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How Exxon Mobil And Koch Brothers Created A Culture Of Climate Doubt

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business

One of the biggest studies to examine how climate change became controversial points to the unified dialogue coming out of the hundreds of individual...

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of As...

EXXON Bankrolled Anti-Global Warming Think Tanks

Steve Young | Posted 11.09.2015 | Green
Steve Young

One of my guests was a representative of the Heartland Institute. A conservative think tank that has been a long time anti-global warming advocate, their webpage offers a September 2015 updated report, "Global Warming: Not a Crisis."

What Does Exxon Know About Fracking That It's Not Saying?

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

The reckless quest to squeeze every last bit of oil and gas from the planet, consequences be damned, is a stark symbol of our broken democracy, and what happens when corporations have too much power over the decisions that guide our lives.

The Heroic Resistance Of A Latino Community Besieged By Fracking

Javier Sierra | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Javier Sierra

This siege takes place in hundreds of Latino communities across the country, and one of these heroes is Juan Flores, an organizer with the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, in Kern County, California. Flores's fight is nothing short of heroic.

Monday Morning Market Notes: Mapping the Week Ahead

Phil Davis | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Not much reaction to China's rate cut on Friday:  Up 0.5% after a surprise rate cut on Friday when we're still 35% off the hig...

How Exxon's Funding Of Climate Denial Turned Americans Against Their Own Government For Profit

Dave Johnson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Green
Dave Johnson

This propaganda and the money that propelled it has polluted our entire political system. Look into almost any organization (or political party) promoting "limited government" and complaining about "burdensome government regulation" and you will find oil money.

Democratic Presidential Contenders Join Calls To Investigate Exxon

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.18.2015 | Politics

Two Democratic presidential candidates indicated on Friday they support an investigation of oil giant ExxonMobil for concealing research on fossil fu...

Bill McKibben Got Arrested While Protesting Outside An ExxonMobil Station

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

Bill McKibben was arrested Thursday afternoon, shortly after beginning a one-man protest outside a gas station in Vermont. McKibben, an env...

What Exxon Knew About The Meltic Arctic All Along

Los Angeles Times | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.10.2015 | Business

Back in 1990, as the debate over climate change was heating up, a dissident shareholder petitioned the board of Exxon, one of the world’s large...

Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

Exxon Has Been Denying Climate Change Longer Than We Thought

Jesse Coleman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Green
Jesse Coleman

Turns out ExxonMobil, one of the world's worst climate polluters, has known about the dangers of climate change since 1981. Yet the oil giant continues to be a major funder of climate change denial today.

Brother of Hillary Clinton's Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar

Steve Horn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.

Which Way Will Saudi Arabia Swing?

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 05.01.2015 | World
Luay Al Khatteeb

Each week seems to bring new twists in Middle Eastern geopolitics, with shockwaves on the energy market and in particular oil prices. The recent reshuffle in Saudi Arabia heralds a major break with established tradition and watershed in the trends of the oil industry.

Exxon Mobil Settles With New Jersey Over Environmental Damage

The New York Times | Posted 02.27.2015 | Green
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A long-fought legal battle to recover $8.9 billion in damages from Exxon Mobil Corporation for the contamination and loss of use of more than 1,500 ac...

Blast At California Exxon Refinery Injures 3

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2015 | Green

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Feb 18 (Reuters) - An explosion and fire ripped through a gasoline processing unit at an Exxon Mobil refi...

6 Reasons 2014 Was a Good Year for Climate Action

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.01.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

When we heard about Federal cuts to environmental initiatives, we couldn't help but think of the potential disaster when climate-denying forces really take power next year. So here are six reasons to be optimistic under even the most climate-denying Congress.

Obama Signals Keystone XL "No" on Colbert Report As Enbridge "KXL Clone" He Permitted Opens

Steve Horn | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

In his Dec. 8 "Colbert Report" appearance, President Barack Obama gave his strongest signal yet that he may reject a presidential permit authorizing the Alberta to Cushing, Oklahoma northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

Illinois Citizens Sue Feds to Take Over Rogue State Mining Agencies

Jeff Biggers | Posted 12.21.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As the onslaught of the nation's fast-growing coal-mining boom tears across the heartland, citizens in southern Illinois have filed a Writ of Mandamus in Federal District Court against the US Secretary of Interior, in an attempt to revoke the state's control over its notoriously inept and rogue mining agencies.

Exxon's First Prick of Conscience?

Michael Brune | Posted 12.20.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

Exxon Mobil's vice president of public and government affairs published a critique of divestment that concluded by saying that destroying our planet's climate by recklessly extracting and burning fossil fuel reserves is necessary to relieve global poverty.

What Oil Price Got to Do, Got to Do With It? (10 Things to Remember About Oil Prices)

Carl Pope | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

The collapse of soaring oil prices signaled the beginning of the 2008 Great Recession. This milder repeat performance is not so confusing if we look at the basics -- and remember that what counts about oil is not where it is produced, or exactly how much we need, but its price.

Tar Sands Trade: Kuwait Buys Stake in Alberta As It Opens Own Heavy Oil Spigot

Steve Horn | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogChevron made waves in the business world when it announced its October 6 sale of 30-percent of its holdings in the Alberta...

A U.S. Company May Have Helped Putin Strike Oil Gold In The Arctic

Bloomberg | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

Russia, viewed by the Obama administration as hostile to U.S. interests, has discovered what may prove to be a vast pool of oil in one of the world’...

Southern Comfort: Saying Hello to Fall in South Carolina

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When it comes to the mechanically cooled contemporary American South, this may be close to blasphemy. But here goes: Some of us do not like central air. Indoor breezes are indoor breezes, if you ask me. You might be in a mall, or at the movies, or driving around in your car.

ExxonMobil Starts Drilling For Oil In Russian Arctic

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2014 | Green

By Alexei Anishchuk SOCHI, Russia, Aug 9(Reuters) - U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil began drilling in Russia's Arctic on Saturday, despite ...