- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2016 Contact: Alex Doukas, alex [at] priceofoil [dot] org G7 leaders call for end to fossil fuel subsidies worldwide by 2025 In response to the G7 Leaders’ Declaration released today, where world leaders for the first time established a deadline on their commitment to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, Alex Doukas, Senior...
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- With the climate crisis advancing at an ever-quickening pace, an immediate step toward the solution should be to stop funding fossils. This bill helps to do just that.
- The boss of oil giant Exxon, Rex Tillerson, will be an "oil man" until the day he dies. And on yesterday’s performance at the company’s AGM this old oil dinosaur is not going green anytime soon.
- Today’s ExxonMobil shareholders meeting has been a stark example of Exxon’s continued intransigence when it comes to climate change.
- “Cigarettes are good for you.” The tobacco industry successfully peddled this myth for decades. Today, nobody would believe them, and the boldness of the lie seems staggering in retrospect. But Japan, under the leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seems determined to give the tobacco industry a run for its money with another big lie:...
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- Nearly every week a new record is being broken on climate. And now scientists are predicting that we could heat up the earth by a totally unsustainable 10C if all fossil fuels are burnt.
- Oh dear, BP. Last week was a lesson in how corporate sponsorship of the arts backfires badly.
- Today’s decision does not mean the Kinder Morgan project will be built. The company faces an insurmountable wall of opposition in B.C.
- The fire that the locals call “the beast” is back with a vengeance. Last week, the wildfire that ravaged parts of the tar sands town of Fort McMurray in Alberta seemed to have done its worst. But in recent days it has returned and headed to the tar sands camps north of the town, travelling at around 30-40 metres per second.
- We give a quick overview of the EIA's early release of the AEO 2016, and recommend you take their advice. This is not a forecast.
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