“Our movement has real power because it is based on people, and nothing about last night changes that.”
We’ve long known that the oil and gas industry was buying politicians. The latest expose from the New York Times confirms it once again, and this time it is frackers in the lead.
The unimaginable happened last night in Alberta, Canada’s oil patch province. After decades of conservative rule, the left leaning New Democratic Party (NDP) swept the election, winning a decisive majority government. I think I speak for most Canadians when I say that if you had suggested that this was a possibility a year ago, or even … Read More
Wonder why Keystone XL is the #1 priority for the new congress? You’re not alone. The answer is money. Read our in-depth analysis.
Public support for fossil fuel exploration in rich countries is nearly triple the amount pledged to the Green Climate Fund.
G20 countries are estimated to be spending $88 billion every year subsidising exploration for fossil fuels. This new report documents, for the first time, the scale and structure of fossil fuel exploration subsidies in the G20 countries.
In todays House Keystone XL vote, those in support took in a combined $56 million from fossil fuel interests, $36 million from oil industry interests alone.