A controversial property tax exemption for the Marathon Petroleum oil refinery in St. John the Baptist Parish is being left up to local government bodies coming out of a Wednesday meeting by a state board. The Parish Council, Sheriff’s Office
The new mix of energy sources that will be required to met President Joe Biden’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 will result in similar or only slightly higher economic costs than today’s mix of coal, oil and natural
Rob Verchick is a professor at Loyola and on the Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force. This opinion piece says the State needs to get serious about Climate Change and that we are in an ideal position to switch from oil
Yes, we are back into the Paris Accords and yes we were welcomed back. But what will this mean in the future? What political maneuverings will need to be done? What will be the reaction by politicians and consumers when
Mark Ballard starts out with a dichotomy. Without a doubt, Louisiana is a fossil fuels state whose economy is dependent on the royalties, taxes — an estimated $373 million this year — and the 48,000 jobs oil and gas creates.
President Biden and his green ideas are not welcome in Louisiana. His proposed policies have raised the hackles of the oil industry, the Governor and the legislature. Now the Advocate comes out in opposition – but maybe not entirely! We
Greater New Orleans Interfaith Climate Coalition, Coalition Against Death Alley, No Waste LA, Alliance for Affordable Energy and Climate Reality NOLA present: Net Zero Is Not Zero How the Petrochemical Industry is Using Unproven Science and Fossil Fuel Offsets to