Skip to Content
Streetsblog California home
Streetsblog California home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Thursday’s Headlines

COP28: Biden administration pledges to phase out coal plants, Exxon making its presence felt; Akchuly, renewables are a lot cheaper to build and maintain and forever; Decode oil industry greenwashing; More

8:39 AM PST on December 7, 2023

  • Tripling global renewables is hard, achievable, and necessary (and a lot less expensive than oil and gas) (Bloomberg)
  • Biden administration pledges to phase out coal power plants (Mother Jones)
  • Let's decode oil company greenwashing language (NPR)
  • Major media taking money from oil industry to amplify that greenwashing (DeSmog)
  • Exxon crashes COP28 to "fight for its life" (Exxon Knews)
  • A leaked Amazon memo shows how it is working to shape public opinion on warehouses (Mercury News)
  • Oakland to pay huge settlement for bad pavement that caused a bike rider to crash (Oaklandside)
  • Planners of new city in Solano County meet skepticism from current residents (SF Chronicle)
  • Nah. We're very much still building freeways (OC Register)
  • More on federal grants for high-speed rail (Route Fifty)
  • How the pandemic changed bicycling behavior (Bicycling)

Find more California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog California

CalBike: Tell the Legislature Hands Off Active Transportation Funding

Calbike has an action alert that allows its members to write directly to legislators with their feelings on whether or not the ATP funding should be restored before the legislature votes on the budget in June.

February 22, 2024

State DOTs Spend Even More Money on Highway Expansions Than We Thought

Advocates knew states would go on a highway widening binge when the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed — but they didn't know it would be quite this bad.

February 22, 2024
See all posts