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Investors Must Keep Pressuring Oil Majors on Climate Risk

Skoll Foundation | Posted 06.03.2016 | Impact
Skoll Foundation

By Mindy Lubber, President, Ceres Annual general meetings at the world's largest fossil fuel companies are usually a time for reflecting on strateg...

The Story Behind the Least and Highest Taxed Companies

Kevin Price | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Kevin Price

Every year the media is plastered with reports about the disparity in the amounts of money companies pay in taxes. The following is a list of the highest and lowest paying businesses when it comes to total taxes on all layers of government, according to the WalletHub report.

'Green News Report' - September 30, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.30.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Good news: President Obama creates the world's largest marine sanctuary; ...

Legendary Trader's Fund Takes Huge Oil Losses

Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - The flagship commodity fund run by top Phibro trader Andrew Hall suffered a 12 percent fall last week as oil prices tumbled, a fund investo...

PHOTOS: Hammer Family Puts Three Homes On The Market For $26 Million

Posted 06.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Via The Hammer family (of Occidental Petroleum fortune and patrons of UCLA's Hammer Museum) have put three properties on the market for a...

Gasland Attack Group 'Energy In Depth' Funded By Major Oil and Gas Interests

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Perhaps Energy In Depth thinks it might lose credibility with the media and the public if it revealed such key support from notoriously reckless companies. Perhaps it should.

History Made in the Ecuadorian Amazon!

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 02.16.2011 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

The people of the Ecuadorian Amazon took on that struggle of a lifetime and yesterday the court made its decision -- Chevron is guilty.

Vets vs. Big Oil: Prop 23 in California

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

The overwhelming majority of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans not only see our dependence on oil as a security threat, but believe that we need to pass clean energy legislation.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Chevron's Cover-up of Gross Environmental Abuses in Ecuador

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Ecuador's people have been struggling for over a decade to achieve justice in their lawsuit against the US oil giant, Chevron.

The Least Ethical Companies In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can ethics be quantified? Or, better yet, can a lack of ethics be quantified? This week, the Swiss research firm Covalence released its annual r...

Citigroup Returns to Banking by Divesting Its Oil Trading Arm

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

It is scandalous that those in government vested with the responsibility of financial oversight have permitted a culture of "heads they win, tails we lose" to take hold and to grow into a financial Frankenstein.

Darwin's Lessons for the Extractive Industries

Janet Ranganathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ranganathan

In true Darwinian fashion, the most successful extractive companies are adapting to forces of change by investing in improvements to their environmental and social management systems.

Sam Stein

McCain Heads To Colombia, Already Tied To Country By Lobbyists | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, Sen. John McCain will travel to Colombia to highlight his support for a free trade pact with that country. It is a trip that comes with a...