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Big oil companies talk “net zero” goals (But their actions don’t live up)

What are we doing to keep our planet habitable? Well, the oil industry certainly wants you to think that its continued existence is perfectly compatible with a non-deadly atmosphere, but is it? No, not really. By Climate Denier Roundup That’s a simplified description of findings from a new report from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), which […]

Peak Oil: Use the coronavirus pandemic to nationalize it, then shut it down to save the world!

With the Trump administration supportive of direct cash payments to impacted Americans and apparently poised to push through some trillion dollars in emergency stimulus with the support of Republicans who spent years railing against just such a bailout from the Obama administration, it’s safe to say we are living through some interesting times where anything could be possible. By Climate Denier […]

Remember BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster? It was even bigger than we thought.

Toxic and invisible oil spread well beyond the known satellite footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. By Dan Bacher “These new findings have important implications for environmental health during future oil spills,” according […]

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