Google Is Funding Climate Change Denialism
Climate Change

Google Is Funding Climate Change Denialism

Despite all it’s evidently performative public-facing climate change initiatives, Google is forking over “substantial” contributions to denier organizations and events.A report from the Guardian published Friday revealed that the tech company is contributing to more than a dozen organizations that have questioned the need for action or pushed back against climate regulations and legislation. As…

Court rules Ford government broke the law by not consulting public on ending cap-and-trade
Environmental News

Court rules Ford government broke the law by not consulting public on ending cap-and-trade

An Ontario court has found Premier Doug Ford‘s government broke the law by deciding to cut the cap-and-trade program without public consultation. In a press release Friday morning, Ecojustice and Greenpeace, which brought the suit, said the case was ultimately dismissed but, “The majority of the court agreed that Premier Doug Ford’s decision to scrap…

California Blackout: ‘There Was No Time to Prepare’
Green Energy

California Blackout: ‘There Was No Time to Prepare’

U.S.|California Blackout: ‘There Was No Time to Prepare’California TodayFriday: Readers share their frustrations and fears. Also: A new mission for NASA and SpaceX.Oct. 11, 2019, 9:24 a.m. ETImageJulio Camacho worked by headlamp in the kitchen of El Agavero, a restaurant in Oakland.CreditJim Wilson/The New York TimesGood morning.(If you don’t already get California Today by email,…

Fishermen live in stain of Venezuela’s broken oil industry
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Fishermen live in stain of Venezuela’s broken oil industry

Fishermen live in stain of Venezuela’s broken oil industryBy SCOTT SMITHOctober 11, 2019CABIMAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nobody lives as closely with the environmental fallout of Venezuela’s collapsing oil industry as the fishermen who scratch out an existence on the blackened, sticky shores of Lake Maracaibo.The once prized source of vast wealth has turned into a…

Extinction Rebellion money men revealed
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Extinction Rebellion money men revealed

Extinction Rebellion money men revealed: UK billionaire worth £1.2bn and rock band Radiohead are among major donors ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds into eco mobSir Christopher Hohn, one of the richest men in UK, has given them £50,000The charity Sir Hohn co-founded also thought to have given a further £150,000Met Police say 1112 people…