Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: big oil

Individuals are not to blame for the climate crisis

Generation Z has grown up in the shadow of the climate crisis. Global leaders promised they would act. But despite grave warnings...

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

As Americans struggle to afford rising gas prices, Big Oil profits...

U.S. oil companies are making more money than any other time in history.

Biden continues drilling boom on public lands despite campaign pledge, analysis...

“The reality is that in the battle between the oil industry and Biden, the industry is winning.”

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for...

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Biden drilling report blasted as ‘shocking capitulation to the needs of...

"The government's royalty rates and bonding requirements are far too low and lead to public money subsidizing Big Oil's profits while our federal lands and waters suffer egregious harm."

Governments are sending oil executives to COP26 despite climate pledges. Here’s...

A DeSmog analysis found that the delegations from multiple countries are heavily drawn from their oil ministries and even large oil companies. Shell and other publicly traded oil giants are also attending the climate proceedings under the cover of trade groups.

In their own words: The dirty dozen documents of big oil’s...

Science historian Ben Franta unpacks some of the most critical documents exposing what the fossil fuel industry knew and when they knew it.

What Big Oil knew about climate change, in its own words

Will the world experience the global catastrophe that the oil companies predicted years before I was born?

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.