Posts

EU Lawmakers: Fossil Fuels Have No Place In EU Recovery Fund

If you’re just tuning into 2020, the short summary is a nasty little virus spread across the world, killed 1.1 million people (probably considerably more, actually), and led to economic shutdowns that threw an enormous amount of hurt on societies across the globe

CleanTechnica

Democrats Mock the GOP for Denying Climate Science, But They are Still Addicted to Fossil Fuel Funders

The recent chorus of Democratic Party leaders lining up to denounce President Donald Trump’s climate science denial is deafening. As the West Coast of the United States burns relentlessly, taking …

gulf fracking – Read More…

BP Withdraws From Three Fossil Fuel Industry Trade Groups

BP carbon emissions planBP says it is ending its association with three oil trade groups over disagreements about climate change policies.

CleanTechnica

UK Fossil Vehicle Sales Tumble By 18% As EVs Triple To 6% Market Share

UK combustion vehicle sales fell 18% year on year in January as plug-in electric vehicles took almost 6% of the market, up from 2.2% a year ago. Diesel sales were hit particularly hard, selling 36% less volume than January 2019. Will the UK government’s recent target of phasing out combustion vehicles by 2035 be overtaken by consumer preferences

CleanTechnica

Sweden Takes Another Step Toward Freedom From Fossil Fuels

Gasoline and diesel vehicle bans became all the rage for a while a few years ago. One country after another announced plans or potential plans to stop selling fossil fuel vehicles by a certain year — 2030, 2040,

CleanTechnica

FERC Sides With Fossil Fuels In Forcing Renewables To Match Prices

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a directive just a few days before Christmas which will require PJM Interconnection to raise prices of wind and solar power to be in line with the cost of fossil fuels

CleanTechnica

‘Blowout’: In her new book, Rachel Maddow takes a hard look at the fossil fuel industry

Indeed, the subtitle of her new book is “Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,” and the book’s cover depicts the Statue of Liberty covered in …

gulf fracking – Read More…

Google & Facebook Profit From Fossil Fuel Advertising

Google and Facebook have been vital tools in enabling fossil fuel companies to pedal their often misleading agenda related to climate change developments. If the price is right, it appears that these Internet companies have no issue backtracking on their green initiatives and advertising policies

CleanTechnica

Carbon emissions rise at fastest rate since 2011, as extreme weather drives up fossil fuel use – The Independent

  1. Carbon emissions rise at fastest rate since 2011, as extreme weather drives up fossil fuel use  The Independent
  2. Extreme Weather Could Send Global Energy Demand To Record High  Yahoo Finance
  3. Extreme weather sends energy demand growth to 9-year high  Financial Times
  4. Extreme weather drove spike in energy demand and emissions: BP  Aljazeera.com
  5. Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011  The Guardian
  6. View full coverage on Read More…
“extreme weather” – Read More…

Large Swaths Of Incoming Solar & Onshore Wind Are Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

A new report published this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency has found that 77% of onshore wind projects and 83% of utility-scale solar PV projects set to be commissioned in 2020 will be cheaper than the lowest fossil fuel-fired generation prices. 

CleanTechnica