Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Revealed: Energy Transfer Partners’ ‘Pipeline-for-Prostitute’ Landman

New findings confirmed a land agent from the Texas company, Contract Land Staff, which was contracted by Energy Transfer Partners, was involved in a sex offer in exchange to build the controversial proposed Dakota Access pipeline. Say what?!

Old McPontiff Had a Farm

Who knew—Pope Francis has a farm. And on his farm he is providing a living model of a sustainable food system to the public. Just one more reason he is living up to his reputation as the “People’s Pope.”

Hawaii Goes Green and Other Big Renewables Stories

The Hawaii legislature just passed a goal to go 100 percent renewable energy throughout the state by 2045. The new solar installations are making even developing countries ambitious enough to go green.

Hillary Clinton Voices Support for Federal Investigation of ExxonMobil

At a town hall meeting in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton said that she is in support of the Department of Justice investigating ExxonMobil. Her stance: There is a lot of evidence that ExxonMobil purposefully mislead the American public on climate change.

Microplastics found in Antarctic sea ice samples for first time, scientists say

The researchers conclude that the findings present a "crucial need for stringent methods" when it comes to both to recovering and measuring microplastic particles from polar regions.

Investors want companies to disclose environmental risk

“Consistent and comparable data is key in our company analysis and in particular in the climate risk and opportunity analysis.”

Judges Nixing Keystone XL South Cases Had Tar Sands-Related Oil Investments

After a U.S. Appeals Court ruled against the Sierra Club's petition for rehearing motion for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL, it was revealed that one of the judges had some stake in the pipeline. Could it be oil investments?

2018 wasn’t a completely horrible year for the environment

There were bright spots and victories among the attacks on biodiversity, climate and public health.

Congress-backed Interstate Oil Commission Call Cops When Reporter Arrives to Ask About Climate

When Steve Horn arrived at the Oklahoma City headquarters of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) for an interview, he was greeted by police—a tactic for the group's propensity for secrecy when it comes under scrutiny.

Burning fossil fuels made coronavirus death rate worse, and kills 200K Americans per year,...

Coal companies and Big Oil like ExxonMobil and all those fracking companies are thus killing off a million Americans every five years.