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Corbyn and Sanders vow to crack down on fossil fuel firms – UK and US politicians pledge to rein in big oil in light of Guardian climate crisis investigation

Corbyn and Sanders vow to crack down on fossil gas companies – UK and US politicians pledge to rein in large oil in gentle of Guardian local weather disaster investigation

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  1. New Zealand’s Jacinda also keen to finish subsidies for fossil fuels;

    New Zealand to head five-country climate trade agreement talks – Jacinda Ardern https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/399622/new-zealand-to-head-five-country-climate-trade-agreement-talks-jacinda-ardern

  2. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/10/corbyn-sanders-fossil-fuels-us-uk-climate-change-big-oil) reduced by 88%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic have pledged to crack down on fossil fuel companies in light of the Guardian's investigation revealing that the world's leading fossil fuel giants are linked to more than a third of carbon emissions in the modern era.

    > One aim of the project is to move the focus of debate from individual responsibilities to power structures – so our reporters also examined the financial and lobbying structures that let fossil fuel firms keep growing, and discovered which elected politicians were voting for change.

    > Sanders said the fossil fuel industry knew "Climate change was real" but instead of acting it had "Built phoney thinktanks, put stooges on TV and lied over and over to the American people about the facts".

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  3. Prediction: they’ll be another massive wave of social media astroturfing campaigns against these two men in particular.

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