A police watchdog has today called for two reviews into law enforcement tactics handling anti-fracking protests, in what has been described as “an authoritarian war” against the right to protest at a shale gas site in the UK. <br><br>(via DeSmog UK)

A police watchdog has today called for two reviews into law enforcement tactics handling anti-fracking protests, in what has been described as “an authoritarian war” against the right to protest at a shale gas site in the UK.

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Watchdog Calls for ‘Urgent’ Review of Police Tactics at Fracking Protests

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“Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has done better for Alberta than our own leaders, and that should make us all angry.”

"Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has done better for Alberta than our own leaders, and that should make us all angry."

Column: Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is Alberta's President

Some love Donald Trump, while others despise him. The main thing these two groups have in common is they are unlikely to be convinced the ...

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In the remote north-eastern corner of Alaska, just under 20-million acres have been set aside as a federal protected area since 1960. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has recently come under threat, however, with President Donald Trump’s Department of the Interior proposing lifting restrictions on seismic exploration.

In the remote north-eastern corner of Alaska, just under 20-million acres have been set aside as a federal protected area since 1960. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has recently come under threat, however, with President Donald Trump’s Department of the Interior proposing lifting restrictions on seismic exploration.

Trump Eyes Arctic Wildlife Refuge for Oil Drilling, Alarming Gwich’in

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Any program with a reasonable chance of meeting the goals embraced by the 2016 Paris accords is likely to mean drastic changes in fossil energy markets.<br><br>Attacks on climate policies are not really about the science. They’re about the future of fossil fuels.

Any program with a reasonable chance of meeting the goals embraced by the 2016 Paris accords is likely to mean drastic changes in fossil energy markets.

Attacks on climate policies are not really about the science. They’re about the future of fossil fuels.

Why Meeting the Paris Climate Goals Is an Existential Threat to Fossil Fuel Industries

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Trump Eyes Arctic Wildlife Refuge for Oil Drilling, Alarming Gwich’in

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In the remote north-eastern corner of Alaska, just under 20-million acres have been set aside as a federal protected area since 1960. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has recently come under threat, however, with President Donald Trump’s Department of the Interior proposing lifting restrictions on seismic exploration.

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Why Meeting the Paris Climate Goals Is an Existential Threat to Fossil Fuel Industries

Cars and trucks on the highway

By Henry Kelly, University of Michigan

Attacks on climate policies are not really about the science. They’re about the future of fossil fuels.

Any program with a reasonable chance of meeting the goals embraced by the 2016 Paris accords (holding global temperature increases below 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius compared to preindustrial levels) is likely to mean drastic changes in ...

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Norway’s proposal to sell off $35 billion in oil and natural gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled heft to a once-grassroots movement to enlist investors in the fight against climate change.

Norway’s proposal to sell off $35 billion in oil and natural gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled heft to a once-grassroots movement to enlist investors in the fight against climate change.

Norway Idea to Exit Oil Stocks Is ‘Shot Heard Around the World’

Norway’s proposal to sell off $35 billion in oil and natural gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled ...

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Around £15bn of assets worldwide have been shifted away from coal companies in the past two years as concern over climate risk rises.

Around £15bn of assets worldwide have been shifted away from coal companies in the past two years as concern over climate risk rises.

Growing number of global insurance firms divesting from fossil fuels

Report shows around £15bn of assets worldwide have been shifted away from coal companies in the past two years as concern over climate risk rises

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“Over the last two-and-a-half years, crude oil and hazardous materials pipelines across the U.S. busted at a rate of more than once per day, through corrosion, floods, lightning, vehicles and vandals. That doesn’t even take into account incidents on natural gas lines.”

"Over the last two-and-a-half years, crude oil and hazardous materials pipelines across the U.S. busted at a rate of more than once per day, through corrosion, floods, lightning, vehicles and vandals. That doesn’t even take into account incidents on natural gas lines."

Nationwide, oil pipeline spills are a near-daily reality

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