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Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Why are the billionaires laughing?

It’s easy to laugh when the corporate press treats you as a glorious success instead of the epitome of a broken social order. Billionaires laugh because they know the corporate media prefers to fawn over them rather than hold them to account.

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Trump’s EPA Tells Big Oil & Gas: No Need to Report Methane Pollution

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -

In response to the EPA’s announcement that oil and gas companies will no longer be required to report how much methane their fracking wells and drill sites emit, 350.org Executive Director May Boeve gave the following statement:

“This is exactly the kind of climate recklessness we can expect more of from Trump’s EPA. After the Porter Ranch disaster shined a light on the dangerous impacts of methane pollution and fracking, communities nationwide demanded justice. Now the EPA’s first steps to address the problem -- a request that the industry simply share information on pollution -- have been scrapped, making it clear that oil and gas executives have this agency in the palms of their hands.

“We can’t expect this agency or this administration to ever take real action for the climate, but we’ve got to defend what we already won and take our future in our own hands. That’s why we're taking the fight for climate justice to DC in April, to resist this corruption and fight for real change in our communities.”

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350 is building a future that's just, prosperous, equitable and safe from the effects of the climate crisis. We're an international movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all.

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