Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tag: big oil

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.

As New York takes Exxon to court, Big Oil’s strategy against...

“Through the 2000s and 2010s, ExxonMobil used proxies, employed other indirect means, and itself continued to make statements that cast doubt on the role of fossil fuels in causing climate change.”

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum wage proposal to...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.