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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2015, 10:23:09 pm »

In fossil fuel industry board rooms in undisclosed locations, strategy sessions are being held to accomplish a trifecta.

1. Avoid litigation that would result in forcing them to pay for the massive enevironmental damage they are responsible for over the last 120 years.

2. Enjoy a 20 year (at least) profit bonanza from a guaranteed massive price hike for fossil fuels due to massive global cooling.

3. Regain their fraudulent 20th century title of "savior" of civilization while blaming all the environemtnal problems on another dirty energy explosive/source.


The secret memo that may have already been disseminated to their bought and paid for political lackeys is this:

We all know that war is good for business, but NUCLEAR WAR is even better. Not only will we no longer have to endure silly talk about global warming, we will have guaranteed profits for at least two decades! The price spike from nuclear war will be turn into a price spike on steroids with the nuclear winter. 

During that time the population can be convinced we are their saviors while we strangle other energy producing upstarts like solar and wind with legislation that "defends the people from wasteful energy sources".   

Nuclear War will be the biggest propaganda bonanza we have ever had. We will no longer be restrained in our prudent, measured, logical, do the math, exploitation of earth's resources for the good of mankind and our shareholders.

So get moving and start that saber rattling!
We want NUCLEAR WINTER ASAP!




THE AFTERMATH OF NUCLEAR WAR ACCORDING TO THE STUDY
Year 0
Five megatons of black carbon released into the atmosphere, which absorbs sunlight and begins to cool the planet. Black carbon rain also kills millions.
Year 1
Average surface temperature drops by 1°C (2°F).
Year 2
Crop growing season is shortened by 10 to 40 days.
Year 5
Earth is an average of 1.5°C (3°F) colder than the present day, colder than it has been in 1,000 years. There is also nine per cent less rainfall. The ozone is also up to 25 per cent thinner, increasing UV rays on Earth.
Year 10
Ozone recovers slightly to just 8 per cent less than modern day.
Year 20
Planet warms slightly to 0.5°C (1°F) lower than the present day.
Year 26
Rainfall increases to about 4.5 per cent less than today

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2699854/Life-nuclear-war-revealed-Computer-models-reveal-Earth-suffer-20-year-long-winter-worldwide-famine.html#ixzz3ZmwIIez5

Agelbert NOTE: They left a MINOR DETAIL OUT. The price of FOSSIL FUELS WILL GO TO THE MOON AND STAY THERE. Nuclear war is insane, stupid and suicidal. But so is the fossil fuel industry. They have a TRACK RECORD of ignoring, and indeed fostering, climate and human health damaging activities while making us pay the price. So do not be surprized if they think NUCLEAR WAR is a "GOOD DEAL" for them, no matter what they say in public.




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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2015, 03:19:25 pm »

Shell Oil Caught Planning for Deadly 4 to 6 Degree Rise in Global Temperature byericlewis

Whoopsies  ;).
From The Guardian:

Royal Dutch Shell has been accused of pursuing a strategy that would lead to potentially catastrophic climate change after an internal document acknowledged a global temperature rise of 4C, twice the level considered safe for the planet.

A paper used for guiding future business planning at the Anglo-Dutch multinational assumes that carbon dioxide emissions will fail to limit temperature increases to 2C, the internationally agreed threshold to prevent widespread flooding, famine and desertification.

Instead, the New Lens Scenarios document refers to a forecast by the independent International Energy Agency (IEA) that points to a temperature rise of up to 4C in the short term, rising later to 6C.
...

The Shell document says: “Both our (oceans and mountains) scenarios and the IEA New Policies scenario (and our base case energy demand and outlook) do not limit emissions to be consistent with the back-calculated 450 parts per million (Co2 in the atmosphere) 2 degrees C.”


It adds: “We also do not see governments taking steps now that are consistent with 2 degrees C scenario.”

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/17/shell-accused-of-strategy-risking-catastrophic-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

Surely there's nothing Shell itself could do to try to mitigate global warming. They're just planning realistically for our future! 
 
But seriously, this is disgusting. It shows callous disregard for the planet and all its inhabitants.
Contact Shell and tell them to change their plans:


Mail: P.O. Box 2463, Houston, TX 77252 (Shell Oil Company)
Shell U.S. Switchboard: 713-241-6161 (all Shell U.S. companies)
US Shareholder Services: 888-737-2377
Shell U.S. Media Relations: 713-241-4544
Shell U.S. Trademarks: 888-SHELLTM or 888-743-5586
Shell U.S. Royalties: 281-544-2600


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RW media may not believe climate change is real. (95+ / 0-)
But sure looks like Shell believes it. Smoking gun.
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by RhodeIslandAspie on Sun May 17, 2015 at 04:14:00 PM PDT

Makes the timing of TPP so suspicous, huh?
The people behind it and supporting it are ass holes, too, just as much as companies that will use it to put us on the hook for their destructive failures...again.
by Words In Action on Sun May 17, 2015 at 10:44:54 PM PDT

ALEC
From an associated Guardian article:
"With Shell’s involvement in such controversial areas there is also scrutiny of its lobbying efforts. The Union of Concerned Scientists in the US has started a campaign against Shell over its continued involvement in the American Legislative Exchange Council (Alec), a rightwing nonprofit organisation that has been criticised for drafting model legislation that denies any human contribution to climate change."

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by northsylvania on Mon May 18, 2015 at 12:48:55 AM PDT

Ass holes (58+ / 0-)
by GANJA on Sun May 17, 2015 at 04:12:25 PM PDT

Ass hole is too nice a word. An ass hole cuts
in front of you in traffic. A sociopath enables mass death on this kind of scale. You can't have a conscience and work in the top rungs of a major oil company in 2015.
by samanthab on Mon May 18, 2015 at 04:06:50 AM PDT



what top rungs are available?

you got me thinking; is there an industry in which sociopathic qualities are not required at the top end?
Finance?
Any type of resource extraction?
Retail?
Politics/military?
Maybe Ben & Jerry?

Last full month in which the average daily temperature did not exceed twentieth-century norms: 2/1985 - Harper's Index, 2/2013 UPDATE 2/2015: still true, getting worse. 2014 hottest year ever.

by kamarvt on Mon May 18, 2015 at 05:12:06 AM PDT

Not exactly

Our culture just promotes sociopathy, and rewards it.
If corporate charters could be revoked for serious malfeasance and if the only way to get a tax loophole was to donate money in a pro social manner?
Then it might be different.
We make the USA run...or not... Bring back the general strike!!!
by slouchingdragon on Mon May 18, 2015 at 11:24:59 AM PDT

And that includes the leaders

Of industrialized countries who assist fossil fuel companies in creating that catastrophe.

“If there is no justice for the people, may there be no peace for the government.”
by MrJayTee on Mon May 18, 2015 at 10:29:20 AM PDT
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/17/1385496/-Shell-Oil-Caught-Planning-for-Deadly-4-to-6-Degree-Rise-in-Global-Temperature
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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #17 on: June 16, 2015, 06:11:22 pm »
Sen. Lindsey Graham has Empathy Deficit Disorder AND a psychopath's sense of humor too. 
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GRAHAM: "I'm gonna get you motivated to want to kill the clay pigeon..."
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GRAHAM: "Alright, do a Bernie Sanders."

SKEET OPERATOR: "Alright."

GRAHAM: "Pull!"

(SOUND OF GUNSHOT)

GRAHAM: "Sorry about that, Bernie!"

(LAUGHTER)

 


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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2015, 06:37:01 pm »
Fossil Fuel-Funded Lawmakers Want to Weaken Human and Environmental Health Protections

Elliott Negin, Union of Concerned Scientists | June 16, 2015 10:02 am

Americans consistently support environmental safeguards by wide margins. A survey of likely 2016 voters, for instance, found that 91 percent of Americans endorse strengthening drinking water and air pollution protections, 87 percent want expanded renewable energy development, and 82 percent would like the government to place limits on power plant carbon pollution.


Texas Republican Lamar Smith  :evil4: , chairman of the House Science Committee, wants to make it more difficult for the EPA to do its job. Photo credit: The Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy.

Despite those numbers, industry-backed legislators in both houses of Congress have been introducing—and reintroducing—benign-sounding bills over the last few years that would do the exact opposite of what a solid majority of Americans want.  The sponsors of these Trojan Horse bills claim they would increase accountability and transparency, but in fact they would obstruct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal agencies from enacting science-based rules, setting back public health and environmental protections for decades to come.

Full article at link. Bring your barf bag.

http://ecowatch.com/2015/06/16/lawmakers-weaken-health-protections/
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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2015, 02:30:02 pm »
Koch Brothers Exposed for Campaign Contributions to 19 Members of Congress Who Voted to Deny Fair Compensation to Asbestos Victims  >:(

Environmental Working Group | July 16, 2015 10:42 am

House Judiciary Committee members who voted for a bill that could delay or deny fair compensation to asbestos victims received almost $3.3 million in campaign contributions over the last five years from companies that would benefit from the legislation, according to an investigation of federal records by Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund.




The so-called FACT Act, H.R. 526, authored by Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.), is being supported by dozens of companies and industry associations with billions of dollars worth of liability for deaths and diseases caused by exposing workers, their families or consumers to asbestos. On May 14, the Judiciary panel approved it 19 to 9. The full House is expected to debate it soon.

“Rep. Farenthold’s bill claims to be about increasing transparency for asbestos claims, but it’s really just a scheme to delay paying for victims’ deaths and illnesses as long as possible,” said Bill Walker of EWG Action Fund and author of the report.

“The FACT Act would not only erect needless bureaucratic hurdles to victims’ compensation, but by forcing them to make public their personal financial data, could put them at risk of identity theft,” Walker said. “You might think such a bad bill would be a non-starter for members of Congress, but our report shows how asbestos interests are using their cash and clout in an attempt to deny justice and evade the consequences of their liability.”

The Koch brothers empire, which includes the forest products giant Georgia-Pacific, and its affiliated political action committee, has given the 19 committee members who voted for the FACT Act $241,500 since 2010. Koch network contributions were exceeded only by defense contractor Honeywell International, which gave the members more than $245,000.



In addition to their campaign contributions, since 2010, Koch, Honeywell, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others aligned with asbestos interests have spent unknown millions of dollars on K Street, lobbying for the bill.

Most of the largest contributors to congressional supporters of the FACT Act were defense contractors, who have exposed millions of Americans to asbestos over the years. But big donors also included AT&T, ExxonMobil, railroads and insurance companies.

Koch’s Georgia-Pacific subsidiary is facing tens of thousands of lawsuits from people exposed to asbestos in its pipe joint compound. The company’s estimated liability is nearly $1 billion—culpability it tried to skirt by funding bogus scientific studies falsely concluding that the type of asbestos used in the product does not cause cancer.

Honeywell International, whose political action committee donated more money to members of Congress than any other U.S. corporate PAC, has paid out more than $1 billion in asbestos damages since 2010.

The 19 FACT Act supporters on the House Judiciary Committee received an average of $173,267 apiece from asbestos interests since 2010.

EWG Action Fund examined federal records of campaign contributions to members of the House Judiciary Committee who voted for the FACT Act, starting with the 2010 election cycle.

The EWG Action Fund report compiles contributions from companies that met at least one of these criteria:

•Companies or industry associations that have disclosed on federal forms that they lobbied for the FACT Act or for asbestos litigation reform.

•Companies named in court decisions in the last 10 years as defendants in asbestos lawsuits.

•Companies that have disclosed significant asbestos liability in Securities and Exchange Commission filings or whose liability was confirmed by news reports.


House Judiciary Committee members who received the most campaign contributions from asbestos interests between 2010 and 2015 were:

•Lamar Smith (R-TX), $382,150
•Darryl Issa (R-CA), $372,329
•Virgil Goodlatte (R-VA), the committee chair, $300,879
•Randy Forbes (R-VA), $286,285
•Blake Farenthold (R-TX), $239,250


EWG Action Fund’s full analysis is here:

Asbestos Interests Gave $3.3 Million to House Members Who Voted to Impede Compensation for Victims

http://ecowatch.com/2015/07/16/koch-brothers-exposed-asbestos/
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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #20 on: July 17, 2015, 08:03:05 pm »
Thursday, July 16, 2015
 
FLORIDA’S SOLAR FIGHT GETS MEANER

Second group launches solar energy ballot initiative
Jim Turner, July 16, 2015 (Sun Sentinel)

“A new ‘pro solar-energy’  coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group's proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida… Consumers for Smart Solar    , a group whose leadership includes two former state lawmakers, a Jacksonville tea-party founder, and a former chairman of the Florida Public Service Commission…will race to collect signatures to get on the 2016 ballot alongside the ongoing effort by a group known as Floridians for Solar Choice [to make solar leasing possible in the state]…



 “[M]embers of the new group described the proposal by Floridians for Solar Choice — now under review by the state Supreme Court — as a ‘power grab ’   by out-of-state [national solar installers like SolarCity and Sunrun]… Floridians for Solar Choice [which includes the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, the Florida Retail Federation, Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship, the Ecology Party of Florida, the Evangelical Environmental Network, Greenpeace USA, the Sierra Club Florida, the Space Coast Climate Change Initiative and The Tea Party Network] responded that the newest opposition ‘is a slickly developed campaign to potentially confuse voters’ and said it believes the effort is supported by [traditional fossil fuel and nuclear interests and utilities]…” 

http://newenergynews.blogspot.com/2015/07/floridas-solar-fight-gets-meaner.html

Agelbert NOTE: The fossil fuelers and nuke pukes never stop trying to pull the wool over our eyes while they fleece AND poison us 24/7. I hope the Floridians for Solar Choice expose the "Consumers for Smart Solar" (See Orwell) profit over people and planet, Empathy Deficit Disordered skullduggery for all to see.
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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #21 on: July 23, 2015, 05:57:56 pm »
Corruption of Government and Environment by Fossil Fuel Companies


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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2015, 07:30:33 pm »
Watch The Fossil Fuel Government DO WHAT IT DOES to prevent the fossil fuel industry from being held liable for, and paying for, their CRIMES>:(
Climate Scientist Faces Backlash for Urging Investigation of Fossil Fuel Companies


Jagadish Shukla will be questioned by a Congressional committee after he and other scientists called for a racketeering probe of deliberate climate denial.


By Katherine Bagley, InsideClimate News   

Oct 7, 2015

This story was updated on Oct. 7 at 2:00 p.m.

A climate scientist who was the lead signatory on a letter urging President Obama to launch a federal investigation into whether fossil fuel companies "knowingly deceived the American people about the risks of climate change" is now facing an investigation by Congress because of his part in the letter.

Jagadish Shukla  , a climate scientist at George Mason University in Virginia, received notice Oct. 1 that the non-profit research organization he runs, the Institute of Global Environment and Society (IGES), will soon be investigated by the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology for suspected misuse of federal funding.

Republican Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas , who chairs the House committee, requested that Shukla and IGES "preserve all e-mail, electronic documents, and data (‘electronic records’) created since January 1, 2009," according to the notice.

The investigation stems from Shukla's involvement in the letter to President Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch and White House science advisor John Holdren on Sept. 1. The letter's 20 signees—climate scientists from Columbia University, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of Maryland and other institutions—asked the administration to explore whether energy companies could be prosecuted under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) of 1970 for purposefully casting doubt on the scientific evidence for climate change. Federal prosecutors used the RICO Act in the 1990s and 2000s to sue tobacco companies for covering up the health impacts of smoking. ScienceInsider first reported Smith's investigation.

Shukla's research organization, IGES, posted a copy of the RICO letter to its website—a move that Smith told Shukla "raises serious concerns"  ::) over a taxpayer-funded scientific group "participating in partisan political activity." The research center has received funds from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA.

"Promoting a lobbying effort and publicizing that effort on a website is not an appropriate use of federal research funds," an aide for the House Science, Space and Technology Committee told InsideClimate News.

"Additional questions have been raised regarding the fiscal management of federal grant dollars received by IGES and the transfer of IGES to George Mason University," the aide said. The committee will be looking into the salaries of Shukla and his wife Anastasia, who works as the organization's business manager.

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"I signed this letter as a private citizen on personal time, urging action on climate change, and I have been shocked by the reaction," Shukla told InsideClimate News. "Any allegations of inappropriate behavior are untrue."

IGES said the letter was posted on its website inadvertently. It has since been removed.

"IGES's recent decision to remove documents from its website raises concerns that additional information vital to the Committee's investigation may not be preserved," Smith wrote. Smith informed Shukla he and his colleagues had until Oct. 8 to inform the House Committee on how IGES would comply with the request.

"The House Science Committee isn’t going after Dr. Shukla and his colleagues for their scientific work, but for their opinions as private citizens," said Michael Halpern, program manager of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. "Scientists have the same right as anyone to engage in the political process and express their beliefs without fear of being hauled before Congress for their views."

A History of Inquiries

Smith's investigation is just the latest in a long line of probes into climate scientists by conservative politicians. In 2005, Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, who was then Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, examined the work of climate scientists Michael Mann of Penn State and Ray Bradley of the University of Massachusetts. Over the last decade, the scientific community has had to field an increasing number of public records requests from conservative groups looking to cast doubt on their research.

"Overall, scientists whose work is policy relevant are certainly under more scrutiny than ever before through a variety of means, from subpoenas to open records requests, and need to be prepared to respond to that scrutiny," said Halpern. Such investigations, he said, "can send the wrong message to researchers about how valuable their expertise is to society. We need scientists to engage in public conversations on science-based issues, no matter how contentious the topic."    

The biggest difference between Smith's investigation today and the one Mann and Bradley faced in 2005, Mann said, is that "back then, there were a number of moderate pro-science, pro-environment Republicans who came to my defense. Chief among them was Sherwood Boehlert—an old-school Republican from upstate New York."

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"Unfortunately, we no longer have moderate republicans like Boehlert chairing the House science committee," said Mann.  >:(
The old fossil fuel industry FUNDED witch hunt.  >:(

Shukla and his colleagues' letter was sent three weeks before an eight-month investigation by InsideClimate News showed that ExxonMobil's own research confirmed fossil fuels' role in climate change in the 1970s and 1980s. The company then spent the next two decades funding a campaign to derail climate regulations and question climate science.

"If corporations in the fossil fuel industry and their supporters are guilty of the misdeeds that have been documented in books and journal articles, it is imperative that these misdeeds be stopped as soon as possible,"  Shulka and the other climate scientists wrote in the letter.

Holdren wrote back to the researchers that "the [Obama] administration shares the concern expressed in the letter about the seriousness of the threat posed by climate change," according to ScienceInsider.

ScienceInsider also reported that Shulka is not the only signatory of the letter facing backlash.

Attorney Christopher Horner , a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based libertarian think tank, filed a public records request with several of the signatories' universities for emails contained the words "RICO, racketeer, racketeering, DOJ, prosecute or prosecution."

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"If they believe this is part of their job, we will not dispute that, but instead would like to see how the institutions were used in this innovative application of public education resources," Horner told ScienceInsider. 


http://insideclimatenews.org/news/07102015/climate-scientist-shukla-backlash-RICO-investigation-fossil-fuel-companies-lamar-smith-congress

The Fossil Fuelers   DID THE Climate Trashing, human health depleteing CRIME,   but since they have ALWAYS BEEN liars and conscience free crooks, they are trying to AVOID   DOING THE TIME or     PAYING THE FINE!     Don't let them get away with it! Pass it on!
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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2015, 08:59:19 pm »
British Government Accused of Distorting Market in Support of Fossil Fuels and Nukes  >:(

Alex Kirby, Climate News Network | October 7, 2015 10:14 am

One of the pioneers of the UK’s renewable energy industry says the British government is distorting the market in an attempt to support fossil fuels and nuclear power.


Onshore wind farms in the UK have had government support cut. Photo credit: Andy Magee / Flickr

Onshore wind farms in the UK have had government support cut. Photo credit: Andy Magee / Flickr

His accusation comes as the industry’s trade association, RenewableUK, announces that in the second quarter of this year renewable energy produced 25.3 percent of the country’s electricity—more than either nuclear power (21.5 percent) or coal (20.5 percent).

The accuser is Dale Vince, who in 1995 founded the green energy company Ecotricity, which supplies almost 170,000 British customers with wind and solar power.

He is challenging the government to scrap its subsidies for nuclear power and fossil fuels in order to “create a level playing field” after it cut support for renewable energy.


Abandon Policies 

Last month, the influential Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said countries should abandon fossil fuel support policies.

Vince said that in the second quarter of 2015 renewable energy had, for the first time, outperformed the nuclear and coal industries. And it had done so with a fraction of the subsidies that fossil fuels and nuclear power enjoyed.

He said:

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“Renewable energy receives one-tenth of the support that fossil fuels do, yet powers 25 percent of the country. And government says only renewable energy has to stand on its own two feet. It makes no economic sense. Britain is blessed with enough renewable energy to power our entire country several times over, safely, without pollution and at the lowest cost of all energy sources.”

Vince added that the International Monetary Fund put UK subsidies to the fossil industries in Britain at £30 billion (US$45.5 bn) annually—more than £1,000 (US$1,500) per household per year. “In contrast, support for all renewable energy amounted to £2.6 billion last year, about £100 per household per year, with onshore wind—which is the main focus of government attacks—adding just £10 to household energy bills.”

“Unfortunately, the government appears ideologically opposed to renewable energy and has moved to put a stop to this incredible success story, ” says Vince.

“It is not just cutting all support and increasing planning hurdles, but even going so far as to make renewable energy pay the Climate Change Levy, which is (or was) a tax on fossil fuels to fund climate change measures. Renewable energy in Britain now effectively subsidizes the fossil fuel industry—to the tune of £1 billion every year, ” he adds.

Last week, the government announced it would pay a further £2 bn to encourage the Chinese to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in the west of England.

Vince said the plant would be paid twice the market price for power, for the next 35 years—”and then we’ll have to clean up the mess left behind, which already amounts to £120 billion for the current fleet of nuclear plants being decommissioned.”

Widespread Criticism   

Plans by the government to supplement its aging fleet of nuclear power stations with a new reactor at Hinkley Point is attracting widespread criticism—not just from anti-nuclear campaigners, but also from the energy industry and investment banks.

The government is also intent on exploiting shale gas. As the energy and climate change secretary, Amber Rudd, explained in August: “We are backing the safe development of shale gas because it’s good for jobs, giving hardworking people and their families more financial security, good for our energy security and part of our plan to decarbonize the economy.”

“We need more secure, home-grown energy supplies—and shale gas must play a part in that.”

As claims mount that the UK’s energy policy is in disarray, the hapless Rudd has been renamed “Amber Rudderless” by some of her critics.

The UK government’s policy appears to ignore global trends. Worldwide, 2015 marks a doubling of the renewable energy sector from its size just 10 years ago.

http://ecowatch.com/2015/10/07/uk-rigging-market-renewables/?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=915c031796-Top_News_10_7_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-915c031796-85912329
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Re: Re: Fossil Fuel Skulldugggery
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2015, 02:39:31 pm »
     

What's wrong with the rest of this country?
??? Fossil Fuel Industry CORRUPTION and THREATS!

24 States Sue Obama Over Clean Power Plan   
http://ecowatch.com/2015/10/24/clean-power-plan-lawsuits/

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr: In the next decade there will be an epic battle for survival for humanity against the forces of ignorance and greed. It’s going to be Armageddon, represented by the oil industry on one side, versus the renewable industry on the other. And people are going to have to choose sides – including politically.

They will have to choose sides because oil and coal, they will not be able to survive – they are not going to be able to burn their proven reserves. If they do, then we are all dead.

 And they are quite willing to burn it. We’re all going to be part of that battle. We are going to watch governments being buffeted by the whims of money and greed on one side, and idealism and hope on the other.



Internal Documents Expose Fossil Fuel Industry’s Decades of Deception on Climate Change.
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« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2015, 06:17:45 pm »
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Let us assume the false flag theory is true and this event was planned what would be the objective of such an event? Would it be to convince the French public to be more supportive of aggressive military actions or to take a more hard line approach to immigration? I think if there is a motive it would more likely be the former as staging an event like this simply to reduce immigration is overkill.

I agree that the motive is not more war in the Middle East or the immigration thing.

So, WHAT IS THE MOTIVE?

Polluters Goebbels Style Conspiracy to Sabotage COP21

Let us connect the war profiteering dots, shall we? Some here will scoff and say I just discarded "more war" as a motive. Yes, I did that. But I DID NOT discard WAR SCARE propaganda.

WHAT, EXACTLY, is scheduled to happen next month in PARIS that threatens the bottom line of ALL the war profiteering ****s all over the planet?

COP21!

Can you think of a better way to DISTRACT the worldwide public from the climate change reforms that spell bankruptcy for the polluting "business models" that RELY on price shocks and wars to keep making billions of dollars in profits to buy or bop politicians with?

Can you think of a better way to frighten all the delegates from all over the world coming to Paris next month?

Can you think of a better way to keep the climate change issue OFF the front pages while the COP21 conference gets CASTRATED by the fossil fuel, mining, chemical, weapons manufacturing and pharmaceutical (etc.) industries?

THESE PEOPLE WILL DO ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING TO PRESERVE THEIR PROFITS!
 
Polluters: Do not **** with our "business model" or our profits.  :evil4:

IF IT'S BLOOD ON THE STREETS THAT IS CALLED FOR, THEY WILL DO IT! THEY HAVE A TRACK RECORD FOR DOING IT!. FOLLOW THE GOD DAMNED MONEY! $$$,$$$,$$$,$$$ EVERY YEAR!!!

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« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2015, 04:43:09 pm »

4 Ways Exxon Stopped Action on Climate Change 


http://ecowatch.com/2015/11/27/exxon-stopped-climate-action
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« Reply #27 on: December 02, 2015, 02:57:39 pm »
 

Exxon Targets Journalists Who Exposed Massive Climate Change Cover-Up

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/exxon_targets_journalists_who_exposed_massive_climate_cover-up_20151201
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« Reply #28 on: December 22, 2015, 03:29:23 pm »
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As the Dec. 23 deadline approaches for the fossil fuel industry to respond to legal briefs in support of the Clean Power Plan, the Sierra Club released The Fight Before Christmas, a new version of the beloved holiday poem A Visit from St. Nicholas, illustrating the activities of corporate polluters and their allies two nights before Christmas.

http://ecowatch.com/2015/12/22/clean-power-plan-poem/





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“Process,” “roadmap,” “framework.” We need to use the technical word “bulls hit” to describe these phrases. They are words to describe non-agreements, words to fool the public into thinking something important has actually been accomplished.

Despite all the hype about how cheap renewal energy is becoming it’s still cheaper to burn fossil fuels (FF), since FF producers don’t have to pay a dime to treat their deadly (to the climate) carbon dioxide waste. Thanks to fracking and other factors the price of methane (natural gas) is at a 16 year low. The U.S. has so much oil it can now export it again. The obvious, obvious need for a tax to pay for FF waste is not mentioned in the agreement.

The agreement doesn’t even challenge the subsidies that governments give to the FF industries to go out and find more carbon to burn. A piece in Scientific American in May 2015 calculated the total yearly amount of these subsidies, a breathtaking; mind boggling $5 trillion, $5 trillion a year to hasten the end of a human-favored climate.   

‘Progress’ Is Fatal   
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By Stanley Heller / PeaceNews

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/progress_is_fatal_20151221


The REALLY inconvenient truth!
 


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