Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Tag: oil companies

The pandemic and oil

With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.

Here’s how shareholders are pressuring oil companies to act on climate...

Rather than withdraw investments from companies that profit from extracting fossil fuels, investors seek to leverage their financial stakes to influence companies like Shell, BP, and ExxonMobil to take action on climate change.

GOP tax law bails out fracking companies buried in debt

“You all just got a lot richer.”

‘We’re talking very big bucks:’ New bill could put oil companies...

Should Canadians be able to sue oil companies for that?

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.

Oilfield Prayer Day in Oklahoma

Perhaps it would be more prudent for Gov. Mary Fallin and the Republican-dominated legislature to stop praying to the oil industry and start passing laws to make their state’s oil billionaires pay their fair share of taxes.

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94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.