ety violations and a wide variety of taxes across six different states, beat out the Republican candidate Bill Cole for the West Virginia governor’s seat.Justice, who switched his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat in advance of the race, o Source: West Virginia’s top mine safety delinquent is also its new governor. | Grist
Northern Gateway is the latest tar sands pipeline to run afoul of the law. Source: Canada just shut down another major pipeline proposal | Grist
Coal and gas will begin their terminal decline in less than a decade, according to a new BNEF analysis. Source: The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity – Bloomberg
Managers at the biggest oil firms clash with investors over climate change Source: The elephant in the atmosphere | The Economist
Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is Source: Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math | Rolling Stone
The largest oil company in Europe reported profit of $484 million, compared with $4.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015. Source: Shell’s First-Quarter Profit Fell 89% Amid Weak Energy Prices – The New York Times
Congress Has Made Undermining Energy And Environmental Laws The Focus Of Its First 100 Days | ThinkProgress.
Half of voters have no idea who the Koch brothers are — so here’s a quick and dirty primer | Grist.
West Virginia Passes Bill Rolling Back Regulations On Chemical Storage Tanks | ThinkProgress.