Energy & Fuel

"New York’s $226 Billion Pension Fund Is Dropping Fossil Fuel Stocks"

"New York State’s pension fund, one of the world’s largest and most influential investors, will drop many of its fossil fuel stocks in the next five years and sell its shares in other companies that contribute to global warming by 2040, the state comptroller said on Wednesday."

Source: NYTimes, 12/11/2020

Safety And Climate Fears Dog Planned LNG Export Terminal on Delaware R.

"Plans for a new half-billion-dollar liquefied natural gas export terminal on the Delaware River in South Jersey were greenlighted by the Delaware River Basin Commission on Wednesday. But opponents say they will challenge the LNG project in federal court, and they’ve gained the support of Hollywood stars like Leonardo DeCaprio and Mark Ruffalo, along with climate leaders like Bill McKibben."

Source: NPR, 12/11/2020

550+ Green Groups Call for Biden to Act on Plastics Pollution in 2021

"Today, an unusually broad coalition of environmental groups, numbering more than 550, called on the incoming Biden-Harris administration to address plastic pollution alongside fossil fuels, releasing an eight-point platform that largely focuses on ways the next administration could act without a Democratic majority in the Senate."

Source: DeSmog, 12/10/2020

"Many U.S. States Are Behind On Their Own Climate Milestones: Report"

"Many of the U.S. states with bold commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions are on track to miss their targets, according to an analysis published on Tuesday by green group Environmental Defense Fund."

Source: Reuters, 12/09/2020

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