From Wall Street to the pope, many increasingly see fossil fuels as anything but a sure bet. That gives us reason to hope
“The people who are going to be speaking in favor of this bill are all going to be paid by the industry … the people who are going to be voting on this bill are often also paid by the industry,” Lucas said.
Lucas was ordered by House Judiciary Committee members to desist from making “personal comments” about members. As Lucas persisted, her microphone was cut off. When lawmakers refused to let her finish speaking, she told them to “drag me off.” Security was called and in a video of the incident she can be seen being dragged from the floor.
“I got dragged out of House chambers … Because I was listing out who has been donating to Delegates on the Judiciary Committee,” Lucas wrote on her blog.
BHP Billiton won’t want to appear like its decision to sell a lick of its American onshore shale oil and gas assets is a response to bullying from US activist shareholder Elliott Associates.
Tom Swann, a researcher at the Australia Institute, says anyone exposed to the fossil fuel energy sector has lost money in the past three years
Who do they love, and who are they really supporting? Families, workers and local prosperity, or those who back their party and election campaigns. Do the math, 1+1 = which side their bread is buttered on is a simple equation to satisfy.