Here are five recommended reads for today (11/11/14).
- Salon reports, "Just as it once helped Marlboro cigarettes push into Asia at the end of the last millennium, public relations giant Burson-Marsteller is helping Peabody Energy, the world’s largest private coal company, become the dominant supplier to the world’s most ravenous coal market, a role worth billions to Big Coal that could lock in decades of dangerously high carbon emissions."
- According to the Christian Science Monitor, "More than a hundred birds died in Alberta oil sands waste ponds last week, raising questions about whether oil companies in Canada are doing enough to protect wildlife."
- RenewEconomy reports, "A new study has found that G20 nations, including Australia, are providing $US88 billion ($A102 billion) a year in subsidies just for fossil fuel exploration, despite vowing five years ago to phase out such support."
- The Guardian explains "What plummeting oil prices mean for renewable energy."
- The New York Times reports, "Denmark Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy."