#Fossil fuels

  • Article: Wealthy Nations Are Pushing 'Dirty Energy' Projects Across  Africa
    Environment

    Wealthy Nations Are Pushing 'Dirty Energy' Projects Across Africa

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2018

    Around 600 million people lack electricity throughout Africa. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica's New President Just Banned Fossil Fuels
    Environment

    Costa Rica's New President Just Banned Fossil Fuels

    By Jana SepehrJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 10, 2018

    "We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels.” Read more

  • Article: Portugal Produced 103% of Its Energy From Renewables in March
    Environment

    Portugal Produced 103% of Its Energy From Renewables in March

    By Joe McCarthy|April 5, 2018

    But the country still depends on fossil fuels to avoid blackouts. Read more

  • Article: Edinburgh University Just Divested From All Fossil Fuels
    Environment

    Edinburgh University Just Divested From All Fossil Fuels

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2018

    Students have now pressured 61 universities into ditching fossil fuel investment. Read more

  • Article: New York Is Divesting $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels
    Finance & Innovation

    New York Is Divesting $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 10, 2018

    The global divestment movement is beginning to have an impact. Read more

  • Article: Norway Court Greenlights Arctic Drilling in Blow to Environmentalists
    Environment

    Norway Court Greenlights Arctic Drilling in Blow to Environmentalists

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 4, 2018

    The ruling runs counter to public beliefs. Read more

  • Article: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed $5 Trillion Annually. Here’s Why
    Finance & Innovation

    Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed $5 Trillion Annually. Here’s Why

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017

    “It is difficult to think of products that are more harmful to subsidize than fossil fuels.” Read more

  • Feature: Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?
    FeatureEnvironment

    Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    The rush to privatize public lands by the Trump administration runs counter to widely held beliefs. Read more