In this week’s Climate Crisis News Roundup, COVID-19 has meat production in crisis, but what’s its climate impact? And a new report says President Trump has the worst public lands protection record in history, while the EU and Spain will soon release a green economic stimulus plan.
A team of scientists, a composer, and a string quartet came together to produce a data-driven musical call to climate action.
Climate activists get a big court win on Keystone XL as the Biden and Sanders camps unite. California has delayed air pollution rules at the behest of industry during COVID-19 as polluting oil tankers line its coast.
Trump’s former coal lobbyist EPA administrator is letting oil, gas, and coal take advantage of the global pandemic.
The price of oil dropped below zero, prompting new subsidies from the Federal Reserve. Progressive voices in the U.S. and Canada have a different idea: nationalization as a way to wind down the sector, tackle the climate crisis and create a just economic transition.
Recent studies debunk the false techtopianism in climate science models, U.S. import tariffs failed climate accounting, and Argentina’s shale industry is flailing. As fracking goes bust, what happens to orphaned wells?
California has endorsed the use of direct air capture to reverse engineer the climate crisis with technology. The controversial method already has Big Oil’s support—and the Trump administration’s.
A legal ruling on the Keystone XL Pipeline has sent shockwaves through the energy industry. Meanwhile, new studies show that war is worsening climate change, and ‘slow streets’ gains policy momentum.
Dan Dicker traded oil futures for 25 years on the NYSE. He explains how COVID-19 created a perfect storm for oil markets, and why it still doesn’t make green energy inevitable.
Earth Day turns 50, the price of oil falls below zero, Michael Moore’s new film “Planet of the Humans” generates controversy. And San Diego had big mass transit plans—then COVID-19 happened.