fix articles 126543, fossil fuel
Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Grows, as Norway Sets New Carbon Tax (tags)
Ignored in the Presidential debates -- climate change policies in the USA and Europe are diverting - wildly. Norway just set a new national carbon tax, while the US House of Representatives recently voted to ban CO2 regulations. Like we live on different planets.
Occupy the Machine: An Escalating Campaign Against Fossil Fuel Extraction Begins In April (tags)
A festival of resistance and alternatives to the fossil fuel economy, in the shadow of the Houston Valero refinery, culminating in a refinery blockade.
BTL:Fossil Fuel's Damaging Effects on Human Health, Reason Enough to Demand Renewable Ener (tags)
Interview with Riki Ott, marine toxicologist, activist, author and former commercial fisher, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Fossil Fools Day: International Day of Action against the fossil fuel Empire, Ap (tags)
The International Rising Tide network and its allies are calling for a day of action against the fossil fuel industry on April 1st 2008…FOSSIL FOOLS DAY! Confronted with melting ice caps, unprecedented species extinction, droughts, and extreme weather the fools at the head of the fossil fuel empire continue to plunder the earth, with the governments as willing court jesters at their side.
Global Warming Destroys Maple Sugar Industry (tags)
Global warming is the most serious threat facing planet. We have an opportunity, and an obligation, to lead in solving this global crisis by investing in clean and safe electricity, efficient buildings and a less polluting transportation system.
THIS AUGUST: Convergences 4 Climate Action -- Down w/ the Fossil Fuel Empire & Up w/ Life! (tags)
COME CO-CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE TO AN ENERGY-DEPENDENT WORLD!
Just under a month from now -- August 8-14th -- regional North American Convergences for Climate Action will bring hundreds of social justice and environmental activists together to fight the fossil fuel empire and create truly sustainable, bio-regionally appropriate and community-based responses to climate change. The events on the West Coast and in the Southeast are modeled after the inspiring 2006 Climate Camp in the UK, which will reemerge this year at Heathrow Airport from August 14th-21st.
RAPE OF THE ARCTIC: Why the Fossil Fuel Barons NEED Global Warming (tags)
As arctic ice melts, vast untapped reserves of oil, natural gas and coal are becoming easily accessible. Open water in the arctic also means cheap and easy Atlantic-Pacific transport of said oil, gas, and coal. There's billions to be made by the greedy in an ice-free arctic and an environmentally devastating "gold rush" has already begun....
Petroleum corporations paved over the trolleys (tags)
In the 30's oil drilling began in Saudi Arabia, Hitler chased the Communists, and America's petroleum interests began dismantling the trolleys and paving highways with petroleum residue asphalt..
Energy Bill Stuffed with Fossil Fuel Industry Subsidies -- Warming Continues (tags)
Despite not being afforded the benefit of a public hearing, the massive $31.1 billion energy bill being debated in the U.S. Senate today has garnered massive public opposition, and with good reason. Call your senators today. Tell them which way you recommend they vote.
carbon monoxide poisoning from fossil fuel combustion (tags)
Exposure to low levels of carbon monoxide from fossil fuel combustion can cause symptoms of depression/fatigue often misdiagnosed as mental illness. People (especially children) in urban areas are at great risk from CO poisoning due to large volume of traffic and continued petroleum dependence
Saving the Earth the Corporate Way: A Scientific Look at Climate Engineering (tags)
Green campaigners should concentrate not on criticising individual scientists, but on our "technofix" culture and concept of "progress", and on key turning points where science becomes large-scale technology. For in this case we have only one Earth for the engineers to play with.