Many Americans live in a place where they have no access to public transit. They live in areas that might be dangerous to walk or bike in. They live miles from where they need to work, or shop, or see family and friends. Getting around by car, then, is an absolute necessity. But when you know the gas you’re buying—regardless of the company—is contributing to climate change, environmental disasters, health problems for those who live near refineries, and more, how do you reconcile the need to live in the modern world with the damage it’s causing?
A decade after pledging to end its support for climate science deniers, ExxonMobil gave $1.5 million last year to 11 think tanks and lobby groups that reject established climate science and openly oppose the oil and gas giant’s professed climate policy preferences, according to the company’s annual charitable giving report released this week.
ExxonMobil executives just had another opportunity to convince skeptics that their support for a carbon tax is genuine.
A lot has been said about the toxic slurry of fracking fluids and its impact on water quality, but what about the millions of gallons of water that's sucked up by the drilling process and its impact on water quantity?
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a game-changing lawsuit against five major oil companies in an attempt to recover the cost of damages from climate change and make infrastructure improvements to cope with its effects. In addition, as part of his recent offensive to tackle climate change, de Blasio announced plans for the city’s pension funds to divest from fossil fuel companies over the next five years, a massive victory for the global divestment movement.
JPMorgan Chase Pledges $2 Million to Fight Racism - Yet Bankrolls Energy Projects That Hurt Minorities
In light of the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced that it would be contributing up to $2 million to fight racism and support human rights.
As special counsel Robert Mueller continues his investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government, a pair of House Republicans are hoping to inspire a Russia investigation of their own.
There's a 2-in-3 Chance Your Local Gas Station May Be Ripping You Off, Breaking the Law and Harming Your Community
Omaha, NE — On Thursday, Bold Nebraska, 350.org, Indigenous Environmental Network, CREDO and Oil Change International launched "Solar XL," a campaign to build solar arrays along the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska.
Trump New World Order: Global Alliance with Oil and Gas Producers and the Hell with Our Allies, Green Energy and All Those Jobs
That Donald Trump is a grand disruptor when it comes to international affairs is now a commonplace observation in the establishment media. By snubbing NATO and withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, we’ve been told, President Trump is dismantling the liberal world order created by Franklin D. Roosevelt at the end of World War II. “Present at the Destruction” is the way Foreign Affairs magazine, the flagship publication of the Council on Foreign Relations, put it on its latest cover. Similar headlines can be found on the editorial pages of the New York Times and the Washington Post. But these prophecies of impending global disorder miss a crucial point: in his own quixotic way, Donald Trump is not only trying to obliterate the existing world order, but also attempting to lay the foundations for a new one, a world in which fossil-fuel powers will contend for supremacy with post-carbon, green-energy states.