Energy & Fuel

"Exxon's Auditor Could Hold Key Piece of Climate Fraud Investigation"

"A high-stakes legal battle between ExxonMobil and the New York attorney general's office is roiling around documents held by the company's auditors. Those documents, usually dry disclosures that hold little public interest, could afford a candid—and perhaps damaging—glimpse into Exxon's private calculations of the business risks posed by climate change."

Source: InsideClimate News, 03/07/2017

"Oklahoma Tribe Sues Oil Companies In Tribal Court Over Earthquake"

"An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state’s largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings."

Source: AP, 03/07/2017

"Trump Got Nearly $1 Million in Energy-Efficiency Subsidies in 2012"

"The Trump White House has wasted no time in targeting pro-climate policies, freezing energy-efficiency standards finalized during the last days of the Obama administration. Its “America First Energy Plan” makes no mention of renewable energy or energy efficiency, and it is focused on fossil fuels. But in 2012, Donald J. Trump, the businessman, played a different tune."

Source: NY Times, 03/06/2017


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