The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has fully divested itself from its $187 million stake in BP, one of the world’s seven supermajor oil and gas companies.The Guardian first reported the news by comparing filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust between September of 2015 […]
As of Friday morning, about 88,200 gallons of oil have leaked from a Shell flow line into the Gulf of Mexico. Source: Yet Another Oil Spill Wreaks Havoc On The Gulf Of Mexico And Nearby Coastal Communities | ThinkProgress
The Great Barrier Reef is dying, and only politicians can save it. Source: Australia Is Letting the Great Barrier Reef Die Over a Lot of Coal | Motherboard
The poor and vulnerable will be hardest-hit. Source: The Fort McMurray Wildfire Isn’t ‘Ironic.’ This Is How Climate Change Works | Motherboard
We are all consumers of oil, not to mention coal and natural gas, which means that we’ve all contributed to the latest inferno. Source: Fort McMurray and the Fires of Climate Change – The New Yorker
John Sutter says heed this number: 400 ppm. That’s how much carbon dioxide is in the air for every million parts of something else. It’s warming Earth. Source: Climate: We’re burning through Earth’s carbon budget – CNN.com
BREAKING: Obama Administration Says Yes To Drilling In The Arctic | ThinkProgress.
Congress Poised To Eliminate Key Tax Breaks For Middle Class, Provide Permanent Tax Breaks For Corporations | ThinkProgress.