Browsing the "fossil fuels" Tag

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Is Coal Really the Answer to Energy Inequality?

It’s not hard to see inequalities in the energy world and one of the most glaring is unequal access to power. Conservative groups, like the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation have accused climate activists of waging a war against poor and vulnerable communities by denying them access to power in the form of coal. […]

October 16th

Unitarian Universalists Divest From Fossil Fuels!

In some good new in the fight against climate change, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) passed a resolution calling for divestment of their $175 UUA Common Endowment Fund from fossil fuel companies at their 2014 General Assembly in Providence, Rhode Island, over the weekend. “The UUA has a long-standing history of fighting for our environment,” said […]

July 1st

Climate Change Skeptics Winning Awards?

Out of 100 actively publishing climate scientists, 97 agree with the overwhelming evidence that humans are causing climate change. Of the remaining three percent, two percent are still skeptical, while just one percent believe humans are not causing climate change. Who are these scientific outliers? Well, wonder no more. Exxon-funded think tank, the Heartland Institute, “the primary American […]

June 27th

University of Dayton Divests From Fossil Fuels

The University of Dayton, a Catholic, Marianist university, announced yesterday that it will begin divesting its $670 million investment pool from fossil fuel companies. It joins the growing list of religious groups, seminaries, and universities that have made this brave step. “This action, which is a significant step in a long-term process, is consistent with […]

June 24th