Gas Stations Face Bankruptcy As Demand Plummets

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:00:04 +0000

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many people and cars at home and the looming threat of mass bankruptcy forcing consumer demand even lower, we have to ask: are gas stations making any money

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Silver Linings Playbook: Coronavirus Edition

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:37:17 +0000

The coronavirus is serious. Many loved ones will die. We’re responding seriously. We’ll get it under control. It will take about two years of increasing and decreasing social distancing before we have widespread vaccinations that bring herd immunity. Our global ability to deal with the next pandemic will be much stronger, and we will make the world a better place in part due to our common reaction to the pandemic

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Next “Tesla Inside Out” Episode — Webinar + Q&A

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:17:38 +0000

With social distancing being the name of the game these days, longtime Tesla insider David Havasi and I are no longer able to jump into a Tesla and chat about Tesla together for an hour. Perhaps that’s for the best, as it gives us the opportunity to steer the “Tesla Inside Out” series into a potentially better direction

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COVID-19: First Nations leaders urge Coastal GasLink Pipeline to 'stay home'

Credit to Author: Stephanie Ip| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:53:30 +0000

The letter notes that while Northern Health currently has the fewest confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in B.C., there are concerns that the continued construction is accompanied by movement of people which the leaders believe is contrary to what health officials have recommended.

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No One Is Buying Canada’s Oil: A Preview Of The Near Future New Normal

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 02:00:12 +0000

Athabasca Alberta oil sands from spaceWhen will Canada learn? Stop throwing money at the fossil fuel industry. Let it live or die on its own with its decades of profits. Shift investment to clean technologies, technologies which are also much lower in contagion pathways for Canadians. Stop investing in the past and start investing in the future. 

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Oil firms slash fuel prices 

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:03:52 +0000

Oil companies will again impose a hefty price rollback on Tuesday. The price of gasoline will be slashed by P2 per liter, diesel by 50 centavos per liter, and kerosene by P1.95 per liter. Seaoil was the first to adjust its pump prices on Sunday. Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz and Pilipinas Shell will cut their prices […]

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With The Public Distracted, Interior Department Moves Full Speed Ahead On Oil & Gas Leases

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 20:49:54 +0000

We are currently in a state of national emergency thanks in no small part to the Trump administration’s muzzling of public health experts and slow response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we all do our part to limit the extent of this outbreak, the Department of the Interior (DOI) instead appears to be more focused on advancing oil and gas interests and abusing the situation to avoid public scrutiny and input on its actions

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Science Win: Court Questions EPA Limits On Science Advisory Committees

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:48:09 +0000

https://blog.ucsusa.org/michael-halpern/big-ucs-win-court-questions-epa-limits-on-science-advisory-committees?_ga=2.174422049.2058303656.1584803552-1745027566.1583253068&_gac=1.230444334.1583353207.CKaau6rSgegCFYkRgQodfq8AAgNow, for some good news: the First Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that UCS’s lawsuit challenging the politicization of EPA science advisory committees may move forward. UCS sued the agency over a new directive that prohibits EPA grant-funded scientists from serving on these committees

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A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:00:13 +0000

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents

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