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Stop Fake Green EU Finance Rules
WWF EU: “130 NGOs and experts are sounding the alarm on the EU’s green finance rules, the ‘Taxonomy’, and calling for them to be rooted in science. In a detailed joint statement, the groups flag and analyse ten priority areas of concern in the European Commission’s draft, which covers which sectors can be classed as […]
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Fossil corps and the carbon bubble trouble
To save the climate, we have to leave about 80% of the known fossil fuel reserves, coal, oil, gas and peat, unused.
The first Global Divestment Day 13th–14th February 2015.
Big oil has also noticed the action day, and produced their own hilarious animated video about this warm relationship.
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Fossils in the tar
Some background info:
The Rancho La Brea Tar Pits – “One of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.”
Alberta Tar Sands – A destructive fossil fuel exploration project, that will produce dirty oil, toxic waste and huge CO2 […]
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Risky Arctic oil rush
Shell and other oil companies want to drill oil in the melting Arctic. It is a risky business for the nature and the climate.
BBC News 4 February 2013: Concerns raised over ‘useless’ Arctic oil spill plan
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Farewell to fossil fuel subsidies
The world spends six times more on fossil fuel subsidies than we do on renewable energy. It’s time to change that. Join 350.org campaign to stop fossil fuel subsidies now.
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