SB 350 will be voted on in the Assembly this week. So Californians, it's time to get your priorities straight! Are you going to stand with the selfish mob that wants to breathe cleaner air, or are you going to dare to stand up for a small beleaguered minority of billionaires?
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada handed Chevron another defeat in its efforts to forever avoid paying to clean up its toxic mess in the Amazon. It ruled unanimously that the Ecuadorian communities could pursue an enforcement action with the aim of seizing Chevron's Canadian assets to cover its $10 billion liability.
Obama has done more than any previous president to restrict greenhouse gas emissions, but his administration remains stuck in a contradictory policy of promoting fossil fuel extraction that threatens to "lock-in" decades of emissions that we can't afford.
The power of California's oil refiners is always felt but rarely visible in Sacramento. It was on full display at Wednesday's press conference when it was acknowledged that California's effort to lead the world by cutting petroleum use in half was dead for the year due to oil company lobbying and advertising.
A new entry into the 2016 Democratic presidential race -- and yes, we've got his position on climate change.
Why would refiners build more refining capacity if they can charge more for making less gasoline? And with crude oil at historic lows, Californians gas pumps are the refiners' most reliable ATM. That's why Senate Bill 350's mandate to limit petroleum use and free up supply comes to the aid of the consumer, not just the climate.
President Barack Obama and Governor Jerry Brown have both been pushing the envelope of efforts to bring climate change under control and running up against major ingrown opposition to their efforts.
With President Obama expected to give a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline sometime this Labor Day weekend, the company behind the pipeline and people throughout the affected states anxiously await the verdict.
This week, delegates met in Bonn, Germany, to take steps to create a workable draft for a deal. The hope is that the agreement will show just how much pollution will be cut and exactly how much money rich nations will offer poorer countries to deal with their own growing energy and climate adaptation needs.
If you want to know why Californians have been paying one dollar more per gallon than the rest of America for their gasoline for most of the Spring, it comes down to two words: low inventories.
Once upon a time I was a refugee who, unlike many of my relatives, was fortunate to escape persecution and genocide. Despite the refugee crisis being the largest humanitarian one since World War II, the UN has done little other than decry Europe's belated and confused response to the problem.
The combination of robust world crude oil supply growth and weak global demand has contributed to rising global inventories and falling crude oil prices. The obvious winners of a lower oil price are oil importers and energy intensive sectors but a speculation that cheaper fossil fuels would mean a serious setback for renewables has been rife.
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After decades of exhaustive attempts to overcome the dirty reputation of oil sands, we finally have an environmentally-friendly and low cost method to tap into these vast resources in the state of Utah -- good news both for Mother Nature and all oil and gas investors.
How did we pull off such an amazing turnaround in such a short time? Well, coming off a bad quarter gives you very easy comps, for one thing.
On several occasions over the past few years, Park Rangers for Our Lands has called on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to do a better job of balan...