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'Climate Not For Sale' Declares Public as Fossil Fuel Giants Drool over Federal Auction
'The health of our communities and our public lands should not be auctioned off to the highest bidder'
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Not Just Consumer Fraud, VW Scandal Called 'Crime Against Climate'
'Volkswagen did this intentionally and knew that the effect would be a staggering release of pollution.'
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Climate Catches 'Huge Break' as Shell Calls It Quits in the Arctic
At least for the 'foreseeable future,' the oil giant will put a hold on its offshore drilling in Alaska after finding insufficient deposits
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In Frontier Battle Over Sage Grouse, Fossil Fuel Industry is Clear Winner
'The sage grouse is the canary in the coalmine for the whole sage brush ecosystem.'
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400+ Groups to Obama: You Have the Power to 'Keep it In the Ground'
'You can't be a climate leader while continuing to open up large amounts of federal land to extraction and encouraging continued fossil fuel development.'
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To Contain Carbon Bomb, US Must End Fossil Fuel Leasing on Public Lands
'Each new lease puts us farther down the path toward climate catastrophe,' says Friends of the Earth
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Obama’s Approval of Arctic Oil Drilling is a Bitter Betrayal
The news came swift and sudden, though not unexpected: The Obama administration had approved Shell’s permits to drill for oil in the Arctic this summer. It came like a punch in the gut. How could he ? Not only will this put Arctic wildlife directly in harm’s way of oil spill but it will push us...
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As Record Settlement Announced Over BP Gulf Oil Disaster, Lesson Is Clear: Clean Energy Now
'These penalties are inadequate to deter a company of the size of BP from further criminal and negligent conduct,' says attorney
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The West Virginia Wake-up Call Over ‘Bomb Trains’
The derailment and fiery explosion of an oil train in West Virginia this week was a frightening reminder of the dangers these trains pose every day along thousands of miles of track across the United States. And it’s only getting worse. Since 2008, oil-by-rail transport has grown 40-fold and we’ve...
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After Latest US Oil Train Disaster, Expert Says Tens of Millions Living Inside 'Blast Zone'
'We need to be moving away from production, transportation and use of fossil fuels, period—if we want a livable planet, that is.'
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