Axing fossil fuel subsidies scant help on climate: study

Feb 8, 2018

Axing fossil fuel subsidies scant help on climate: study

Getting rid of massive subsidies for oil, gas and coal will not significantly curb carbon pollution or speed the transition to a greener global economy, researchers said Wednesday, challenging widely held assumptions. "Unfortunately, it is not the silver bullet many had hoped," they said in ...

California vows to ban crude from Trump offshore drilling plan

Feb 8, 2018

California vows to ban crude from Trump offshore drilling plan

California will block the transport of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs through its state, officials told Reuters, a move meant to hobble the Trump administration's effort to vastly expand drilling in U.S. federal waters. California's threat to deny pipeline permits for transporting oil from ...