Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: big oil

The scientists hired by big oil who predicted the climate crisis...

Experts’ discoveries lie at the heart of two dozen lawsuits that hope to hold the industry accountable for devastating damage.

California oil lobby seeks to strip environmental protections for groundwater amid...

The move could make it harder for landowners to sue companies that pollute water tables.

The fallacy of our carbon footprint

Big Oil says citizens should do more to stop climate change.

Analysis highlights Biden proposal to end $84 billion gift to big...

“We can stop this insane corporate welfare and use it to pay for a renewable energy future.”

Sanders wants big oil CEOs to testify at Senate climate hearing

“These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel.”

Here’s how big oil wants the Supreme Court to help delay...

This industry push is a concerted effort to squash climate liability lawsuits.

Oil companies can’t find any buyers for refineries struggling amid pandemic...

“Refiners previously eking out a narrow profit — or acceptable loss — must decide whether their operations justify costly and necessary maintenance. Deferring work risks even more expensive, unplanned shutdowns.”

Shell Oil asked what YOU are willing to do to reduce...

“I'm willing to hold you accountable for lying about climate change for 30 years when you secretly knew the entire time that fossil fuels emissions would destroy our planet.”

Delaware just sued 30 fossil fuel companies and the American Petroleum...

“We are suing to hold [Big Oil] accountable and to make them pay for the damages done to our state.”

‘Shell must not get away with this’: Niger Delta still waiting...

Titled "No Clean-Up, No Justice," the new report explains that for "more than five decades, the people of Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, have struggled against oil pollution, destruction of the environment and human rights violations."

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.