limit as was set out by the Paris Climate Agreement. Instead, many regions have reached […]

Zuckerberg’s cash fuels GOP suspicion and new election rules

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $400 million to help fund election offices as they scrambled to deal with the coronavirus pandemic late last summer, he said he hoped he would never have to do it again. Republican legislatures are granting him that wish. At least eight GOP-controlled states have passed bans on donations to […]

Global Call On Banks To Stop Financing Fossil Fuels

Above Photo: An oil rig and wind farm in Texas. Aneese / iStock / Getty Images. NOTE: FossilBanks.org is a coalition of groups working to stop banks from investing in fossil fuel infrastructure. They have a sign on global call to action and a campaign of actions focused on the UN COP meeting in Glasgow, […]

Rosanna Arquette: ‘Fossil Fuels Will Kill Off Mankind’

Far-left Hollywood actress Rosanna Arquette declared on twitter that fossil fuels will be the “end of mankind” to her 193k Twitter followers during the Independence Day weekend. “Weep as our world is burning our dependence on Fossil fuels will be the end of mankind,” the Trump hating star said.  “President Biden please stop Line 3 Now […]

Oxford University Has Pledged To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Above photo: Radcliffe Camera library, University of Oxford. SJPrice/Pixabay. Now it Needs to Sever All Ties to the Industry. However impressive Oxford’s environmental credentials may be, it cannot achieve climate justice while retaining its close links with fossil fuel companies, argues Brigitte Wear from the Oxford Climate Justice Campaign. There are signs Oxford University is […]

From tempeh to yoga, pandemic downtime fuels cottage industry boom

Some people got through the long lockdown days by fermenting wild yeast and making sourdough. Ze’ev Fuchs and Shelley Griffel took their leavening in an entirely different direction, with fermented soybean cakes, otherwise known as tempeh. What started out as a desire to learn something new quickly became a new business making the traditional Javanese […]

A tipping point for the defeat of fossil fuels?

As Donald Trump gave in to the demand that the transition process to the Biden years officially begin, the administration and its fossil-fuel allies doubled down on their efforts to implement destructive environmental policies that President Biden might try to reverse. Those initiatives have included a campaign to jump-start oil drilling in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; the approval by the U.S. […]

Trump administration targets banks divesting from fossil fuels in new anti-climate rule

A new proposed regulation that would bar large banks from declining to do business with particular industries or groups of companies was released on Friday by the Treasury Department’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) — a move that could have major implications for a wide array of divestment and boycott campaigns nationwide, […]

The Industrial Age Is Ending, Low-Tech Neo-Feudalism Will Replace It, No Fossil Fuels, No ‘Green’ Energy

Home » Economy, North America, Technology, World » The Industrial Age Is Ending, Low-Tech Neo-Feudalism Will Replace It, No Fossil Fuels, No ‘Green’ Energy     “The process will be uncomfortably sharp and disorientating. The West especially will not know what hit it as it emergently self-reorganizes back into something that resembles the old-time feudalism. […]

What fuels ultra-Orthodox Jews’ unsettling fervor for Donald Trump

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University of Cambridge announces divestment from fossil fuels after five-year student, staff campaign

Image Credit: The Tab In a major break with the energy sector, the University of Cambridge committed to full divestment. The University will cut ties with the fossil fuel industry including BP, Royal Dutch Shell, and other companies in which they invested in for the past 20 years. The University of Cambridge announced it will […]

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands by 2030

Unilever Plc (ULVR.L), one of the world’s major manufacturers of cleaning and laundry products, has recently announced its promise. to accelerate the sustainability of their brands.  According to Reuters, instead of petrochemicals, their products would use constituents created from plants and other biological sources, marine sources such as algae and waste materials. Chemicals in its […]

What fuels Evangelical Christians’ love-hate relationship with Jews

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Trump Touts $12.5B Saudi Arms Sale as US Support for Yemen War Fuels Atrocities

For the second time in as many years, President Donald Trump welcomed Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, second-in-command to one of the world’s most repressive dictators, to the White House. Trump used Tuesday’s visit to tout the$12.5 billion worth of warplanes, missiles, warships and other weapons the Saudi regime has purchased from US corporations […]

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 […]

Accident At Compressor Station Fuels More Pipeline Concerns

Above photo: Opponents of the Atlantic Coast pipeline in Fayetteville, N.C., march in a protest. Photo by Mike Soraghan. 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. Prospect, North Carolina – As reported in the ROBESONIAN, Jennifer Sharpe, a communication […]

Trump happy with S. Korea buying more US arms as he fuels North nuke scare

During his ongoing visit to Seoul on Tuesday, Trump welcomed South Korea’s plans to purchase billions of dollars’ worth of American military hardware. The visiting president said he learned from his aides that the “amount of equipment and things you will be ordering from the United States will substantially increase, and therefore bringing the trade […]

Uncritical Jewish identification with oppressive Israeli policies fuels anti-Semitism — Klug

Yesterday Haaretz ran a piece by Tony Klug warning that “anti-Semitism will rise to sinister heights” if Israel does not end the occupation. The article reiterated ideas that Klug, a special adviser on the Middle East to the Oxford Research Group, had expressed at J Street last March, when he said that the occupation was […]

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