[Local_activists] Gusher 102
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Sat Apr 28 13:57:53 PDT 2012
Clean Energy Lags Put World on Pace for 6 Degrees Celsius of Global Warming
Estimates from Intl Energy Agency depict world failing to reduce
reliance on burning fossil fuels
23 National Energy, Private & Public Sector Leaders Make UN
Sustainable Energy for All Commitments
UN: Developing countries offer "staggering" clean tech opportunity
Green businesses can take advantage of new markets & help UN meet
goal of universal access to energy.
Billions in Fines Don't Matter -- Here's How BP Should Be Punished
for the Gulf Disaster
Missing is criminal prosecution that holds responsible individuals
who gambled with lives of BP's contractors & ecosystem of Gulf of Mexico.
"Making It Right" After BP Oil Disaster Is Up to Us - Not BP
Riki Ott, PhD, Marine toxicologist & Exxon Valdez survivor.
First criminal charges filed in BP oil spill
Greg Palast, Arrest of BP Scapegoat: Real Killers Walk
Read affidavit of FBI agent O'Donnell which govt filed in arresting
Mix. Crime is deleting texts from phone indicating blown-out Macondo
well gushing 15,000 barrels of oil a day, not 5,000. It's a crime,
destruction of evidence. But Mix is a minnow. What about sharks?
Texts obviously sent to someone. If someone knew, undoubtedly so did
BP managers higher up.
Democracy Now - Gulf Oil Spill: BP Execs Escape Punishment as
Disaster Continues To Impact Sea life
Goodman discusses with Dahr Jamal & Abrahm Lustgarden on disaster,
while lobby insists all fish, etc. all right.
Gulf Spill Pictures: Ten New Studies Show Impact on Coast - photos
Dolphins, deep-sea corals, microorganisms, plankton, bluefin tuna,
northern gannet, dead zone, communities, food chain, salt marsh
Brown pelicans rebounding, 2 years after Gulf oil spill
Deepwater Drilling in Gulf 'Back With a Vengeance'
More Oil Drilling Means More Toxic Food
How can 2-3 men make decision that puts Arctic at risk without
public's consent? Did Obama ask Shell for anything in return? - pay
royalties or taxes? Oil industries earn close to $ trillion/ year in
profits. Myth that oil drilling produces lots of jobs while clean
energy failures. Myth oil industry's attempt to make pollution &
global warming divisive right-left political issue. Myth that gas
prices will go down with more drilling. If you believe that one...
German Bank Won't Finance Arctic Ocean Drilling, Saying The 'Risks
And Costs Are Simply Too High'
In a Change, Mexico Reins In Its Oil Monopoly
Essay: Lies in the energy debate
Felt euphoria when Obama rejected XL pipeline permit, now see
tarsands juggernaut barely pausing. All worst-case developments
remain on track. Is it time to stand up?
New Keystone XL Route: Out of the Sandhills, but Still in the Aquifer
Neb. landowners' primary goal to protect region's water supply
forgotten in focus on Sandhills.
Oil: Construction of Utah tar sands plant possible by year's end
While XL pipeline hot political topic, Utah paving way for tar sands
production on STATE lands.
Harper adopts the 'Might Makes Right' approach to tar sands, pipelines
What won't govt do to get tar sands pipeline through BC?
The Climate Movement Takes On Fracking: Interview With Bill McKibben
Environmental Groups: New Fracking Rules Fall Short
With all this natural gas, who needs oil?
Home-grown, plentiful, & touted as best way to wean US off Mideast
oil. Limits to how far US can tilt toward natural gas economy.
ALEC and ExxonMobil Push Loopholes in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules
Financial Times - Finds shale a bedrock of hope
Shale's supporters have to demonstrate conclusively its benefits
outweigh environmental cost against climate change activists. Jobs
uber alles as climate catastrophe worsen
How One Man's Flaming Water Fired Up a Battle Between Texas and the EPA
Long & very sad - industry will do anything to prove you're lying.
Gas boom may stop at coast of Maryland
Sierra Club will veto plans by Dominion to build 1st natural gas
liquefaction & export facility.
ALEC's Vision of Pre-Empting EPA Coal Ash Regulations Passes the House
Quakers vs. PNC on mountaintop coal removal
Earth Quaker Action Team will depart from Friends Center & make
16-day, 200 mile trek from Philly to PNC's HQ in
Pittsburgh. Intended to "shine the Light" on social, environmental,
& health impacts of PNC's investments in mountaintop removal. It
likes to tout its green initiatives, but major financier of MTR coal
mining in Appalachia.
As solar panels proliferate, so do clashes between neighbors over
aesthetics, 'solar rights"
Gotta keep the place "looking right"- what will climate change do to
Wind credit stalls despite bipartisan support
UK, U.S. to agree to work on floating wind turbines
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