The End Of Fossil Fuels: Is It Here Yet?

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Are we close to the end of fossil fuels? Sponsored ClimateLaunchpad ClimateLaunchpad 2020 fossil fuels peak oilHas peak oil arrived and what are the impact and opportunities for cleantech? It's been a topic of heated conversation for decades.

Biden Campaign Reaffirms End To Fossil Fuels Subsidies

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Joe Biden was against subsidies for fossil fuels a month ago, but suddenly the language in his platform opposing them disappeared. Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics Subsidies 2020 US Election Biden Biden platform Fossil Fuel Subsidies Joe Biden Sunrise Movement

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Charleston Sues 24 Fossil Fuel Companies For Costs Of Surviving Climate Change

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As Charleston approaches Friday’s third anniversary of Hurricane Irma’s extreme surge and flooding that devastated the city, officials today filed a lawsuit in South Carolina state court to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for the costs of adapting to the harmful impacts of climate change.

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Losing Value Globally

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The Australia Institute recently published a paper detailing how fossil fuels are the worst-performing sector on the ASX 300 and have been for the past decade. Coal Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Market Research Natural Gas Oil Research All Country World Index ASX 300 ASX 300 Energy ASX 300 Energy Index Australia Australian stock market Morgan Stanley Capital International Index S&P 500 S&P 500 Energy Stock market

EU Lawmakers: Fossil Fuels Have No Place In EU Recovery Fund

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The Fossil Fuel/Renewable Energy Inflection Point: 3 Perspectives

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The coronavirus may become the inflection point when renewable energy begins to surpass fossil fuels. Clean Power Fossil Fuels coronavirus fossil fuels global heating Pollution Renewable Energy solar WindWe better hope so.

The Coronavirus Should Signal The End Of Fossil Fuels

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Two recent surveys show Americans are concerned about climate change even in the midst of a pandemic, and prefer economic assistance for clean energy rather than fossil fuels. Climate Change Fossil Fuels 350.org capitalism Climate change coronavirus Divestment fossil fuels Yale Climate Communications

JPMorgan Chase, World’s Biggest Funder of Fossil Fuels, Commits to “Paris-Aligned” Financing

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#Fail — Before Epic Tesla Stock Run, 3 Banks Most Funding Fossil Fuels Recommended Selling Tesla [TSLA] Stock

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The 3 banks most funding fossil fuel development recommended selling Tesla [TSLA] stock at the end of 2019 before its epic run over the past several months. Overall, 5 of the top 10 banks funding fossil fuel growth had a "Sell" rating on.

Fossil Fuel Drilling Is Making Texans Sick (Video)

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Locals have reported headaches, nosebleeds, and respiratory problems, and they are calling on fossil fuel companies to clean up their act. Air Quality Climate Change Fossil Fuels Health Media Oil Policy & Politics Research Science #CleanUpWireless air pollution Big Oil climate Texas water pollutionIn Texas, methane leaking from fracking sites is not only heating the planet. It’s also making people ill.

Will A Watershed Event Turn The Tide Against Fossil Fuels?

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Porsche Taycan: Matching Fossil-Fueled Vehicles On Long Journeys (Almost)

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The hardest piece to write when reporting an event is the final one, the one summarizing it all up after the event is over. Excitement fades away, you are back to your daily chores, and the faint memory of the electric Porsche Taycan turns more faint every hour.

BP Withdraws From Three Fossil Fuel Industry Trade Groups

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Climate Change Fossil Fuels American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers biomethane BP Carbon pricing Western Energy Alliance Western States Petroleum AssociationBP says it is ending its association with three oil trade groups over disagreements about climate change policies.

BlackRock Has A New Attitude About Fossil Fuel Investing

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Is this a watershed moment in the campaign to rid the world of the scourge of fossil fuels? Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment BlackRock Sustainability sustainable investingIn his annual letter to business leaders, the head of BlackRock, the world's largest asset management firm, says sustainability and climate change will now be part of all investment decisions.

#Sludge Report — Who Is Funding The Fossil Fuel Industry?

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Banks have provided trillions of dollars in financing for fossil fuel projects in recent years. Fossil Fuels Bank of America Bank of England European Investments Bank fossil fuel investment Greenpeace Jamie Dimon JP Morgan Chase Mark Carney wells fargoThose investments endanger us all.

Size Matters: Energy Storage Scales Up To Beat Down Fossil Fuels

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Batteries Energy Storage Fossil Fuels Green Economy Natural Gas BNEF energy storageNatural gas cleaned coal's clock but turnabout is fair play as low-cost energy storage, wind, and solar vie for a piece of the power generation pie.

Fighting Floods & Fossil Fuels In Texas (Video)

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Banks Love Renewable Energy, But Their Boardrooms Are Still Linked With Fossil Fuels Corporations

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Big banks are talking the talk about clean, renewable energy and sustainability, but many of them still have members who have major ties to some of the world's largest fossil fuel corporations. Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Natural Gas Oil Research banks Chase exxon ExxonMobil Goldman Sachs ING Groep NV JP Morgan JP Morgan Chase

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun

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2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun. In this strangest of all years, as the death toll mounts from a disease caused by human incursions into once intact ecosystems, we’re observing another death — the demise of fossil fuels.

#Sludge Report: End Of Fossil Fuel Era Closer Than We Know

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Clean Power BNEF fossil fuels Michael Liebreich Renewable EnergyMichael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, believes we are the verge of renewable energy transition that will drive oil companies out of business decades sooner than expected.

1.35 Cents/kWh: Record Abu Dhabi Solar Bid Is A Sober Reminder To Upbeat Fossil Fuel Pundits

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Clean Power Climate Change Fossil Fuels Green Economy Grid Grid Parity Investment Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Solar Prices Solar Records abu dhabi Abu Dhabi Power Corporation Al Dhafra Solar cheapest solar Noor Abu Dhabi UAEA rather meaningful piece of energy news went almost unnoticed in recent weeks. The Abu Dhabi Power Corporation announced the lowest tariff for solar energy in the world.

Bill McKibben Organizing Protests Against Banks That Fund Fossil Fuel Industry

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Fossil Fuels Bank of America Bill McKibben citibank fossil fuel funding JP Morgan Chase Lennox Yearwood wells fargoIn a New York Times opinion piece, Bill McKibben urges readers to stop doing business with banks that fund climate destruction like JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.

350.org On Challenging Facebook’s Fossil Fuel Advertising Profits

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Despite Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing his support for the Paris Climate Agreement, Facebook continues to take money from many fossil fuel companies via advertising. Fossil Fuels Interviews Media 350.org FacebookAs has been outlined on countless occasions, large tech conglomerates play a critical role in our day-to-day lives. Platforms like Facebook, for instance, help connect over 2.38 billion monthly active users.

Investing In Fossil Fuels = Burying Your Money — 20th Century Fuel Is Staying In The Ground

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Clean Power Clean Transport Climate Change Coal Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Market Research Natural Gas Oil Policy & Politics Research co2 emissions Divestment fossil fuels oil industry united states USGiven the accelerating effects of climate breakdown — established by scientific consensus and visible with our own eyes — it is rational for investors to expect much tighter carbon regulation in the near future.

Nearly 80% Of Tesla Model Y Buyers Come From Fossil Fuel Vehicles, Data Implies

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Someone named Troy (or "Troy Teslike" on Twitter) has been fastidiously tracking Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y orders for the past several years. Troy has consistently gotten so much participation that he has very reliable and useful data on new Tesla buyers that you can't get anywhere else.

Webinar Wednesday: Fake Climate News (aka Fossil Fuel?d Propaganda) ? The Who, Why, & How

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We also have seen, for at least the last few years, that clean energy is usually the technologically superior and less expensive option for most uses (compared to traditional fossil energy). We all know clean energy is better for everyone, health-wise.

Whoosh! Wind Power Wins, Pipelines Implode In Fossil Fuel Week From Hell

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New wind power project sails ahead while fossil fuel stakeholders come to grips with record breaking heat and a fresh round of COVID-19 lockdowns. Clean Power Wind Energy clean line energy COVID-19 DOE Electricity Grain Belt Express Invenergy Kansas Missouri Renewable Energy US Energy Information Agency

FERC Sides With Fossil Fuels In Forcing Renewables To Match Prices

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The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a directive just a few days before Christmas which will require PJM Interconnection to raise prices of wind and solar power to be in line with the cost of fossil fuels. Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Green Economy Natural Gas Policy & Politics Solar Energy Wind Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC PJM PJM Interconnection

After 116 Years, Volkswagen’s Zwickau Factory Produced Its Last Fossil Fuel Vehicle Today

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Today was the last day it produced a fossil fuel vehicle, vehicle #6,049,207 from the factory under Volkswagen's reign, a Golf R Estate. Volkswagen's Zwickau factory is switching 100% to electric vehicles. It will produce a total of 6 models from 3 Volkswagen Group brands (Volkswagen, Audi, and Seat).

Top Banker For Fossil Fuel Companies Has Low Price Target On Tesla [TSLA]

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According to a report in The Guardian, the top banker for fossil fuel companies is JPMorgan Chase. Cars Clean Power Clean Transport CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive Coal Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Natural Gas Oil banks Chase JPMorgan JPMorgan Chase Tesla Tesla stockIn fact, in the past few years it has provided $22.8 billion more in financing than #2 Citi for oil, gas, and coal companies — $75.6

DNC reverses pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies

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The DNC has removed a pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies from its ledger of party demands

Renewable Hydrogen Will Drink The Fossil Fuel Milkshake

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Renewable hydrogen from water is the end game, and fossil fuel stakeholders better hold on to their milkshakes as wind and solar power rise up. Clean Power Wind Energy Denmark Electricity Energy Hydrogen Ørsted Renewable Energy

Sweden Takes Another Step Toward Freedom From Fossil Fuels

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One country after another announced plans or potential plans to stop selling fossil fuel vehicles by a certain year — 2030, 2040, Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics gas car bans Sweden Sweden gas car banGasoline and diesel vehicle bans became all the rage for a while a few years ago.

US DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D

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The Guardian bans fossil fuel advertising

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The media group will no longer accept advertising from oil and gas companies, despite acknowledging decision will have implications for its revenues. Corporate Strategy media oil Oil & Gas