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Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of 'greenwashing'

Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of ‘greenwashing’

Gas prices are displayed at an Exxon gas station on July 29, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Exxon and Chevron posted record profits in the second quarter of 2022 as energy stocks have weakened in recent months. Brandon Bell | Getty Images On Friday, two Democratic lawmakers accused the largest oil companies in the United States …

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Why Wind Power Is Not Living Up To Its Pollution Prevention Potential

Why Wind Power Is Not Living Up To Its Pollution Prevention Potential

Wind power doesn’t clean up as much pollution as it could, especially in communities of color and low-income neighborhoods, new research shows. The wind energy boom in the United States has already generated billions of dollars in health benefits. But the majority of that hasn’t trickled down to the communities that have historically been burdened …

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Degrowth: dangerous idea or response to the greatest global crisis?  |  CNN Business

Degrowth: dangerous idea or response to the greatest global crisis? | CNN Business

London CNN Business — Conventional economic logic revolves around a basic assumption: large economies are better, and finding ways to sustain or stimulate growth is paramount to improving society. But what if growth does little at best to solve the world’s problems, and at worst promotes the destruction of the planet and jeopardizes its future? …

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