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Big Oil's Astronomical Hand-Out: Fossil Fuels Receive $5.3 Trillion in Global Subsidies Each Year
Business  (tags: Oil and Gas, fossil fuels, greenhouse-gas emissions, Climate Change, Global Warming, Subsidies, Sustainability News )

Judy
- 46 days ago - salon.com
If fossil fuels are "cheap" -- or even affordable -- it's only because the world's governments are subsidizing the true cost of their impacts.
ALEC Corporate Board Chair Quits
Business  (tags: ALEC, SAP quits, gun safety, voter rights, climate change, renewable energy, Steve Searle )

Nancy
- 237 days ago - prwatch.org
The corporate board chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the software company SAP America, has quit the group, telling CMD that it has made the decision to "immediately disassociate itself from ALEC" because of the group's position-
3 Ways Small Business Plays Huge Role in Fighting Climate Change
Business  (tags: business, economy, environment, climate change, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 274 days ago - ecowatch.com
One of the biggest outcomes of the recent UN Climate Summit came from the private sector, where, side by side with world leaders, 1,042 multinational corporations (MNCs) pledged their support for carbon pricing.
US Shale Oil Drillers Flaring and Venting Billions of Dollars in Natural Gas
Business  (tags: carcinogens, climate change, energy, environment, fossil fuels, pollution )

Julie
- 288 days ago - theecologist.org
A new report from Earthworks finds that drillers in North Dakota alone have burned off over $854 million worth of gas at shale oil wells since 2010, generating 1.4 billion pounds of CO2 in 2013 alone.
UPS Sustainability
Business  (tags: business, corporate, energy, sustainability, environment, carbon, CO2, carbon dioxide, emissions, climate change, technology )

Michael
- 332 days ago - sustainability.ups.com
It's nice to work for a company that's enlightened enough to have a CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) as part of their management team. UPS shows that it's possible to be conservative AND socially/environmentally responsible at the same time.
Australia Becomes First Developed Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax
Business  (tags: money, tax, carbon tax, Australia, business, corruption, environment, climate change, politics, economy, energy, government )

Michael
- 351 days ago - online.wsj.com
CANBERRA, Australia--After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 357 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Call on the Koch Brothers to Have a Public Debate on Climate Change
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, climate change, environment, money, society, world )

Kathy
- 435 days ago - nextgenclimate.org
The Koch Brothers have always been shrouded in secrecy, their labyrinth of shadowy organizations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars benefiting candidates who deny basic science and push legislation that enables climate change.
Slope & Change: The Ski Industry Struggles to Get Its Act Together on Global Warming
Business  (tags: Business, ski industry, climate change, globalwarming )

Roseann
- 486 days ago - grist.org
Business leaders say they're serious about taking the climate fight to Washington. But judging from the friends they're making there, global warming isn't their most pressing concern.
Article - Who's Funding the Anti-Climate Change Propaganda? - One Green Planet
Business  (tags: Environment, Climate Change, Big Business, Money Trail, Coporate Interests, lack of Ethics )

Victoria
- 554 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Even after recent reports from the IPCC stating that climate change IS human's fault, the debate continues to rage on in the US resulting in public confusion but why? This article follows the money and power trail that funds this denial of change.
Fossil Fuel Companies Most Responsible for Climate Change - Interactive Chart Via The Guardian
Business  (tags: Business, Climate Change, Environment, CO2 emissions, Fossil Fuels, Industry )

Victoria
- 589 days ago - theguardian.com
Interactive chart - 90 companies found to have caused Climate Change, deal in Fossil Fuels ie oil, gas and coal. Half of the emissions were produced in only the last 25 years. Some of the top companies are also funding climate change denial campaigns.
Keystone XL Truth Coming From a Billionaire
Business  (tags: Climate Change, Environment, Keystone XL, Recommended, Tom Steyer )

Judy
- 661 days ago - dailykos.com
Billionaire investor Tom Steyer said he is backing a four-part, $1 million advertising campaign aimed at convincing viewers the Keystone XL pipeline will hurt the economy and communities and should be blocked.
The Yes Men Want to Be Sued By the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Business  (tags: chamber of commerce, climate change, corporations, global warming, hoax, koch, lawsuit, U.S., united states, yes men )

Judy
- 749 days ago - ecowatch.com
Shenanigans at the front door of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday reveal that the Chamber has dropped its lawsuit against The Yes Men, the activist duo famous for their elaborate prime-time pranks against Dow Chemical, Chevron, WTO, and other...
Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?
Business  (tags: Noam Chomsky, capitalism, U.S. economic system, plutocracy, democracy, "really existing capitalist democracy", (RECD), renewable energy, science, education, ALEC, climate change, IPCC, tar sands, indigenous societies, "rights of nature" )

Judy
- 850 days ago - alternet.org
Capitalism as it exists today is radically incompatible with democracy. There is "capitalism" and then there is "really existing capitalism."
Hurricane Sandy Endorses Obama: Storm Provides a Counter-Narrative to the Hundreds of Millions in Fossil Fuel Campaign Contribut
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, abuse, americans, weather, climate change, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, investments, investing, money, marketing, oil, politics, society, usa, energy )

JL
- 971 days ago - prwatch.org
The fossil fuel industry has paid a hefty price for the privilege of framing the political discourse about America's energy future.Hundreds of millions have flowed into campaign coffers from energy companies attempting to purchase complete freedom to dri
 

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