Economy & Business

"Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Push Ignores Some Important Realities"

"Mainstream experts in energy policy and finance reacted skeptically to the White House's carefully orchestrated energy policy hootenanny this week, as President Donald Trump and his Cabinet declared what he called 'a golden age of American energy dominance.'"

Source: InsideClimate News, 06/30/2017

Climate Change Will Hit Southern Poor Hardest, Economic Analysis Shows

"Without effective action to bend the upward curve of greenhouse gas emissions, parts of the American South could experience more than a 20 percent drop in economic activity due to global warming by the end of the century, according to a new analysis of the regional economic risks of climate change."

Source: InsideClimate News, 06/30/2017

"Watchdog Group Sues EPA To Access Communications With Icahn"

"A U.S. watchdog group filed a lawsuit in a federal court on Tuesday to force the Environmental Protection Agency to release communications with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who it says tried to influence biofuels policy for personal gain."

Source: Reuters, 06/28/2017

Gas Industry Brings Fake Grassroots Group To Eastern Pipeline Fights

"Amid intensifying fights over new natural gas pipelines in Virginia, New Jersey and New England, the gas industry is ramping up its defense with a new front group meant to appeal to East Coasters, who have mostly avoided the fights over oil and gas development that have rocked Western states."

Source: HuffPost, 06/14/2017

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