Fossil fuels

Valero's Oil-By-Rail Report Minimizes Risk, Alarms Benicia Residents A new report puts into writing a plan for Valero to bring two trains per day of crude oil in and out of its Benicia refinery.
Despite Allowing Fracking, Gov. Brown Considers Self ‘Missionary’ On Climate Change Gov. Brown made a passionate speech on climate change, but he's accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars from the oil and gas industry on his re-election campaign.
SFSU Votes To Divest From Coal, Tar Sands CompaniesSan Francisco State University has voted to stop investing its endowment in coal and tar sands companies, joining a growing list of universities that have decided to stop investing in fossil fuels.
Plan Urging San Francisco To Divest From Oil Companies Moves ForwardActivists fighting climate change and the oil companies persuaded a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee to move forward with a resolution Wednesday for the city’s retirement fund to divest from fossil fuel investments.
SF Supervisor Urges Pension Divestment From Firearm, Fossil Fuel CompaniesSan Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced resolutions earlier this week urging the retirement board of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System to divest more than $1.9 billion away from firearm and fossil fuels companies over the next five years.
Watchdog Group Issues Warning Over California Clean Energy PlanA California watchdog group says the state’s clean energy strategy will saddle ratepayers with soaring utility bills unless officials act soon to organize state energy agencies.
9th Annual Naked Bike Ride Rolls Through San FranciscoNearly 100 bicyclists were baring all this morning as they gathered along San Francisco's Embarcadero for the ninth annual San Francisco World Naked Bike Ride to protest a global dependency on fossil fuels.