Posts Tagged with "subsidies"

Today Is the Twitter Storm to #EndFossilFuelSubsidies

Monday, June 18, 2012

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Today Is the Twitter Storm to #EndFossilFuelSubsidies

Imagine what the world could do with $1 trillion. How many children that money could feed, how much clean water that money could provide to communities that need it, how many homes it could build for people with no place to live. Instead, the governments of the world are handing $1 trillion to the fossil [...]

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Top 5 Reasons The Obama-GOP Debt Ceiling Agreement Is A Bad Deal For The Environment

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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Top 5 Reasons The Obama-GOP Debt Ceiling Agreement Is A Bad Deal For The Environment

President Obama just signed the debt deal into law. Just in time too — there were about 10 hours to spare before the midnight deadline, after which our government would most likely go into default. As bad as default would have been, the deal doesn’t appear to be a whole lot better. As Andy Kroll [...]

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Big Polluters Lining Up At Renewable Energy Trough

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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Big Polluters Lining Up At Renewable Energy Trough

This post was written by Ananda Lee Tan at GAIA. Between the pollution trading markets and increasing public handouts for bad corporate behavior, U.S. energy corporations have been laughing all the way to the bank. Hence it comes as no surprise that some of the most polluting and risky power companies have banded together, once [...]

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Chevron CEO John Watson Must Have Some Tasty Shoes

Monday, June 27, 2011

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Chevron CEO John Watson Must Have Some Tasty Shoes

I’m sure a guy who makes $14 million a year can afford some pretty fancy and stylish shoes. But who would have thought they’d actually taste good, too? And yet they must, because Chevron CEO John Watson sure spends a lot of time with his foot in his mouth. First there was Watson’s incredibly out [...]

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Lieberman-Warner Bill: Dirty energy in the name of climate protection

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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(This is a guest essay from our ally Cascadia Brian with Rising Tide North America) On the surface, broad-based solutions to global warming appear to be emerging in Congress. But with even a meager scrubbing of the surface, Senators Lieberman and Warner’s “Climate Security Act” (S. 2191) – which is scheduled to be debated on [...]

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Public Interest Groups Oppose Carbon Capture Scam

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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In conjunction with the international release of a report by Greenpeace today – that identifies the ridiculous risk, uncertainty and cost associated with industry-driven plans for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), Public interest groups (from across the country) sent the following letter to Congress, demanding that taxpayer subsidies be disallowed CCS, and that safe, affordable and [...]

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