Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: Oil

GM pledges to eliminate gas-powered vehicles by 2035

"General Motors is joining governments and companies around the globe working to establish a safer, greener and better world."

As Enbridge races to build Line 3 Pipeline, resistance ramps up...

Meanwhile, the fight against Line 3 in Minnesota is continuing on the ground as Enbridge plows ahead with construction.

Alaska drilling project squashed by court decision was touted by oil-friendly...

The official’s comments, alongside the court’s ruling, cast doubt on the integrity of the Trump administration’s approval process for oil and gas development in Alaska.

Trump administration plans seismic testing for oil in Arctic National Wildlife...

The National Wildlife Federation argues that the rushed comment period in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic ensures that public opposition will not be heard adequately.

Mysterious oil spill spreads along 11 miles of Delaware beach

The spill has mostly taken the form of oil patties that range in size from a quarter to a manhole cover, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

Exxon and other US oil companies lag in responding to ‘existential...

"...there is a long way to go before they can be viewed as aligned with the Paris Agreement and the risk of stranded assets is still very real.”

Trump admin proposes drilling for oil and gas in national forests

The new rule would allow drilling without public review or environmental reviews that would analyze the impact of industrial actions.

A burning chemical plant may be just the tip of Hurricane...

While the full health impacts of the fire weren’t immediately known, a storm-driven chlorine gas release in a vulnerable community is the type of worst-case scenario that scientists and engineers like myself have warned the petrochemical industry about for decades.

Big oil faces mounting legal battles over climate threats to its...

The communities surrounding these terminals are constantly at risk of being inundated with a stew of oil and toxic materials."

Oil and gas in flux: After a series of stunning defeats,...

Environmental, economic and political forces have converged, threatening to finally upend fossil fuel dominance.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."