Delta Tunnel’s science-denying premise: diverting more water out of Sacramento will ‘restore’ fish

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Here is the transcription of my 3 minute comment on the Delta Tunnel Draft Environmental Impact Statement that I made in the virtual hearing held by the California Department of Water Resources. By Dan Bacher I’m an independent journalist that’s covered the fish, environmental justice and water issues for 40 years. Different versions of this […]

Hurricane Ian: Tampa Bay is a sitting duck for climate-boosted hurricanes

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I’m worried about worst case scenario with Hurricane Ian. Tampa has long been a sitting duck for catastrophic storm surge and has dodged several bullets. We might not be so lucky this time. By Dr Michael Mann Satellite images show 'apocalyptic' Hurricane Ian approaching Florida https://t.co/bHX2tRLUhB pic.twitter.com/EpPuG5vw04 — New York Post (@nypost) September 28, 2022 […]

We beat Manchin’s dirty pipeline deal (With a LOT of help from Dirty Mitch)

Published on September 28th, 2022 | by

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Climate campaigners and people on the frontlines of the planetary emergency celebrated Tuesday after Sen. Joe Manchin requested that his fossil fuel-friendly permitting reforms be stripped out of a stopgap funding bill. By Jessica Corbett Common Dreams “People power has won the day,” said Protect Our Water Heritage Rights Coalition (POWHR) organizer Grace Tuttle. “Thank […]

Greenwashing: Record-breaking temps put the heat on European corporations

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In the summer of 2022, a heat wave broke records across Europe, bringing unprecedented temperatures and drought worse than any in at least 500 years. Thousands died, wildfires burned out of control, and the companies complicit or causing the climate crisis were busy posting through it. By Climate Denier Roundup Unsurprisingly, they weren’t owning up […]

Oil Change International: Manchin’s bill could wipe out climate gains by fast-tracking fossil fuel projects

Published on September 27th, 2022 | by

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By approving new liquified natural gas (LNG) export facilities and fast-tracking the Mountain Valley Pipeline, Senator Joe Manchin’s proposed permitting legislation could lead to hundreds of millions of additional tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per year, according to data compiled by Oil Change International.   By Colin Rees Oil Chamge International  The total annual […]

Call NOW! Senate votes today on Manchin’s dirty pipeline deal!

Published on September 27th, 2022 | by

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The Senate is scheduled to vote today on whether to attach Manchin’s dirty deal to a must pass government funding bill. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote It’s going to be close, and every vote from every Senator really matters. Can you take five minutes right now and call both of your Senators? Click here on your […]

How much do utility front groups spend on Facebook ads? New tracker lets you find out!

Published on September 27th, 2022 | by

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When you pay your power bill, you probably figure that money is just going towards keeping your lights on. You’re probably not thinking some of your cash is funding public disinformation campaigns that prop up failing fossil fuels. By Climate Denier Roundup If you pay a fossil fuel-burning utility for power in Michigan, New Jersey, […]

Fiona slams Atlantic Canada: Climate change means we’ll keep seeing more of these “unprecedented” storms and disasters

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Atlantic Canada has been left reeling from the impacts of one of the largest and most dangerous ocean storms to ever hit the region. Hurricane Fiona made landfall as a powerful post-tropical storm on Saturday along the eastern shore of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador, delivering heavy rainfall, damaging winds and […]

Citizens’ Climate Lobby looks at the power of carbon pricing

Published on September 26th, 2022 | by

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby volunteers know just how powerful a carbon price can be, and we put a lot of time and energy into educating others about it. We chat about it at community events across America; we give presentations about it to civic clubs, churches, and student groups; and we’re always telling Congress about it. By Flannery Winchester Citizens’ Climate […]

DOI announces shared management of public lands with native tribal organizations

Published on September 26th, 2022 | by

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Last week, Secretary Deb Haaland announced new guidance for three federal bureaus of the U.S. Department of Interior, outlining how each will facilitate and support agreements with Native tribes to collaborate in the stewardship of federal lands and waters. Here are the guidance memorandums for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service created under joint order 3403, issued […]

Louisiana LNG plant that would have made cancer alley so much worse is in deep trouble – for economic reasons

Published on September 26th, 2022 | by

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Frontline leaders in Louisiana and environmental advocates cautiously celebrated Friday after gas developer Tellurian revealed that major deals with Shell and Vitol have fallen apart, a big blow to an export terminal project. By Jessica Corbett Common Dreams “While the fight is not over, this is hopeful news,” declared Roishetta Ozane, founder of the Vessel Project and Southwest […]

Science Group calls to replace the climate-denier president at the World Bank

Published on September 26th, 2022 | by

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At a New York Times public event this week, World Bank President David Malpass, who was nominated to the position by former U.S. President Donald Trump, refused to say whether the burning of fossil fuels is causing climate change. While he backpedaled yesterday in an interview on CNN International, his initial statement has reignited public […]

WSJ hates subsidies for solar or EV companies (But LOVES them for Big Oil!)

Published on September 26th, 2022 | by

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In September of 2021, we talked about the differences between organized disinformation, the strategic public relations employed by the fossil fuel industry to deceive the public, and what we called disorganized denial, the growing genre of content attacking the climate issue because it drives clicks on social media from audiences cultivated by the organized denial set. At […]

Chuck Schumer is in a box over his dirty pipeline deal with Joe Manchin

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Here’s an update on where we stand on blocking the dirty deal: your pressure is working, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is feeling it. Now that the bill text is out, Congressmembers can’t hide behind “I’ll reserve judgment til I see the text.” It’s out. It’s bad. It’s an unworkable mess. By RL Miller […]

Collision Course: Will the Plastics Treaty Slow the Plastics Rush?

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The interlacing pipelines of a massive new plastics facility gleam in the sunshine beside the rolling waters of the Ohio River. I’m sitting on a hilltop above it, among poplars and birdsongs in rural Beaver County, Pennsylvania, 30 miles north of Pittsburgh. The area has experienced tremendous change over the past few years — with […]