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Combatting climate change, COVID-19, and systemic injustice on the same front
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Combatting climate change, COVID-19, and systemic injustice on the same front

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Who gets CARES Act aid? Critics see bailout of oil, gas companies

Who gets CARES Act aid? Critics see bailout of oil, gas companies

As it headed toward bankruptcy, Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. took advantage of a little-noticed provision in the stimulus bill Congress passed in March to get a $9.7 million tax refund. Then, it asked a bankruptcy judge to authorize the same amount as bonuses to nine executives.
To get COVID-19 relief, companies in Canada will have to disclose climate impacts
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To get COVID-19 relief, companies in Canada will have to disclose climate impacts

Canada announced that in order for businesses to receive COVID-19 economic aid, they will be required to disclose their climate impacts and commit to making environmentally sustainable decisions.

House Democrats don't touch oil and gas company aid in new coronavirus bill
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House Democrats don't touch oil and gas company aid in new coronavirus bill

The latest coronavirus bill from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has no major provisions addressing climate change.
Coronavirus is a make-or-break moment for climate change, economists say
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Coronavirus is a make-or-break moment for climate change, economists say

Can a stimulus package help the economy and the planet? Experts say yes.
Oil companies that bought back their stock got $15.5 million in government coronavirus funds
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Oil companies that bought back their stock got $15.5 million in government coronavirus funds

The two companies are among several across the United States that critics say inflated the value of their shares and left themselves with less cash for the pandemic.
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