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5 CEOs Obama Should Fire

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Casey Gane-McCalla

Obama pressured GM CEO, Rick Wagoner to step down; here are five other CEOs he should consider firing.

The Most Evil Corporations, Industries and Orgs

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Kall

In these trying economic times, when new ideas and approaches must be developed, maybe it is time we identify and deal with the real enemies of the good, of humanity and the earth.

Three Lessons We Still Haven't Learned 20 Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

Take a 10 minute break today, on the anniversary of one of the most tragic--and still unresolved--environmental disasters of our modern energy age to reflect on three lessons.

Exxon Spill -- 20 Years of Tears

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Shannyn Moore

Sarah Palin failed to use the national stage to plead Alaskan's case to citizens who had long forgotten the images of a once pristine Prince William Sound turned into a thick, black, rolling sea.

Unearthed: The News Without the Chaff

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Green companies do better during economic downturn, Santorum says the Qur'an was written in 'Islamic', Alan Keyes calls Obama "a radical communist," and more.

Chevron's Oil - Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Alaskan Sea.

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

Ask yourself why the State of Alaska is not defending your right to know how much oil Chevron has at the base of a volcano that's about to erupt.

The Human Cost of Bush's Arctic Policy

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Why should the Inupiat way of life be sacrificed for our oil dependency? The Arctic should be off limits to oil and gas development.

Had Enough?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

The next time you pull up to a filling station, think about this: do we really need to help a company earn $45.2 billion in profits when the global economy is teetering on a very precarious perch?

Crimes at the Top of the World: The Human Cost of Oil

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Why don't we all learn more about Bush's U.S. Arctic Policy along with Inupiat children like Ricky? If the Alaska story "went into you," maybe you could help protect our coasts along with yours.

"Exxon Profit Down 33% in the Fourth Quarter": Please Pity Poor Exxon!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

How many Americans would have a little more in their savings accounts to see them through tough times if some new alibi didn't enshrine each new high in the price of oil?

Exxon Mobil Reports Record $45.2 Billion Profit For 2008

AP | JOHN PORRETTO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HOUSTON — Exxon Mobil Corp. on Friday reported a profit of $45.2 billion for 2008, breaking its own record for a U.S. company, even as its fourt...

Upping Arianna's Ante: Pledge to be Unreasonable

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Pledge to engage -- with your neighbors, at your workplace, school, or church. Pledge to put the planet and future generations first when making everyday decisions.

Exxon Goes Green?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

I never thought I'd say it, but I agree with Exxon on an environmental issue.

Santa Claus Arrived This Year In a Battered Bus Called "OPEC"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

What does the difference of $147/barrel and $35/barrel mean to us (and just remember those OPEC Bus Company sponsors at Goldman Sachs who were predicting $200/bbl)?

The Oil Still Polluting Alaska, 20 Years After Exxon Valdez (VIDEO)

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

The Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground in the Prince William Sound on March 24th, 1989. Over the next three days, three-thousand miles of Alaska's coastl...

Fat Cows and Thin Cows

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

President-Elect Barack Obama owes his title not only to quite possibly the best presidential campaign in history, but also to the Latino vote. More than two thirds of us voted for him.

Detroit Bailout -- Let ExxonMobil Foot the Bill

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

Listening to the auto execs this week, you'd think it would have offered a humble moment for them to come clean on their mistakes. But no, they continue to deny any responsibility for the mess they are in.

A Mandate for Spreading the Wealth

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norman Solomon

Barack Obama won the presidency after clearly saying that he wants to spread the wealth. Let's make him do it.

A State of Disenchantment

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

Because of its extraordinary number of sun hours per year and its predominant winds, New Mexico could be turned into an El Dorado of clean, alternative, renewable energy.

Iraq's Oil Up For Grabs Today In Biggest Oil Sale Ever

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The biggest ever sale of oil assets will take place today, when the Iraqi government puts 40bn barrels of recoverable reserves up for offer in London....

Not All Lobbyists Are Created Equal: The Current Energy Bills

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I am an environmental advocate. Sometimes I travel to D.C. to lobby on behalf of issues NRDC cares about. Big Oil companies dispatch lobbyists to the Hill as well. Does that make us equals?

Who's Getting The Oil Industry's Support? Obama Favored By Exxon Employees, McCain Raised More Oil Money

Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Sheppard

While McCain has brought in three times more money from the oil and gas industry, Obama is the favored candidate of executives from several of the biggest companies, including ExxonMobil, according to reports from Federal Election Commission as of July 29, 2008.

Connect the Dots: See the Real Costs of Our Oil Dependency, More Oil is Not the Answer

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

Cordova, Alaska. The other night I biked over to the home of Linden and Kevin "Sam" O'Toole to watch the CNN Anderson Cooper 360º story on the Exxon ...

Red Ink/Black Ink

Eric Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Williams

It's clear that the real money is in oil rather than automobiles, so isn't the obvious solution for General Motors to merge with Exxon Mobil and for this new entity -- let's call them GenExx MoMo -- to give away cars for free?

Sierra Club RAW: John McCain, Big Oil's Bestie as Record Profits (and Campaign Cash) Roll In

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Josh Dorner

After hitting a real gusher of campaign cash from Big Oil, what does McCain propose to do about high gas prices and obscene oil company profits? Why, he wants to give Big Oil a Texas-sized tax cut.