Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Tag: oil and gas industry

Trump admin looks to use federal COVID relief funds to prop...

“The fossil fuel industry wants us to believe its financial woes are just the result of COVID-19, but that’s a lie — these problems have been mounting for years as oil companies and banks made ever-riskier bets on extraction projects hurting communities and wrecking the climate.”

Big banks pull financing, prepare to seize assets from collapsing oil...

The big banks funded the money-losing fracking industry for the past decade just like they funded the housing crisis — but the reality is, just like in the housing crisis, the coming bailouts will protect the banks.

Oil and gas firms reward politicians when they vote against the...

“These findings are troubling, considering that Congressional candidates are much more likely to win if they raise more money than their opponents.”

Weeks Before Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Intensified, Big Oil Pushed for...

Using NWP 12 to permit major pipeline projects in a quiet and less transparent manner made its debut in the Obama White House.

POPULAR

video

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

As nation mourns 100,000 dead, Trump goes golfing

By CNN’s count, this was the president's 357th visit to one of his properties and his 265th trip to one of his golf clubs during his presidency.