Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: Oil

Forecast for 2020: More oil trains, fires, spills, and the rise...

If past is prelude, the regulatory and market conditions show North America is poised for another rise in “bomb trains.”

Oil companies were not held accountable for 10.8 million gallons of...

Scientists predict that future storms, which will increase in intensity due to the climate crisis, will exacerbate environmental damage.

Trump’s reckless push to drill in the Arctic is meeting fierce...

The Arctic Refuge is one of the U.S.’s last wild places, and the coastal plain is its biological heart.

How things got so fracking bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents are reporting polluted air and water as a result.

Book Review: “The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the US is...

In one concise statement, Dan Kovalik sums up the criminal — if self-serving and for now effective — foreign policy of the U.S. across the planet:

The missing three-letter word in the Iran crisis

It’s always the oil. While President Trump was hobnobbing with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 summit in Japan,...

Arctic warming & climate change ‘should be the number one urgent...

What happens in the Arctic is now affecting us all.

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from...

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

Big oil pushes corporate-friendly carbon tax in attempt to stem Green...

Backed by top global corporate powerhouses, the plan is driven by an industry-friendly logic firmly within the bounds of the neoliberal imagination.

Warren Buffett, fear, and greed in fracked oil fields

Buffett is known for advising investors to be “fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

How Biden flubbed Town Hall foreign policy question

Instead he endorsed some of the most deceptive elements of Trump’s propaganda, dropped some clangers of his own and, in a classic Freudian slip, laid bare his own enduring commitment to American imperialism.

October Surprise! US psychiatrists convince the media to reveal the extent of Trump’s mental...

There is still time for newspapers, radio, and TV to send the psychiatrists’ message relative to Trump’s severe mental problems all across this country.
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“A fire that has spread across the country”: Jelani Cobb on voter suppression in...

Amidst the pandemic, more than 30 million people nationwide have already voted through mail-in ballots early voting. It is shattering all records for voting.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.