Every year, the world’s five largest publicly owned oil and gas companies spend approximately $200 million on lobbying designed to control, delay or block binding climate-motivated policy. This has caused problems for governments seeking to implement policies in the wake of the Paris Agreement which are vital in meeting climate change targets.
CHARLESTON — Several natural gas companies have teamed up with an environmental nonprofit to craft guidelines for safely constructing pipelines on mountain Source: Natural Gas Companies Team With Environmental Group | News, Sports, Jobs – The Intelligencer
Jackson said Republicans tied the elections board change and the pipeline mitigation money to the class-size changes in an attempt to bait Democrats into voting against the bill and the Democratic governor into vetoing it. Source: Class size, pipeline, elections board tied in NC legislature | News & Observer
To acknowledge that everything is connected is to acknowledge that our actions have consequences and therefore responsibilities they are unwilling to shoulder. Also that the solutions to climate change require cooperative work at all levels from local energy transition to national policies that stop subsidizing fossil fuels to international agreements to set emissions goals. Source: […]