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Summer Driving Season, Reconsidered.

We Need to Keep Fossil Fuels Buried in the Paleozoic Ground.

 Memorial Day Weekend, otherwise known as the start of the Summer Driving Season, commodity speculators and fossil fuel industry executives will be eager to see how prepared drivers will be to incinerate the oil and gas inventory currently flooding world markets – courtesy of, for the time being, Saudi Arabia and intensive US hydraulic fracturing. 568 more words

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Guardian Sets Crude Example

Saudi Arabia have come out in support of the Guardian’s campaign to keep fossil fuels in the ground:

Saudis join Guardian campaign to #keepitintheground @

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Guido Fawkes

Fossil Free RMIT: An introduction

If you have shares or superannuation, or if you go to uni, you’re part of a lucky few. You have the power to vote with your feet, to influence where your money goes and what kinds of energy it funds. 467 more words

Writing

Raise The Heat At Coburg CommBank to #savethereef


Our friends at 350.org are engaged in a divestment campaign to move money out of the big banks that are financing fossil fuel industry. The Commonwealth Bank is preparing to finance and provide loan guarantees to the Indian company Adani to develop the Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. 946 more words

Campaigns

John joins Edinburgh students' climate protest

John has praised student climate activists who have occupied an Edinburgh University finance office over the University’s decision to continue investing in the coal and tar sands industries. 534 more words

News

Guardian Coy on Coal Cash

Alan Rusbridger is very coy about whether the Guardian makes money from fossil fuel companies, despite campaigning for the Wellcome Trust and Gates Foundation to… 92 more words

Guido Fawkes

Becoming political on Facebook

I rarely post anything controversial on Facebook, or share my opinion on political matters over the medium, e.g. policy, morals, discrimination, sexism etc. – not that I do not have a strong opinion on them, but these things and their comment sections tend to get ugly really fast. 563 more words

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