Friday, June 25, 2021

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.

To grow our economic pie, cut more equal slices!

Back in the 1980s, eagle-eyed economists began reporting out a pair of phenomena you actually didn’t need eagle eyes to see: America’s...

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?!

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.

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?

State of Emergency in California as Santa Barbara Cleans Up from Another Major Oil...

While the cleanup of crude oil leaked from a broken pipeline started off slow, efforts are underway at the shores of Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara, California. This latest spill recalls a catastrophic blowout that happened in 1969.

Video: Naomi Klein Extended Interview on Role of Obama, Trudeau & Austerity at U.N....

Best-selling author Naomi Klein examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential for new Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

2020 was a busy year for taking the climate fight to the courts

Given all this activity in the courts in 2020, the coming year will likely also be a busy one in terms of climate lawsuits.

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.

How persistent student organizing forced one of the largest public universities to divest from...

Over eight years, University of Michigan students led bold direct actions, continually recruited new students and forged ties with regents to keep $1 billion from the fossil fuel industry.