Fossil Fuels

Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Latest Institution To Divest From Fossil Fuels

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Burning fossil fuels has made our modern world possible with its many conveniences, but it has also been the main cause of climate change. As UN Chief Antonio Guterres recently declared, “Continuing to invest in fossil fuels would create “an unsustainable future.” He added that “we must stop making bets on an unsustainable future that will place savings and societies at risk."

Ten U.S. Cities Pledge to Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, who last November pledged to divest his city's pension from fossil fuel companies and now is encouraging other cities to do the same.

Mexico’s Largest Cement Company Makes Push for Sustainability

Luis Farias has an obsession. The vice president for energy and sustainability at CEMEX, the Mexican cement company worth more than $13 billion, is "obsessed" with reducing his company's carbon footprint.

House Approves “Stop the War on Coal” Act

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill last Friday morning that would significantly deregulate the coal industry.

Soot and Smog Important in Climate Change Fight, Says UN

Curbing soot and smog pollution quickly could buy precious time in the longer-term effort to stop climate change.

Koch Industries' Climate Misinformation Highlighted

The role of Koch Industries in funding climate change denial is drawing more scrutiny than ever before.

U.S. Energy Policy: Potential Headache in Coming Years

The U.S. energy policy thus far has relied primarily for the vast majority of its energy to come from fossil fuels:  Coal, oil, and natural gas while lawmakers largely give token or nominal support for renewable and alternative sources of energy.

Biofuels and Sustainability Standards

Upon first glance, it is great to utilize all energy sources that are not fossil fuel based so the U.S. becomes less dependent on fossil fuels for their energy consumption.

Natural Gas: Bridge to Renewable Sources of Energy

There is no doubt that the U.S. needs to transition from a fossil fuel dependent economy to one that is based on renewable energy sources for  a variety of reasons, primarily having to do with our collective responsibility to be good environmental stewards, which in turn provides the added benefit of expanding the overall energy sector of the U.S. economy.

California Prepared to Put Climate Change Law into Action

After a public mandate in support of clean energy, California is deciding how its climate bill will be implemented.

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