Fossil Fuels

Attend the June 15 BAAQMD Meeting in SF – Demand a Cap on Refinery Emissions!

View at the source. Demand a Cap on Refinery Emissions! A message from 350 Marin: JUNE 03, 2016 Please set aside time to attend this crucial Air District hearing!   Right now there are no limits on Bay Area refinery emissions.  At the next meeting of the Air Quality Management District, June 15 at 9:30am, the Directors will give direction to their…

The Surprising Ways You Consume Oil Every Day

A Yes! Magazine infographic, created by Peter Kalmus.

Dr. Peter Kalmus wrote this article for Life After Oil, the Spring 2016 issue of YES! Magazine. Peter is an atmospheric scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (speaking on his own behalf) and a contributing editor for YES! Magazine. This article draws on material from a forthcoming book about our interconnected ecological predicament. A working draft is available to read here.

Surprising Ways You Use Oil

 

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Transition US Event – Reality 101: Living Through the Peak of Industrial Civilization with Nate Hagens & Richard Heinberg at the Sebastopol Grange June 1

via Transition US: Join Nate Hagens, educator, writer and past editor of The Oil Drum, as he discusses the big picture issues facing our society today and what it means to be human in the 21st century. This presentation covers the opportunities and constraints we face as we come to the end of economic growth.…

Will Congress Act to Protect Coal Mining Communities?

via the Union of Concerned Scientists blog. by Jeremy Richardson, Union of Concerned Scientists senior energy analyst in the Climate and Energy program, conducting analytical work on the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon regulations. February 9, 2016, 7:25 pm EST Today marks the release of the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. Included in the request to Congress is…

Jerry Brown’s Loving Embrace of Oil & Gas Industry – ‘Climate Leadership’ Post-COP21

While exceedingly eager to accept credit for California’s climate leadership at the recent COP21 talks in Paris, Governor Jerry Brown’s actual record on climate policy has been considerably less appealing to climate activists than one might realize by reading and watching the mainstream press. Here are a few news items that observers of California’s climate policy…

150,000 + Comments Oppose Coal-Mining Loophole on Colorado Forest – Earthjustice PR

More in the news on Arch Coal and the decline of coal here – RR Earthjustice Press Release: Subsidies to Arch Coal slammed; renewable energy groups join wildlife, climate advocates in opposition U.S. FOREST SERVICE The public has spoken loud and clear: the Forest Service’s plan threatens our children’s future on a livable planet, our wild…

Secretary Jewell Launches Comprehensive Review of Federal Coal Program

Secretary Jewell Launches Comprehensive Review of Federal Coal Program Office of the Secretary Implements Pause on New Coal Leasing while Review is Underway; Announces Additional Transparency, Good Government Initiatives to Modernize Program Date: January 15, 2016 Contact: Jessica Kershaw, [email protected] WASHINGTON – Secretary Sally Jewell announced today that the Interior Department will launch a comprehensive…