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  • Crude Oil Transport Project Halted In California After Environmentalists Sue

    24 October 2014, 5:44 pm by: Mike G

    Back in August, DeSmog reported on California environmentalists stopping “stealth carbon bombs” in their communities. Now they're celebrating another victory as a dangerous—and illegal—crude oil transport project in Sacramento has been halted as well.…
  • How Traditionalist Hayek Feared Science Would Lead to Socialism

    24 October 2014, 7:20 am by: Brendan Montague

    Margaret Thatcher’s intellectual love affair with the economist Friedrich von Hayek continued despite divergent views on the importance of science, rationality and truth… …
  • Climate Science Denialist Patrick Moore Tours Australia After Comparing Students to the Taliban

    23 October 2014, 9:39 pm by: Graham Readfearn

    Canadian climate science denialist Patrick Moore is at the beginning of a tour around Australia speaking to audiences across the country.…
  • B.C. Ought to Consider Petronas’ Human Rights Record Before Bowing to Malaysian Company's LNG…

    23 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Peter Wood

    It should come as no surprise that Petronas expects B.C. to cave in to its demands to expedite the process of approving its Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal and natural gas pipeline, lowering taxes and weakening environmental regulations in the process.…
  • Wind Power Could Supply 25% of Global Electricity By 2050 — If Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn't Get in…

    23 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Chris Rose

    Wind power has become so successful that it could provide 25 to 30 per cent of global electricity supply by mid-century if vested interests don’t get in the way, according to a new report published Tuesday.…
  • Uncertainty Over Tax Credits Causing Turmoil In Renewable Energy Sector

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Mike G

    Uncertainty over the future of the wind production tax credit and the solar investment tax credit—and Congressional inaction on both matters—could pose a serious challenge to development in the renewable energy sector.…
  • Methane Leaks Wipe Out Any Climate Benefit Of Fracking, Satellite Observations Confirm

    23 October 2014, 10:30 am by: Guest

    This is a guest post by Joe Romm, republished with permission from the original on Climate Progress.…
  • Rail Industry Fights Speed Limits, Brake Regulation in Quest for Profits

    23 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Justin Mikulka

    Earlier this month Hunter Harrison, the CEO of Canadian Pacific told the Globe and Mail that he thought regulators have “overreacted” to the oil-by-rail disaster in Lac-Megantic that killed 47 people. …
  • New Short Film Exposes The Human Cost Of Coal Ash Dumping

    22 October 2014, 4:00 pm by: Farron Cousins

    The threats posed by coal ash are well known today, but not too long ago, the dangers of coal ash disposal were a dirty energy secret.…
  • Politico Allows BP Exec To Mislead Public About Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Impacts

    22 October 2014, 3:52 pm by: Farron Cousins

    Geoff Morrell, the senior vice president of communications at BP, wants the whole country to know that the company’s negligence that led to the Deepwater Horizon oil geyser has not destroyed the Gulf of Mexico. And all of those fears about lost revenue and…

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