Mike Gunderman, whose daughter was in the show at Oxbow Prairie Horizons School in Saskatchewan, took to Facebook to express his concerns about the play, saying the concert was a “kick in the groin” to anyone working in the struggling oil industry.
Alexander KaufmanFossil fuel workers in Canada accused a kids’ school concert featuring “green” Santa touting solar panels of being “anti-oil.”
“...the fact the division was so quick to apologize shows the ‘enormous power and influence’ of the oil industry.”
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Alexander KaufmanBernie Sanders is the first to mention climate change in a response saying he won't vote for NAFTA 2.0, in part because it makes no mention of the crisis.
Good @rmc031 piece on this
The findings mark a step forward in using space technology to detect leaks of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from oil and gas sites worldwide.
Alexander Kaufman"The first satellite designed to continuously monitor the planet for methane leaks made a startling discovery last year: A little known gas-well accident at an Ohio fracking site was in fact one of the largest methane leaks ever recorded in the U.S."
The ad hammers a dystopian message, raising the stakes in a race between a Green New Dealer and a governor once pejoratively nicknamed "Frackenlooper."
Alexander KaufmanNEW: @Romanoff2020, the progressive battling John Hickenlooper in the Colorado Senate primary, is out this morning with an eyebrow-raising new climate ad.
Some climate experts told me it's doomsaying. Others say it's a bold approach worth trying.
The former New York City mayor sided with landlords over kids of color in a long-forgotten battle that could dog him in 2020.
Alexander KaufmanNEW: Michael Bloomberg is pitching himself as an environmentalist.
But as mayor in the early 2000s, he fought hard to quash legislation forcing landlords to clean up lead paint, and defended his position with racist and immigrant-baiting remarks.
The move is a concession that in an age of oil and gas overabundance, some energy assets will not be profitable anytime soon.
Alexander KaufmanChevron is writing down the value of its assets by more than $10 billion in what @WSJ called “a concession that in an age of oil and gas overabundance, some will not be profitable anytime soon.” It’s the largest energy-industry writedown in recent memory.
One of the biggest myths about the beauty myth is that it’s female. Adolescent boys suffer from unrealistic beauty standards, too.
Alexander KaufmanData on male body dysmorphia show “body image concerns and eating disorders alike are basically gender neutral. We need to call out the disconnect between ideal health and ideal physique for boys, something we have done for females for many years now.”