North Dakota Landowners Sue Fossil Fuel Companies Over Wasted Natural Gas. Nearly 30 percent of natural gas drilled in North Dakota is intentionally burned off, or flared, resulting in an approximately $1 billion loss, and releasing greenhouse gases equivalent to nearly one million new cars on the road.
The world’s biggest and most profitable fossil fuel companies are receiving huge and rising subsidies from US taxpayers, a practice slammed as absurd by a presidential candidate given the threat of climate change.
This Climate Change Measure Has Fossil Fuel Companies and Green Groups Working Together - "a measure before Congress that helps fight greenhouse gas emissions by providing a tax credit for capturing and storing carbon dioxide." http://ift.tt/2lnydIK
OUTRAGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!Governments Giving Fossil Fuel Companies $10 Million a Minute: - "The fossil fuel industry receives $5.3 trillion a year in government subsidies, despite its disastrous toll on the environment, human health, and other global inequality issues, a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published Monday has found."