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Big Oil's last hurrah

Many motorists choose their gas pump visits to match the small dips that occur in the day-to-day pricing of gasoline. I call tbis a “mug’s game.” It’s a term my old boss, John Bassett of the… 737 more words


Indigenous rights "serious obstacle" to Kinder Morgan pipeline, report says

Pipeline company downplaying major legal and financial risks of crossing unceded First Nations territory in British Columbia

The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sand crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will be doomed by the rising power of Indigenous land rights. 797 more words


Change Your Banking Behavior: Move Your ASS-ets

When we first moved to Rockland County in 1969, we became satisfied customers of Empire Trust, whose main branch was in Middletown, NY. Who knew it had already merged with Bank of New York in 1966? 424 more words

Three reasons for optimism about climate change -- The Mountain Town News

From The Mountain Town News (Allen Best):

Despite Trump, train has already left the station, says former Obama aide

U.S. President Donald Trump has initiated steps to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement and end the Clean Power Plan.

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Climate Change

More science needed to assess the safe treatment of oil and gas operations produced water #KeepItInTheGround

From The Greeley Tribune (Nikki Work):

The U.S. produces about 900 billion gallons of wastewater per year from oil and gas development, such as hydraulic fracturing.

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Colorado Water

@SenBennetCO Leads Effort to Standardize the Cost of Climate Pollution #ActOnClimate

Here’s the release from Senator Bennet’s office:

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today led 11 colleagues in introducing the Pollution Transparency Act to standardize the metric used by federal agencies to measure the cost of climate pollution.

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Climate Change

Kill the Funding, Kill the Pipeline, Divest the Globe by Matt Remle

Corporations and banks will not move on from the fossil fuel era because of our compelling moral and ecological arguments about why they should. So we are learning to speak their language. 819 more words

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