fossil fuel

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fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content

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However, in parallel with that we advocate that the university makes a clear public divestment commitment that it does not support the fossil fuel industry.
It's going to take fossil fuels to push power out into those villages in Africa, where a young girl told me to my face, 'one of the reasons that electricity is so important to me is not only because I'm not going to have to try to read by the light of a fire and have those fumes literally killing people.
If other G20 governments are serious about standing up to Trumps climate denial and meeting their commitments under the Paris Agreement, they need to stop propping up the outdated fossil fuel industry with public money, said Alex Doukas, Senior Campaigner at Oil Change International and one of the reports authors.
What is more important, regardless of our 'tiny' emissions, is for us to contribute to keeping most of the carbon-which the fossil fuel industry wants to burn-under the ground.
The UO Foundation can't direct fund managers' investment choices, but says even its indirect exposure to fossil fuel investments is small.
I was further concerned about the limited consideration of what constitutes fossil fuel investments.
The economists explored whether market forces alone would cause a reduction in fossil fuel supply or demand.
The goal is to dry out the financial resources of fossil fuel companies by opting for divestment instead of investment.
In The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, Alex Epstein reframes the fossil fuel debate correctly (as a value question), but, with Ayn Rand as his muse, he employs a highly questionable perspective for his big picture, ethical egoism.
By that standard, is the fossil fuel industry moral?
If investors fail to get out of fossil fuels, they 'may one day be seen to be late movers, on the wrong side of history,' the bank said.
PITTING fracking and other fossil fuels against renewables is an unfair battle because it is one that fossil fuels cannot possibly win.
The trend is striking: Increased fossil fuel use correlates with every positive metric of human well-being -- from life expectancy to income to nourishment to clean water access to safety.
The fossil fuel industry does it, the "renewable"--actually, the "unreliable" --energy industry doesn't.