Sunday, March 24, 2019

Tag: Oil

US government knew climate risks in 1970s, National Petroleum Council documents...

“It’s not just Exxon. This is industry-wide knowledge of the fact that the fossil fuel industry’s products were going to cause climate change, and that was going to have damaging side effects for the world.”

What Norway’s big divestment decision means for fracking, tar sands and...

It appears it’s just cutting its losses on money-losing endeavors like fracking in America, tar sands oil production in Canada, and frontier exploration by U.K. companies in Africa and South-East Asia.

Indigenous organizers halted plans for oil drilling in the Amazon

After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.

Trump’s push for offshore oil drilling

Offshore oil drilling: regularly disastrous – and unnecessary.

Climate crisis be damned, ‘shale revolution’ poised to make US net...

New oil and gas development "will impede the rest of the world's ability to manage a climate-safe, equitable decline of oil and gas production."

Fracking the world: Despite climate risks, fracking is going global

Yet governments around the world, the same ones which ratified the Paris Agreement, are supporting oil and gas companies as they seek to greatly widen fracking's global footprint.

An illustrated history of what big oil knew about climate change...

“Today much is being discovered about the history of fossil fuel producers, their knowledge of climate science, and their promulgation of disinformation to the public and policymakers.”

‘Nero drilling while Rome burns:’ US oil and gas production soars...

Experts warn that the rush for new oil and gas drilling in 2018 will have consequences for the climate, but there are ways to slow it down – or even stop it.

Another oil train crashes as Alberta Government gets into oil-by-rail business

Oil trains will continue to derail and cause large fires and spills.

#DrillingisKilling: Surfrider Foundation releases video to inform public of Trump administration’s...

The Trump administration's new plan to expand offshore oil drilling will impact thousands of miles of coastline and the coastal life as many have...

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender for president

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

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