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To fight climate change, strand fossil fuel assets, not workers

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Environmental advocates, myself included, often cite the need for a “just transition” to ensure that workers in polluting industries are not left behind in the shift to a low-carbon economy.

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To fight climate change, strand fossil fuel assets, not workers

To fight climate change, strand fossil fuel assets, not workers

Environmental advocates, myself included, often cite the need for a “just transition” to ensure that workers in polluting industries are not left behind in the shift to a low-carbon economy.

Finance dries up for coal, but flows on for oil and gas

Finance dries up for coal, but flows on for oil and gas

The G7 could lead the way by putting its $100 billion a year support for fossil fuels to better use FOSSIL FINANCE The world’s largest investment funds have provided $713.3 billion in ...

New research series: Ensuring fairness for workers and communities in the transition to a clean economy

New research series: Ensuring fairness for workers and communities in the transition to a clean economy

EDF and Resources for the Future (RFF) partner on a new research series to inform policymaking on fairness for fossil fuel workers and communities in transition. The shockwaves from the ...

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Enlisting Police to Crack Down on Protesters

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Enlisting Police to Crack Down on Protesters

An analysis by In These Times found, in at least seven states, the oil industry has backed critical infrastructure bills that criminalize pipeline protests.

Landmark Bipartisan Coal Transition Legislation Introduced in Maryland

Landmark Bipartisan Coal Transition Legislation Introduced in Maryland

Annapolis, MD. - This week, Chairman Kumar Barve (D-17) and Sen. Chris West (R-42) introduced landmark legislation in the Maryland State Senate and Maryland House of Delegates. The bill ...

Is Natural Gas a Fossil Fuel?

Is Natural Gas a Fossil Fuel?

Fossil fuels are the energy of the past. With new technologies like wind, solar, and advanced batteries in our hands, we can power today and tomorrow with clean, reliable energy that ...

Out-of-state coal interests are funding a battle to keep Indiana coal plants from closing

Out-of-state coal interests are funding a battle to keep Indiana coal plants from closing

A new effort to keep coal plants running has come to Indiana. It's funded by some of the country's biggest coal companies.

The world is blowing its chance to “build back better” from Covid-19

The world is blowing its chance to “build back better” from Covid-19

Some of the world's biggest carbon polluters are missing a chance to clean up their economies.

Oil & Gas Win, Clean Energy Loses in U.S. COVID-19 Response

Oil & Gas Win, Clean Energy Loses in U.S. COVID-19 Response

So far, the $3 trillion meant to stimulate the U.S. economy in response to the coronavirus crisis has offered relief to oil and gas companies while largely ignoring the clean energy sector.

The future is unwritten: taking action is best cure for climate change angst

The future is unwritten: taking action is best cure for climate change angst

A revolution is what we need, and we can begin by imagining and demanding it and doing what we can to try to realize it

Energy Execs: Climate Change a Concern, But Oil & Gas Will Be Needed for Decades

Energy Execs: Climate Change a Concern, But Oil & Gas Will Be Needed for Decades

At a major energy conference in Houston, a few oil executives talked about a need to reinvent the industry, but they still see a long fossil future.

A Green New Deal Is Already Happening

A Green New Deal Is Already Happening

The transition to electric cars and clean energy is happening faster than anyone expected. All politicians can do is choose to accelerate it.