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World’s biggest economies pumping billions into fossil fuels in poor nations | Fossil fuels | The Guardian

World’s biggest economies pumping billions into fossil fuels in poor nations | Fossil fuels | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

G20 countries spent $142bn in three years to expand operations despite a G7 pledge to stop doing so, study finds

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January 23, 11:42 AM
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A Fossil Fuel Miseducation - The Lever

A Fossil Fuel Miseducation - The Lever | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

How an oil and gas organization in Illinois is promoting misinformation in schools.

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November 11, 2023 2:18 PM
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Louisiana’s new governor is one of the fossil fuel industry’s biggest defenders - Raw Story

Louisiana’s new governor is one of the fossil fuel industry’s biggest defenders - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Jeff Landry has sued the Biden administration over everything from air pollution to oil leases to flood insurance.

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April 14, 2023 11:24 PM
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1,300+ scientists urge JPMorgan shareholders to vote for ending new fossil fuel financing - AlterNet.org

1,300+ scientists urge JPMorgan shareholders to vote for ending new fossil fuel financing - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As the fossil fuel-driven climate crisis continues to wreak havoc around the globe, more than 1,300 scientists and researchers on Monday published a letter imploring JPMorgan Chase shareholders to support a resolution that asks the financial giant's board of directors to "adopt a policy for a time-bound phaseout" of bankrolling new coal, oil, and gas projects.

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March 28, 2023 11:02 AM
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House GOP’s energy package slammed as harmful 'giveaway to Big Oil' - AlterNet.org

House GOP’s energy package slammed as harmful 'giveaway to Big Oil' - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As House Republicans prepare to vote on H.R. 1 this week, environmental advocates warned Monday that the sprawling package of fossil fuel-friendly legislation would worsen the climate emergency and biodiversity destruction while saddling U.S. households with higher energy bills. H.R. 1

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November 11, 2022 9:30 PM
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'Willing to sacrifice a livable planet': Fossil fuel industry condemned over its 'reckless expansion' - AlterNet.org

'Willing to sacrifice a livable planet': Fossil fuel industry condemned over its 'reckless expansion' - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Despite repeated warnings that new fossil fuel projects are incompatible with averting climate disaster, oil and gas corporations "are on a massive expansion course" to increase dirty energy production in the coming years, according to an analysis released Thursday at the United Nations COP2

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September 23, 2022 2:21 AM
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Oil Companies Still Misleading the Public to Keep Polluting, Document Dump Reveals - EcoWatch.org

Oil Companies Still Misleading the Public to Keep Polluting, Document Dump Reveals - EcoWatch.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The fossil fuel industry's new deception strategy includes publicly touting net-zero plans and renewable technologies it privately dismisses.

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September 9, 2022 11:43 PM
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Environmental Justice Activists Call for Rejection of Manchin's Fossil Fuel Side Deal - EcoWatch.com

Environmental Justice Activists Call for Rejection of Manchin's Fossil Fuel Side Deal - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Activists are demanding that Congress and President Biden reject an energy permitting overhaul that would expedite fossil fuel infrastructure.

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Gore calls out fossil fuel industry 'shamelessness' in lying to public - Raw Story

Gore calls out fossil fuel industry 'shamelessness' in lying to public - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In reflecting on nearly 50 years of climate advocacy, former Vice President Al Gore said that he had "underestimated" the greed of the fossil fuel industry.

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November 24, 2023 10:05 AM
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Fossil Fuels In The Crosshairs At Pivotal COP28 Talks | IBTimes

Fossil Fuels In The Crosshairs At Pivotal COP28 Talks | IBTimes | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

World leaders will face a reckoning over humanity's failure to curb climate-heating emissions and polluting fossil fuels when they meet for UN climate talks next week, as the planet swelters in likely the hottest year in human history.

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July 27, 2023 5:17 PM
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Supreme Court allows construction of Manchin's favorite pipeline to resume - RawStory.com

Supreme Court allows construction of Manchin's favorite pipeline to resume - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday lifted a pair of lower court orders that temporarily halted construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a 300-mile fracked gas project that has long been a top priority of Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, a close ally of the fossil fuel industry.

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April 8, 2023 11:04 AM
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Republicans have been lying to their voters — and now those same voters are dying - RawStory.com

Republicans have been lying to their voters — and now those same voters are dying - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

This is a climate change story that fossil fuel billionaires and their GOP lackeys would rather you didn’t know.

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March 23, 2023 12:54 PM
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New climate paper calls for charging big US oil firms with homicide | Oil | The Guardian

New climate paper calls for charging big US oil firms with homicide | Oil | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Authors of paper accepted for publication in Harvard Environmental Law Review argue firms are ‘killing members of the public at an accelerating rate’

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October 27, 2022 3:13 PM
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'Worst possible news': Scientists urge immediate action as greenhouse gas levels hit all-time high - RawStory.com 

'Worst possible news': Scientists urge immediate action as greenhouse gas levels hit all-time high - RawStory.com  | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Scientists and activists expressed shock and the need for urgent climate action Wednesday as the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization revealed that atmospheric levels of the three main greenhouse gases fueling catastrophic global heating all hit record highs in 2021.

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September 23, 2022 1:59 AM
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Fossil Fuel Industry Wants Free Speech for Corporations but Not Citizens - TheIntercept.com

Fossil Fuel Industry Wants Free Speech for Corporations but Not Citizens - TheIntercept.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As oil companies push to criminalize dissent, they’re also making the case that climate denialism is protected speech, not fraudulent advertising.

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June 2, 2022 7:59 PM
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Fidelity Investments’ Ties to Fossil Fuel Industry Revealed in New Report - EcoWatch.com

Fidelity Investments’ Ties to Fossil Fuel Industry Revealed in New Report - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Fidelity Investments has strong ties to the fossil fuel industry, particularly through the company’s leadership.

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