Signing the Fossil Free Declaration would help stigmatise the fossil fuel
companies responsible for climate change.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Thursday fossil fuels
can help prevent sexual assault because the "lights are on.
The best available science indicates that at least 85% of fossil fuel
reserves must remain in the ground to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
I cringe each time I pass it, knowing that the future of energy is now committed to the age of sustainable energy, not fossil fuel
The UO Foundation has said its stake in fossil fuel
companies makes up less than 1 percent of its $873 million available for investment.
Removing financial backing from the fossil fuel
industry puts NZNO on the right side of history and is a step that takes leadership.
Writing in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Greenstone and coauthors Thomas Covert, assistant professor in the School of Business at the University of Chicago, and Christopher Knittel, professor of energy economics and director of the Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, maintain that the continued use of fossil fuels
will increase global temperatures by 10[degrees]-15[degrees]F--and those numbers do not account for advances in fossil fuel
extraction techniques that could make resources we cannot even extract today economically accessible, such as oil shale and methane hydrates, potentially adding another 1.
While past performance is not always indicative of future returns, we see long-term risks for the fossil fuel
industry," he said.
To sum up, the IPCC report highlighted the need for the hundreds of thousands of dollars invested in fossil fuel
production to be shifted to renewable energy resources that have become more affordable and widespread if we want to tackle global warming.
Secondly, Epstein clearly targets an audience on the totally opposite end of the spectrum, opening with 'proving' that all the so-called 'experts' preaching the supposed detrimental impacts of rampant fossil fuel
consumption are dead wrong and always have been.
But, as I explain in a new book "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
," if we truly think critically about the morality of fossil fuel
energy, both its benefits and its risks, fossil fuel
energy is not a dangerous addiction but a healthy choice.
Global Banking News-April 30, 2015--HSBC asks clients to be wary of fossil fuels