Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tag: big oil

“Miracle of American Oil”: Continental Resources Courted Corporate Media to Sell...

Lifting the oil exports ban is something Oil Change International called tantamount to cooking the climate, an analysis also shared by the Center for Biological Diversity and others.

Meet the Lobbyists and Big Money Interests Pushing to End the...

Utilizing the #KeepTheBan hashtag on Twitter, groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and Food and Water Watch are pushing for citizens to call the White House and congressional members and tell them not to lift the ban.

Pray With Your Feet

Civil disobedience to halt the assault by the oil and gas industry is an act of faith for retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard.

Congress-backed Interstate Oil Commission Call Cops When Reporter Arrives to Ask...

When Steve Horn arrived at the Oklahoma City headquarters of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) for an interview, he was greeted by police—a tactic for the group's propensity for secrecy when it comes under scrutiny.

VIDEO: Obama Gives Shell Final Approval to Drill in Arctic Despite...

Despite President Obama's historic climate action plan, he recently gave Shell the final approval to drill in the Arctic and is now defending his approval.

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?

Greenwash: Shell May Remove ‘Oil’ from Name as It Moves to...

Shell Oil has decided to rebrand itself as something other than an oil company for its U.S.-based unit. But this doesn't change their aggressive stance to drill for offshore oil in the Arctic and deep offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.

VIDEO: 'Battling the Death Star:' Seattle 'Kayaktivists' Slow Arctic-Bound Shell Oil...

"Kayaktivists" are protesting against Shell oil drilling in the Arctic by preventing the rig from leaving the Port of Seattle. While dozens were arrested, activists vow to continue protesting against Shell.

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

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.

30 Million Gallons Under the Sea: Five Years After BP Disaster,...

While there is an ongoing impact of the 2010 oil spill, drilling has resumed near the site of the explosion that caused the worst industrial environmental disaster in U.S. history. Doesn't anyone remember the devastation?

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Most Americans support phasing out fossil fuels. Isn’t that worth a headline?

Polls aren’t always trustworthy. But to the extent that they reveal public opinions, this one shows large majorities of Americans want serious governmental action on climate change.