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Notorious Climate Science Denier Marc Morano Flying to Australia With Misleading Climate Hustle Movie

Marc Morano — one of world’s most notorious climate science deniers — is heading to Australia to push his discredited documentary Climate Hustle. Morano is the communications director at the mistitled Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow...Show More Summary

'Clean Coal' Officially Dead in Mississippi as Southern Company Battered by Kemper Fallout

By Dan Zegart, crossposted from Climate Investigations Center. Clean coal officially died in Mississippi today as state regulators voted unanimously to issue an official order denying further money for the Kemper coal plant and beginning...Show More Summary

New Survey Shows Majority Of Americans Believe Climate Change Is Real And Caused By Human Activity

The current leadership in the United States — the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate, and the White House — have a hostile relationship with climate change science. Click here for reuse options! Tags: climate change Poll survey Study Yale research public opinion Policy Government Threat sea level

Hero Farmer Joel Salatin Rejects Climate Change Science Using 'Standard Denier Talking Points'

Joel Salatin, a global hero of the sustainable small-scale farming movement, does not accept the well-established science linking greenhouse gas emissions to dangerous climate change, DeSmog has found. The Virginia farmer and self-described...Show More Summary

What does ‘Clean Coal’ CCS Failure in U.S. Mean for Meeting Our 2°C Climate Goals?

The concept of “clean coal” was dealt a significant blow as Southern Company announced last week that it was suspending its coal gasification project in Mississippi. The project was meant to be America’s flagship example for commercial-scale carbon capture and storage ( CCS ) technology. Show More Summary

Dakota Access Security Firm's Top Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts for 1992 LA Riots

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman Retired Major General  James “Spider” Marks chairs the advisory board for TigerSwan, a private security firm hired by Energy Transfer Partners to help police protests of the Dakota Access pipeline — an...Show More Summary

Koch-funded Ex-GOP Congressman Tim Huelskamp to Lead Climate Science Denial Group Heartland Institute

A former Republican congressman with a history of rejecting action on climate change while accepting funding from the fossil fuel industry has been picked as the new president of the Heartland Institute. Tim Huelskamp, a prominent Tea...Show More Summary

Drive an Electric Car? One in Three States Now Charge You Extra

A few months ago, early in the state legislative sessions, we reported on how lawmakers in nine states had introduced bills that would penalize electric vehicle ( EV ) drivers by charging higher registration fees. Now that the stateShow More Summary

Is Energy 'Dominance' the Right Goal for US Policy?

By Daniel Raimi, University of Michigan In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: “American energy dominance.” Taking a cue from a 2016Show More Summary

Jackie Dill, Voice Against Oklahoma’s Industry-Caused Quakes, Passes Away Under the Open Sky

Jackie Dill, 64, a renowned Oklahoman wildcrafter of Cherokee descent and environmental activist who spoke out against the government’s failure to hold the fracking industry responsible for Oklahoma’s earthquakes, died on June 28, aShow More Summary

Nature Offers The Best Defense Against Flooding

Spring flooding in Canada this year upended lives, inundated city streets and swamped houses, prompting calls for sandbags, seawalls and dikes to save communities. Ontario and Quebec's April rainfall was double the 30-year average. Thousands...Show More Summary

Red Pill Expo Pairs Climate Science Denier Christopher Monckton With Joel Salatin in Parade of Conspiracy Theories

Did any of the panel have any advice, the female questioner from Houston asked, about buying gold and silver stocks to help protect them from the New World Order? The setting was a packed hall in Bozeman, Montana, for the inaugural Red...Show More Summary

These Companies Plan to Expand Coal Power Worldwide by 43 Percent

In Paris in 2015, more than 195 nations committed to slowing the rise of global warming to less than 3.6°F (2°C). In 2016, renewable energy saw unprecedented growth around the world.  Yet in 2017, more than 120 companies have plans to...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Southern Co. Suspends Kemper "Clean Coal" Project, Warns Investors It May Recognize Losses up to $3.4 Billion

In a major blow to proponents of “clean coal” technology, Southern Co., parent company of Mississippi Power, announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing today that it's throwing in the towel on efforts to generate electricity...Show More Summary

Contractor Hired by Virginia DEQ to Review Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline Works for Dominion

As part of its review of Dominion Energy’s Atlantic Coast pipeline, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality ( DEQ ) recently hired a private contractor to assess several elements of the project.  DeSmog has found, however, that...Show More Summary

Regulators Helped Oil-by-Rail Company Avoid Environmental Review, California Court Rules

This week, a court in California overturned a permit allowing the expansion of an oil-by-rail terminal near Bakersfield, California. The opinion from that court ruling reads like a case study for corporations looking to avoid the two...Show More Summary

Pastor Leads Lawsuit Opposing Bayou Bridge Pipeline to Protect Louisiana Cancer Alley Community

Pastor Harry Joseph of the Mount Triumph Baptist Church in St. James, Louisiana, is taking legal action to prevent the Bayou Bridge pipeline from being built in his community, roughly 50 miles west of New Orleans. He is named as a plaintiff...Show More Summary

Trump To Tap Jeff Holmstead for EPA? Swamp Alert!

As part of President Donald Trump’s effort to “drain the swamp” directly into his cabinet, a revolving door coal lobbyist is now poised to take a top position at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the second time in his career. According...Show More Summary

EPA Chief Pruitt’s 'Red Team' on Climate Science Is an Eight-Year-Old Talking Point Pushed by Heartland Institute

Like many of his Trump administration colleagues, Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) chief Scott Pruitt has never really been down with the whole climate science thing. Pruitt has denied that carbon dioxide from fossil fuel burning...Show More Summary

America Rising Squared Report Bashes EVs for Using Same Rare Earth Metals as Gas-Powered Cars

A GOP -tied group devoted to promoting alleged hypocrisy among climate action advocates just released a new report that “exposes the horrible human and environmental costs” of solar panels and electric vehicles. The group, America Rising...Show More Summary

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