Blog Archive

by Tripp Parks, Policy Analyst on October 27, 2015 - 11:50am

courtroomFor the past two years, we’ve documented how environmental groups, led by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and WildEarth Guardians (WEG), have employed the “Sue-and-Settle” tactic to force the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to make Endangered Species Act listing decisions. Their...

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by Aaron Johnson, Manager of Communications on October 16, 2015 - 7:11am
“The goal is to continue the energy-fueled way of life that people enjoy but through expanded use of renewable sources. It can be done.” Lewis Diuguid, Kansas City Star 

This comment sums up a many of the reactions we received from people during the Fossil Fuel Free Week. Frankly this isn’t surprising, but at the same time these types of comments are quite revealing.

The underlying assumption is doing away with fossil fuels simply means converting our energy supply to renewable sources. This shows a common misunderstanding of the variety of ways fossil fuels are used. Oil and natural...

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