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LEGO’s Partnership with Shell Pollutes Kids’ Imaginations Along with the Planet

LEGO’s Partnership with Shell Pollutes Kids’ Imaginations Along with the Planet

Picture a group of children playing with their favorite LEGO set. Their imaginations will be running wild as they pop those little blocks together, building all kinds of structures and making the smiling

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Elgin Gas Leak In Scotland’s North Sea Finally Sealed Nearly Two Months After it Began

Elgin Gas Leak In Scotland’s North Sea Finally Sealed Nearly Two Months After it Began

The French energy giant Total announced today that it has finally stopped the natural gas leak at its Elgin platform in the North Sea, 150 miles off the coast of Scotland. The Elgin leak, which started

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Saudi Arabia Promises $109 Billion in Solar Power Investment

Saudi Arabia Promises $109 Billion in Solar Power Investment

Saudi Arabia has long been a wealthy country because of its enormous oil reserves. But the kingdom also is rich in sunlight, and it now promises to invest over $100 billion to develop 41 gigawatts of

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Bill Introduced in Congress Will End $113 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Bill Introduced in Congress Will End $113 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Yesterday legislation dubbed the “End Polluter Welfare Act” was announced in Congress by Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN). The bill will put an end to as much

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Japan Goes Completely Nuclear Free, But Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Fossil Fuels Surge

Japan Goes Completely Nuclear Free, But Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Fossil Fuels Surge

Tomorrow Japan will become completely nuclear free for the first time since 1970 as it shuts down the Tomari nuclear reactor on the island of Hokkaido. One by one the country’s 54 nuclear reactors have

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Fears of Explosion Increase at North Sea Gas Leak

Fears of Explosion Increase at North Sea Gas Leak

Worries over the possibility of an explosion at Total’s Elgin platform in the North Sea have led the French oil and gas giant to send fire-fighting ships to the gas extraction well. Experts who worked

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US Kids Targeted by ‘Fracking’ Cartoon

US Kids Targeted by ‘Fracking’ Cartoon

Energy companies are rarely the most popular bunch these days, with their enormous profits, executive bonuses and environmental impact. So how would you feel if you found out that a Canadian oil and gas

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Fossil Fuels Receive 12X More Subsidies Than Renewables

Fossil Fuels Receive 12X More Subsidies Than Renewables

It's a familiar refrain: renewable energy won't look as enticing after government subsidies are removed. While renewable energy does get government incentives, it turns out fossil fuels get more —

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