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Deducting the cost of disaster

Sep. 8, 2014 / Posted by: Lukas Ross / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

What sort of thoughts come to mind when you think about BP’s Deepwater Horizon? Do you think greed-fueled nightmare? Do you think out of work fisherman? Or do you think giant, undeserved tax deduction? Now that a federal judge in Louisiana ...

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Will the Kochs #GiveItBack?

Jul. 30, 2014 / Posted by: Lukas Ross / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Earlier this month, billionaire siblings Charles and David Koch made it publicly clear that they hate subsidies of all kinds -- even the ones they benefit from as oil producers. Although it is refreshing to hear that even oilmen are now against oi...

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Cargill announces new palm oil policy

Jul. 29, 2014 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Cargill, the largest importer of palm oil into the United States, announced today a new palm oil sustainability policy, in response to years of campaigning by civil society groups. This policy adds to the mounting list of similar policies by consu...

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