Field Notes: Arlington, Texas September 11, 2023

    North Texas was finally experiencing some slightly cooler weather on September 11th when I drove to Arlington, Texas to meet Liveable Arlington executive director Ranjana Bhandari, and journalists from France. The journalists were there for a story about the colonization of Arlington by TEP Barnett, an affiliate of French energy giant, TotalEnergies. At…

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Utilities are a climate battleground

Amanecer Launch

Our movements must win the battlefront of electric utilities to force a prioritization of health and climate–not fossil fuel profits  By Miguel Escoto   Profits Determine Outcome  Big oil companies–the Shell’s, Exxon’s, and Chevron’s of the world–have been rightly identified by the public as villains responsible for the climate crisis. More obfuscated but nonetheless culpable…

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