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Justice Breyer Won't Sit Out Big Energy Case Where He Had Conflict Of Interest

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 10.17.2015 | Politics

Under federal law, a Supreme Court justice must recuse from a case when he or his spouse have a "financial interest" in it. Justice Stephen Breyer di...

Merchants of Doom

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Big Energy has never stopped learning from Big Tobacco's successes. In this case, it is focusing its fossil fuel-selling campaigns on the developing world in trying to perpetuate the age of fossil fuels into the age of the apocalypse.

Let Them Eat Carbon

Michael T. Klare | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

The tobacco industry's shift from rich, developed nations to low- and middle-income countries has been well documented. The fossil fuel companies are similarly expanding their operations in low- and middle-income countries where ensuring the growth of energy supplies is considered more critical than preventing climate catastrophe.

Palin in Debate Still Gets Global Warming Backwards and Repeats Big Energy Lie Twice

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph Romm

Palin told Katie Couric "I'm not going to solely blame all of man's activities on changes in climate." The debate transcript reveals she still can't get her talking points straight on this issue.