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Source: Earther | Gizmodo


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The Only Carbon Capture Coal Plant in the US Just Closed

  2021-03-03 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

Last week, NRG Energy announced that it would shut down the only commercial carbon capture project in the U.S., ironically due to low oil prices. The closure of the Petra Nova plant may be one of the last gasps for the technology in the U.S.

  Tagged under: Coal | Climate Change Mitigation

Texas May Introduce Bill to Blacklist Anti-Fossil Fuel Companies

  2021-02-17 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said that one of his “legislative priorities” this year is passing a bill to protect the fossil fuel industry by blacklisting businesses. He said on Thursday the potential rule could be modeled off a pro-Israel bill he pushed in 2017.

  Tagged under: Texas

How Much the Oil and Gas Industry Paid Lying Texas Republicans

  2021-02-17 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

As the crisis of rolling blackouts in Texas unfolds this week, some of the state’s loudest Republican politicians are falsely dragging “frozen wind turbines” as the cause. But behind the wind energy smears is a dizzying amount of fossil fuel money.

  Tagged under: Chevron | Economics | Texas | Wind Power | Finance

White House OSTP Releases Climate Denial Flyers on Private Site

  2021-01-12 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

The 10 flyers are akin to the greatest hits of climate denial.

  Tagged under: Donald Trump

China's Air Pollution Now Worse Than Pre-Coronavirus Levels

  2020-05-19 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

Last month, China finally ended its coronavirus lockdown. While air quality improved dramatically during The Quiet Time, new data shows it was short-lived. What’s more, air pollution is coming back at higher levels than during the same period last year.

Big Oil's Climate Plans Don't Meet the Paris Agreement

  2020-05-13 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

Climate action plans are all the rage for polluting companies. Last month, Shell pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. It’s just the latest example: Other oil giants have recently made similar pledges as well. These pronouncements use pseudo-inspirational marketing speak, promising to “leverage” their…

  Tagged under: Shell | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero

Siberian Wildfires Burn an Area Three Times the Size of Delaware

  2020-05-03 (or before) in Earther | Gizmodo

It’s spring in an era of rapid climate change so that means Russia is being lit up by monster fires. But in an era of coronavirus, a confluence of factors has made the wildfires even worse.

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Climate Change | Russia

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