Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: big oil

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."

Transportation Fairness Alliance revealed: Behind the oil industry’s latest attack on...

This new coalition appears poised to counter policies designed to accelerate the transition away from petroleum-powered transportation.

Big oil and gas benefit from small business bailout funding

“The PPP was supposed to help small businesses keep their doors open and their employees on payroll through the pandemic.”

Big oil fears Keystone XL ruling means end of easy pipeline...

“The decision puts in limbo thousands of infrastructure projects nationwide that rely on [Nationwide Permit] 12 for the construction, maintenance, or repair of utility lines and poses particularly acute problems for the oil and gas industry.”

CEOs promise to protect us from… CEOs?

Nearly 200 CEOs signed a letter admitting businesses have behaved badly but offering zero promises to do better.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”