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Lora Shinn: Renewable Energy | The Clean Facts

Wind and solar are powering a clean energy revolution. Here’s what you need to know about renewables and how you can help make an impact at home.

June 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Jayati Ghosh, Debamanyu Das: The Outrageous—and Largely Hidden—$5.9 Trillion Annual Subsidy to the Fossil Fuel Industry That Is Killing Us

Western governments have been heavily subsidizing their own fossil-fuel industries even as they exhort much poorer countries to do more to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

April 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

Bill McKibben: Putin’s Aggression Shows Why Defeating Autocracy Is Key to Combating Climate Crisis

Climate activists have arguably been a little too focused on politics as a source of change, and paid not quite enough attention to the other power center in our civilization: money. Efforts to punish Russia economically for its attack on Ukraine may hold valuable lessons.

April 13, 2022 · 2 Comments

Bill McKibben: To Reduce Putin’s Power, Ditch Oil and Gas

Today, 60% of Russia’s exports are oil and gas. Control of oil and gas supplies is Russia’s main weapon.

March 7, 2022 · 1 Comment

Kenny Stancil: Majority of World’s Oil and Gas Workers Want to Seek Employment in Renewable Energy Industry

A study published earlier this year found that shifting from fossil fuels to renewables would add eight million jobs worldwide, boosting overall employment in the energy sector by more than 40% by 2050.

December 1, 2021 · 2 Comments

Derrick Z. Jackson: ‘Code Red’ for Climate Means Reducing US Oil and Gas Production Now

For all the obvious climate impacts, the United States does not yet seem disturbed enough to demonstrably disrupt our burning of fossil fuels.

October 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: Oil Strike

The fossil fuel industry intends to accelerate production, spending nearly $5 trillion in the next 10 years on developing new reserves. It is committed to ecocide.

October 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

Kieran Cooke: Ireland Spurns Fossil Fuel Investments

Ireland has decided to bring down the curtain on the Age of Coal by ending its fossil fuel investments. DUBLIN, 25 July, 2018 – Other countries talk about it, Ireland … Continue reading

July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michael Schwartz: The Great Game in the Holy Land

How Gazan Natural Gas Became the Epicenter of An International Power Struggle Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

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