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Reports Of Fossil Fuels’ Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Great efforts are underway to decarbonize the global economy. It’s not just that Western political leaders pledge commitments to net-zero emissions by 2050 or shortly thereafter. Corporations are also investing in a green-energy future as if a carbon-free world is…

Even without new fossil fuel projects, global warming will still exceed 1.5℃. But renewables might make it possible – The Conversation AU

The International Energy Agency (IEA) last month made global headlines when it declared there is no room for new fossil fuel investment if we’re to avoid catastrophic climate change. However, our new research suggests the horse may have already bolted….

Bankers, Insurers, And Activists Assaulting Our Freedoms

Oil giant ExxonMobil’s 12-member board of directors reportedly has two new members who are climate activists backed by investor “Engine 1.” Under the headline, “Shareholders tell Exxon to eat sh*t,” G/O Media and Earther “reporter” Molly Taft gleefully ends paragraph…

Pandemic, global warming take center stage at G7 Summit – UPI News

June 11 (UPI) — President Joe Biden joined other world leaders in Britain at the G7 Summit on Friday as they prepared to discuss a range of issues that include the coronavirus pandemic, global warming, free trade and challenges in…

Ten-fold increase in carbon offset cost predicted

(University College London) The cost of offsetting corporate carbon emissions needs to increase ten-fold to drive meaningful climate action, says a landmark report by Trove Research and UCL.

Biden’s budget proposal calls for more than $36 billion to fight climate change – CNBC

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on tackling climate change prior to signing executive actions in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, January 27, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden‘s 2022 budget proposal calls…

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GERMANY: Merkel: Cut red tape to speed grid’s green shift

Germany should reduce the legal hurdles and other red tape that’s currently limiting the expansion of its power grids and holding back the green energy transition, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Despite President Biden’s pledge to aggressively cut the pollution from fossil fuels that is driving climate change, his administration has quietly taken actions this month that will guarantee the drilling and burning of oil and gas for decades…

The Carbon Race To The Bottom For Subsidies

And they’re off … across Canada and around the world, from Norway to China, oil corporations from Suncor to Exxon, carmakers from Ford to GM, battery developers, solar power firms and mining companies, bankers and investment houses are scrambling to…

Team Biden’s Promises On Climate Change Badly Failing

If you blinked, you may have missed it, but as part of his climate summit in April, President Biden promised to reduce U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases by 50% by 2030. This promise follows President Obama’s pledge to reduce emissions…