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Trump Courts Big Oil CEOs for $1 Billion While Houstonians Reel in the Aftermath of Severe Storms

HOUSTON – Donald Trump is coming to town to attend a fundraiser with Big Oil executives, hosted by Texas billionaire Kelcy Warren, Chairman of pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners, and Continental Resources Chairman Harold Hamm. Hamm was the organizer behind an April fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago where Trump promised Big Oil a “deal,” asking them for $1 billion in donations, and promising […]

May 22, 2024

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Gas Prices Are High Thanks To Big Oil’s Greed & Extreme Weather 

The greed of Big Oil CEOs and climate-fueled extreme weather events have led to high gas prices, which will likely continue throughout the summer. If you plan on covering gas prices, the facts speak for themselves: Big Oil CEOs continue to work to protect their bottom line, even if it means price-gouging families in Texas. Meanwhile, […]

May 20, 2024

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Investments in Climate Every Day of Earth Week

Austin, TX — To commemorate Earth Day, the Biden-Harris administration announced a slew of investments and programs aimed at boosting the clean energy economy and protecting our health and environment from the harmful effects of climate change. These accomplishments are directly benefiting Texans, as outlined below.  “President Biden is the most accomplished climate president in history,” said […]

April 29, 2024

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ICYMI: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $7 Billion in Solar Power Funding for 900,000 Low-Income Households

Austin, TX — On Earth Day, the Biden-Harris administration announced 60 grantees that will receive $7 billion in grant awards through the Solar for All grant competition. These awardees will provide solar energy to 900,000 low-income households in all 50 states while generating an estimated 200,000 jobs as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse […]

April 23, 2024

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Republicans Try Once Again to Cut Critical Climate Funding

January 30, 2024

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This Week in Climate & Clean Energy Wins: Week of 1/15/24:

This week in private sector news, Uber announced a partnership with Tesla to promote the use of EVs by its drivers in the U.S. as the company works toward its goal of becoming emission-free in U.S. and Canadian cities by 2030. United Rentals became the first major rental company to offer mobile microgrid battery power to its North American fleet of rental equipment. Energy storage developer Plus Power has begun operating its new facility in Hawaii, the first time a standalone battery site has provided grid-forming services at this scale, and NineDot Energy secured an astounding $225 million equity capital commitment to advance their project pipeline in the New York City area. 

January 19, 2024

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What They Are Saying: Frigid Temperatures in Texas, Across the Country Show Urgent Need for Bold Infrastructure Plan

Washington, D.C. – Since Sunday, unprecedented freezing temperatures have left millions of Texans and across the country without heat or power – underscoring the urgent need for bold infrastructure investment to update America’s failing power grid and invest in clean energy. It’s a fact that the extreme weather conditions gripping the country are fueled by […]

February 17, 2021

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DONALD TRUMP ONCE AGAIN DELIVERS FOR FOSSIL FUEL CEOS IN TEXAS

As polls show Donald Trump trailing Joe Biden in Texas, Trump today visited the battleground state to collect campaign cash from the industry that has most benefited from Trump’s anti-science presidency.

July 29, 2020