Coronavirus: Is the Climate Plague Here?

Journalists Bryn Nelson and Jane C. Hu talk about how the climate crisis means we could see more deadly outbreaks, plus the rise of xenophobia as the virus spreads. The post Coronavirus: Is the Climate Plague Here? appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/coronavirus-is-the-climate-plague-here Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it […]

Exxon to Congress: Lift Cyprus Arms Embargo, There’s Gas Nearby

TRNN’s Steve Horn and The Intercept’s Lee Fang say a bill to lift the arms embargo on Cyprus and promote offshore gas in the region received lobbying support from ExxonMobil, and the pro-Israel and pro-Greece lobbies. The post Exxon to Congress: Lift Cyprus Arms Embargo, There’s Gas Nearby appeared first on The Real News Network. […]

After Democrats Push Bill to Send Fracked Gas to EU, Trump Includes in Budget

The European Energy Security and Diversification Act, legislation offering $1B to promote sending U.S. fracked gas to EU countries, was inserted into the federal budget bill signed into law by President Donald Trump. Democrats invoked “Russiagate” in their PR push for the bill. The post After Democrats Push Bill to Send Fracked Gas to EU, […]

As Resistance Halts Pipelines, LNG and Tar Sands Move via Rail

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to move fracked gas by rail at the behest of a company owned by Milwaukee Bucks billionaire owner Wes Edens, a major donor to the DNC. As tar sands pipelines are halted, more carbon-intensive crude moves along the tracks. The post As Resistance Halts Pipelines, LNG and Tar […]

Rex Tillerson Testifies in Climate Denial Case

Longtime ExxonMobil CEO and former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified in a case pitting the company against the state of New York. ExxonMobil faces civil charges of defrauding investors by funding climate denial, even as its own scientists studied the climate impacts of fossil fuel extraction. The post Rex Tillerson Testifies in Climate Denial […]