fossil fuels

Environment

Climate activists hail Dem budget spending on clean energy

Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments” in clean energy and jobs and put the nation on a path to cut greenhouse emissions by at least 50% by 2030. The plan also would move the country toward a carbon-free electric grid by 2035,

Energy

Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office. Calgary-based TC Energy said it would work with government agencies “to ensure a safe termination of

Climate Change

At least 2 Exxon board members lose seats in climate fight

Exxon Mobil’s shareholders have voted to replace at least two of the company’s 12 board members with directors who are seen as better suited to fight climate change, bolster Exxon’s finances and guide it through a transition to cleaner energy. The results, which Exxon called preliminary, were announced by the company after its annual shareholder

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Attack on Keystone Pipeline Bodes Ill For Jobs, Economy

Among the list of things President Joe Biden has reportedly promised to do immediately upon taking office is reversing President Donald Trump’s approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Such a move would signal a return of the job-killing and energy price-boosting climate change agenda of the Obama administration. The proposed pipeline, which would transport Canadian

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