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Announcing the latest winner of the Rex Tillerson Fracking Hypocrite Award

We here at Preserve the Beartooth Front are pleased to announce the latest recipient of the Rex Tillerson Fracking Hypocrite Award. The Award is a 160-foot water tower, engraved with Rex Tillerson’s photo, delivered to the recipient’s front yard.

We’ve written often about Rex. He’s the CEO of ExxonMobil who publicly complained that “dysfunctional regulation of hydraulic fracturing is holding back the American economic recovery, growth and global competitiveness,” and then joined with his neighbors in a lawsuit to block construction of a large water tower, to be used to support fracking operations, next to his Texas home.

Click to see which Montanan is today’s award winner.

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Comparing the 2016 US presidential candidates on climate change

It won’t surprise you to know that there are stark differences between the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential candidates with regard to their positions on climate change. Democrats accept the science on climate change and, for the most part, hold … Continue reading

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Visualizing energy use and its impacts

Sometimes the best way to understand the world is through visualization of images. There’s a wonderful web site called Our World in Data, developed by a researcher at Oxford University named Max Roser. The site covers a wide range of … Continue reading

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An open letter from Lou Allstadt to Rex Tillerson

From time to time this blog reposts articles and letters that are relevant to our topic. Rex Tillerson: an icon of hypocrisy Today we have a powerful open letter from Louis Allstadt to Preserve the Beartooth Front icon Rex Tillerson. … Continue reading

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Rex Tillerson admits humans cause climate change; Steve Daines doesn’t get the message

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether you believe in it or not.” –Neil deGrasse Tyson Rex Tillerson When Rex Tillerson speaks, this blog listens. Rex is pretty much an icon around here. He’s the namesake of … Continue reading

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New Study: Methane Emissions Far Higher Than Previously Thought

New Study: Methane Emissions Far Higher Than Previously Thought Found this today, had to share. New study draws into question long held beliefs concerning methane and drilling. Key findings: Total methane emissions in the United States appear to be 1.5 … Continue reading

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