Building on the local climate change divestment movement, the City Council of Providence, Rhode Island, voted 11-1 June 20 to pull its investments from fossil fuels.
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The world’s air has reached what scientists call a troubling new milestone for carbon dioxide, the main global warming pollutant. Monitoring stations across the Arctic this spring are measuring more than 400 parts per million of the heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere. The number isn’t quite a surprise, because it’s been rising at an accelerating
The event will bring community partners and individuals together for an evening of food and good conversation about what New Haven is doing to move away from fossil fuels and what the New Haven community will look like when this transition has been made.
WASHINGTON – May 5 – By a vote of 241-171, the House of Representatives today blocked the repeal of just one of the many taxpayer-funded subsidies that benefit big oil companies. House Republicans voted in lockstep, joined by seven Democrats, to protect the Section 199 domestic manufacturing tax credit, a multibillion-dollar giveaway for the five
Everyone knows that the nation’s fossil-fuel outlook is bleak. It’s time to face the grim reality that we’ve nearly exhausted our energy supplies. So why is the United States exporting coal and natural gas? It’s doing so because everyone is wrong. America’s fossil-fuel base is vast, and energy professionals — unlike lazy reporters, oblivious talking