Fossil Fuel Conspiracy, Exporting Climate Change, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK

Fossil Fuel Follies:

OO The ‘Texas Miracle’ Is Fueling Huge Economic Growth —
And The Climate Change That May End It.

OO Fueling Climate Change? Fossil Fuel Exports Soar Under Obama

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OO Fracking Operations Study: Even Small Chemical Exposures Pose Risk

OO Big Oil Companies Front Sham Groups To Kill Climate Laws by sowing confusion about the laws among the voters.

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The new state seal of Oklahoma? The state’s attorney general let a major oil company write a letter of complaint to the EPA on new regulations under the state’s seal and in his name. Several other state attorneys general are in similar cahoots with other energy companies.

Energy Firms Secretly Ally With State Attorneys General To Kill Environmental Regulations reports Eric Lipton at the New York Times in at least a dozen states, and work with other corporate interests as well. These corporate partners, in turn, are providing the attorneys with record amounts of money for their political campaigns, including at least $16 million this year.

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OO Walmart US Burns 4+ Million Tons Of Coal Each Year – its “green growth” business put profits before environment, and low prices at the expense of workers. Do you really want to buy from this company?

OO Alaska: Cut Taxes On Oil Companies Morphs Into Massive Budget Hole

OO Canada: Leaking Wells Arousing Concern – with over 550,000 past wells and 10,000 more kilometers-deep holes each year from fracking, concerns are rising about how they all leak methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

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Israel Environmental Protection Ministry
OO Israel Hit With Massive 600,000 Gallon Oil Spill

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

 

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

 

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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