- Later today the U.S. District Court in Columbia is expected to decide whether construction of the highly controversial North Dakota Access Pipeline can continue.
- Standard Oil has long since been broken up yet the subsidy designed to do so has only grown over its 100-year lifespan in terms of total value to the industry.
- Activists from Black Lives Matter have shut down London’s City airport this morning in a protest about environmental racism and climate change and to protest against the UK's environmental impact on black people.
- The contrast could not have been greater. Over the weekend, speaking on the eve of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, history was made as President Obama and Chinese President, Xi Jinping, announced that the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases would formally ratify the Paris agreement on climate change.
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2016 Contact: Alex Doukas, alex [at] priceofoil [dot] org G20 leaders fail to act on fossil fuel subsidies, undermining Paris climate goals In response to the statements on fossil fuel subsidies in the G20 Leaders’ Communique, which fail to establish a deadline for the phase out of subsidies, Oil Change International has...
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- Today, G20 leaders in China again failed to set a deadline to end fossil fuel subsidies, seven years after they first committed to ending them. Even as G20 governments move to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, they’re adding fuel to the fire by dumping $444 billion of our money into polluting fossil fuel companies every year, undermining the spirit...
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- Unless and until the U.S. Chamber of Commerce puts forth a serious alternative solution to the climate crisis, we humbly suggest you treat their report as seriously as the U.S. Chamber treats climate science itself.
- The electric vehicle revolution is happening - and may account for 25 per cent of the global vehicle fleet by 2040.
- Yesterday, news broke that the Colorado ballot initiatives on fracking failed. But that's only half the story – the other half is the multi-million dollar industry campaign meant to silence our people-powered movement.
- New concerns have been raised over the ecological impact of in-situ tar sands mining after research was published yesterday revealing that high pressure steaming can discharge pollutants into the environment
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