A large group, which has received significant funding from the fossil fuel industry and dark money groups backed by petrochemical billionaires Charles and David Koch, will apparently far exceed Coffman's own fundraising totals.
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On Monday, United Kingdom officials opened the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round, the first in six years, giving fossil fuel companies the chance to bid for licenses across nearly half the region.
Of the five Colorado cities and towns to ban fracking, the lawsuit against Longmont is the first decision to come down. But there is room for the city to appeal the decision, and local environmental groups have vowed that they will do so.
Colorado’s political establishment has been working overtime to thwart an election day showdown over proposals that would require oil and gas wells to be set back at least a half mile from residences and give towns the ability to enact stricter drilling controls.
It is a false choice that we must choose between cutting CO2 (the biggest long-term threat to the climate) and super pollutants like methane (that are far more potent at trapping heat in the shorter term). We must do both to sustain a livable climate.