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ExxonMobil’s climate disinformation campaign is still alive and well

The company is still very much engaged behind the scenes in trying to stymie any government attempt to seriously address climate change.

Ireland puts a halt on future fossil fuel exploration

Climate Energy Bill is the newest legislature passed by the Irish government to protect the environment and effects of climate change.

China is financing a petrochemical hub in Appalachia. Meet its powerful...

“This hub of horrors is a nightmare waiting to happen … The people deserve better than false economic hope and toxic neighbors.”

California regulators allow oil companies to continue injecting wastewater into more...

According to the environmental advocacy group Clean Water Action, the announcement appears to be in violation of DOGGR’s own compliance schedule, which requires all injection well operators that have not obtained an aquifer exemption from the EPA to cease injection by February 15, 2017.

President Obama denies all permits for dangerous testing in the Atlantic

The government estimates over 138,000 marine mammals, including dolphins and whales, would be injured and disturbed if seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic were to take place.

650,000 K-12 Children Attend School Within One Mile of a Fracked...

The spread of fracking across the U.S. over the last decade has been damaging to our environment and health, and it’s time to put a stop to the practice and start healing the damage.

EPA Bans Fracking Wastewater from Sewage Treatment Plants

“While no known municipal treatment plants currently accept fracking waste, the option could have become more attractive to drillers as standards tightened on other waste disposal methods.”

EPA Finalizes Methane Rule for New Oil and Gas Operations

A new EPA rule limits methane emissions from new oil and gas infrastructure and requires operators to submit to semi-annual or quarterly monitoring, depending on the type of operation.

Infographic: The Surprising Ways You Consume Oil Every Day

Less than half the oil we consume is used for gasoline. Petroleum also goes into a bunch of everyday products. Some useful, and many we could live without.

VIDEO: Have Protests Killed the Keystone XL? TransCanada Asks US for...

TransCanada recently asked the Obama administration to hold off on a decision regarding Keystone XL until after the 2016 election. Is TransCanada hoping the next White House occupant is a Republican and the dirty pipeline will be approved?

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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