News & Articles on Fossil Fuels

Fossil Fuels ares not renewable, obviously. They are listed here for organizational reasons. I don’t write about fossil fuels–as a rule. However, fossil fuels and those who promote them are not going away quietly. Thus, I felt it necessary to include the topic to distinguish articles that are not about nuclear power or renewable energy.

Saskatchewan energy to be 50 per cent renewable by 2030

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Emma Graney

By 2030, half of Saskatchewan’s power will come from renewable sources, with wind, solar and geothermal energy all thrown into the mix.

Syria, climate change and the horror in Paris

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Curt Cobb

A study released earlier this year suggested that the first link in the causal chain that led to the current conflict in Syria was a severe drought lasting from 2006 through 2009, a drought that yielded some of the strongest evidence yet for the link between climate change and increasingly extreme droughts.

Keystone XL rejection signals change in the pipeline: analysis

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Tyler Hamilton

A shift in cultural attitudes and technology is giving political leaders more license to act on climate.

The Road To COP21: Where is the “Locus of Control” of Effective Climate Action?

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Michael Hoexter

While we need international institutions like the UN to facilitate a global energy and land-use transition, the UN cannot function, as it has in the past, as a tar-pit or morass to entrap the good intentions of leaders and citizens worldwide to build a new energy and land use regime.

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels or You have to be Kidding

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Paul Gipe

Yep, only in Bakersfield, the oil capitol of California. Sunday morning I went down the drive to pick up the …

Yes, ExxonMobil Committed “Unparalleled Evil” Yet that Evil Can Distract From Taking Action

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Michael Hoexter

The causal framework that blames only fossil fuel companies also excuses us consumers who were and are only too happy to continue the fossil-fueled party, especially with no visible impingements on our fun from the side of the climate until quite recently.