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Dirty tax break, dirtier fuel

Aug. 5, 2015 / Posted by: Rachel Glanz / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

The U.S.'s operable refinery capacity -- that is, the amount of crude oil that can be processed and sold to consumers as liquid fuel -- is a whopping 18 million barrels per day. The United States is home to 140 oil refineries, all but six of which...

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Highway to Shell

Jun. 22, 2015 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

The Arctic is ground zero for climate disruption, and now it's under threat from Shell's plan to drill. Shell’s drilling rigs are making their way from Seattle, past Fairbanks and Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to the Chukchi Sea -- one of the most ...

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The carbon elephant in the room

Jun. 12, 2015 / Posted by: Luisa Abbott Galvao / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Unwilling to debate opponents like Senator Elizabeth Warren on the substance of trade deals, President Obama has reduced his push to get trade promotion authority to morally righteous declarations and to flying members of Congress around on Air Fo...

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