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BP Worries a Green Coronavirus Recovery Could Kill Its Business

Oil giants are coming to terms with their impending doom. That’s especially true these days for BP, the London-based multinational fossil fuel corporation most notorious for causing the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The company announced Monday it’s writing down up to $17.5 billion on its assets in the second…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Clear Skies Are a Cover-Up for India’s Fossil Fuel Expansion

With blue skies in Delhi and the Himalayas peeking out of Punjab’s smog, you’d be forgiven for thinking covid-19 has inadvertently cleaned up pollution-choked parts of India, the world’s third largest emitter and home to its most polluted cities. Instead, in the months leading up to India’s lockdown, Prime Minister…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trump Admin Set to Announce Bullshit Plan to Build Dirtier Cars That Cost More to Drive

Donald Trump’s administration is set to gut Barack Obama-era fuel efficiency standards on Tuesday, the New York Times reported, in a huge middle finger to anyone who cares about the environment and likely the White House’s biggest backtrack in federal climate policy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trump Admin Set to Announce Bullshit Plan to Build Dirtier Cars That Cost More to Drive

Donald Trump’s administration is set to gut Barack Obama-era fuel efficiency standards on Tuesday, the New York Times reported, in a huge middle finger to anyone who cares about the environment and likely the White House’s biggest backtrack in federal climate policy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Exxon Isn’t the Only Fossil Fuel Giant Getting Its Ass Sued

The New York Attorney General’s office has been pursuing Exxon for years for everything from climate denial to fraud. The oil company that made billions while funding climate denial has tried to avoid ending up in court. But despite its best efforts, Exxon went on trial in a New York courtroom on Tuesday over claims…Read […]

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Exxon Isn’t the Only Fossil Fuel Giant Getting Its Ass Sued

The New York Attorney General’s office has been pursuing Exxon for years for everything from climate denial to fraud. The oil company that made billions while funding climate denial has tried to avoid ending up in court. But despite its best efforts, Exxon went on trial in a New York courtroom on Tuesday over claims…Read […]

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This Is What Trump’s Fuel Economy Rollback Means for the Climate

After hinting that it would roll back clean vehicle regulations last month, the Trump administration made it official on Thursday. It announced it would be putting Obama-era fuel-efficiency standards on hold and moving to replace them with watered-down regulations. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Thousands of Idled, Dirty Railroad Cars Are Littering the American Landscape

On an overcast day at the end of October, about 25 tanker railcars rolled through the small town of North Creek, New York, north of Saratoga Springs. They were heading for Minerva in Essex county to join a couple of dozen other railcars parked earlier in the month on a 30-mile stretch of track that […]

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