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Trouble in Alaska? Massive oil pipeline is threatened by thawing permafrost

The slope of permafrost where an 810-foot section of the pipeline is secured has started to shift as it thaws, causing braces holding up the…

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Five Asian countries account for 80% of new coal power investment

China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam plan to build more than 600 coal power units Five Asian countries are jeopardising global climate ambitions by investing…

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We Now Know How Exxon Secretly Fights Crackdowns on Plastic Pollution

A senior Exxon lobbyist was caught on tape admitting that the company has been running a behind-the-scenes campaign to combat regulation on plastics and PFAS,…

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Climate scientists take swipe at Exxon Mobil, industry in leaked report

A recently leaked draft report written by some of the world’s top climate scientists blamed disinformation and lobbying campaigns — including by Exxon Mobil —…

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OPEC+ could add 2 million bpd oil to market by December: Report

Monthly increases would amount to less than 0.5 million barrels per day, a source told Reuters news agency. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/7/1/opec-could-add-2m-bpd-of-oil-to-market-by-december-report Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Biden suspends oil-drilling leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Republicans and the energy industry have long sought to open the remote area, as Democrats, environmental groups and some Alaska tribes have worked to keep…

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The New Arctic Oil Bonanza Is a Nightmare

Russia’s national oil company has begun construction on a massive project in the Arctic that officials say will produce 25 million tons of oil each…

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Biden administration backs Trump-era Alaska oil drilling plans

The Biden administration on Wednesday defended in the U.S. District Court for Alaska a massive ConocoPhillips oil and gas project approved during the Trump-era, per…

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Bad day for Big Oil: Climate activists score big wins against Exxon and Shell

“Today was a stark warning for Big Oil,” said Bess Joffe, of the Church Commissioners for England, with executives “being held to account by investors…

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Shareholders Tell Exxon to Suck It

History was made at ExxonMobil’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday when investors essentially staged a coup, voting to oust at least two members of the board…

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States threaten to pull assets from banks that drop coal

More than a dozen Republican state treasurers are threatening to pull assets from large financial institutions if they agree to decarbonize their lending and investment…

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California to stop issuing fracking permits by 2024

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) directed the state to  stop issuing new fracking permits by January 2024. Source: https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/550041-california-to-stop-issuing-fracking-permits-by-2024 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Coalition of over 280 businesses issue rare public call for 50% U.S. emissions cuts by 2030

In the run-up to the White House’s virtual climate summit on April 22-23, environmental groups and now major corporations are presenting a united front in…

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Racist

There’s a scientific consensus that coal, oil, and gas are frying the planet and will have to be phased out completely to secure a livable…

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The Myth of ‘Clean Coal’ Might Finally Die

As coal goes down the drain, so, too, are inefficient programs to prop it up. News spread this week that the investigative arm of Congress,…

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Oil prices are surging: Here’s why not everyone is cheering

Crude has climbed by 75 percent since November as vaccinations raise hopes of a swift economic rebound. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/3/11/bb-oil-prices-are-surging-heres-why-not-everyone-is-cheering Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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California City Becomes First in the U.S. to Ban New Gas Stations

Officials from Petaluma, California have decided their city has enough places to fill up gas-powered cars. Last week, the local city council unanimously voted to ban new…

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Sea turtles affected in Israeli oil spill given surprise cure: mayo

Israel’s Nature and Parks Authority has called an oil spill on 120 miles of the country’s Mediterranean coast line one of the country’s worst ecological…

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Planning 500,000 charging points for EVs by 2025, Shell becomes the latest company swept up in EV charging boom

Shell’s plan to roll out 500,000 electric charging station in just four years is the latest sign of an EV charging infrastructure boom that has…

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How a Coal Mine in Montana Could Screw the Navajo Nation

The overwhelming economic consensus is that coal is out, renewables are in. Yet one company, associated with the Navajo Nation, doesn’t seem to have gotten…

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Big Oil’s Lies Are Finally Getting the Public Scrutiny They Deserve on Social Media

After the Capitol was overrun by insurrectionists, Chevron sent out a tweet calling for a “peaceful transition of the U.S. government.” Brand tweets are always…

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Federal court strikes down Trump’s coal-friendly EPA climate rules

A federal appeals court has struck down the Trump administration’s plan to relax restrictions on power plant greenhouse emissions. A US court of appeals said…

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