Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: fossil fuel industry

Trump’s alleged billion-dollar deal with oil magnates

Trump is reported to have offered a rollback of President Joe Biden’s environmental regulations in return for a staggering $1 billion towards his presidential re-election campaign.

Burgeoning hydrogen industry draws $41 million in federal lobbying from fossil...

Fossil fuel companies, which have promoted hydrogen as a catch-all solution to climate change, rank among the top spenders and outnumber clients from every industry.

Fossil fuel giants’ record payouts amid deepening climate crisis

The world's five largest oil companies, BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and TotalEnergies, reported record profits and approved major new fossil fuel projects.

Biden’s balancing act: Navigating offshore oil leasing amid climate concerns

The impact of Biden's offshore oil policy on climate goals and energy dynamics.

Reuters, New York Times top list of fossil fuel industry’s media...

New report by DeSmog and Drilled reveals extent of commercial partnerships between trusted outlets and Big Oil.

Fossil fuel firms accelerating climate catastrophe despite urgent warnings

More than 1,000 oil and gas companies worldwide are actively plotting to enlarge their fossil fuel operations.

Flush with record profits, Exxon sues to block EU windfall tax

Exxon has also been rewarding its top executives, boosting the annual salary of CEO Darren Woods from $1.70 million to $1.88 million for the coming year.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.

Oil undercover: The sneaky ways Big Oil pushes its interests

Big Oil lied to us for decades about climate change.

The PR industry has been a ‘major’ but ‘overlooked’ influence in...

The fossil fuel industry spends millions of dollars on shaping its image in an effort to block climate action. A new analysis shows a relatively small number of PR firms have aided this campaign from behind the scenes over the last three decades.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.