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Climate Change This Week: An Exxon US Government, Standing Up For Science, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Shell's 'Don't buy this jacket' moment?

Ed Gillespie | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Ed Gillespie

So, over 31M have now watched Shell's very snazzy #makethefuture video. It features a gaggle of uber-cool singers artfully selected to represent the o...

It's Time To Hold Corporate Carbon Producers Accountable

Elliott Negin | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Elliott Negin

90 companies accounted for 65 percent of worldwide carbon emissions between 1854 and 2013.

Climate Change This Week: Megadroughts, Virtual Clean Power Plants, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Amazonian ant-mimic treehop...

Security Firm Guarding Dakota Access Pipeline Also Used PSYOPs Tactics for BP

Steve Horn | Posted 09.13.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog G4S, a company hiring security staff to guard the hotly contested Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL), also works to guard oil...

Big Oil's Scary New World

Carl Pope | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

"This was retail politics, and oil lost," was how Adrienne Alvord of UCS summed up the stunning environmental victory Tuesday in the California legisl...

'Green News Report' - May 17, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Global protests for action on climate change receive no coverage in corpo...

'Green News Report' - May 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 2013 West, Texas fertilizer explosion ruled a criminal act; Price of rene...

'Green News Report' -- April 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Judge rules children's federal climate change lawsuit may go forward; Big...

Car Talk: 'Running' Out of Gas

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.17.2017 | Travel
Bonni Brodnick

My husband and I are trying to put this recent escapade in the rearview mirror because my declaration comes with a bit of embarrassment: Yesterday, I had the "winning" score of 11 miles to go in my gas tank and 8 miles to the closest station.

Exxon, Shell and Chevron Eye Atlantic Coast Oil

Tim Donaghy | Posted 01.27.2017 | Green
Tim Donaghy

Sharks are circling in the Atlantic ocean, and we're not referring to the majestic wildlife found there.

'Green News Report' - December 29, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Green News Report' Special Coverage 2015 Year In Review: Before 2015 an...

Meet the Lobbyists and Big Money Interests Pushing to End the Oil Exports Ban

Steve Horn | Posted 12.16.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

The ongoing push to lift the ban on exports of U.S.-produced crude oil appears to be coming to a close, with Congress agreeing to a budget deal with a provision to end the decades-old embargo.

Portlanders and Mayor Charlie Hales: World Leaders on Climate Change

Daphne Wysham | Posted 11.17.2016 | Green
Daphne Wysham

Will some follow Portlanders' lead, and agree to put an end to new fossil fuel infrastructure in their city's limits, too? It's hard to say, just yet. But if this happens, we might actually look back on Portland.

How The Oil Industry Pumped Up Spending On Disinformation To Kill California Climate Bill Provision

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.03.2016 | Green
Elliott Negin

The five carbon majors and the rest of the oil and gas industry are still spending millions to deceive the public and derail government attempts to address the problem.

Should Chevron and Shell Pay for Climate Damage?

Renee Karunungan | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
Renee Karunungan

Developing countries lose more and are damaged more. This is why developing countries have been continuously, tirelessly fighting for loss and damage in the climate negotiations. Meanwhile, developed countries like the United States, those who have caused the climate change we know today, have only evaded the topic.

Pulling Back The Pickets: Full Fossil Retreat Or Strategic Withdrawal?

Carl Pope | Posted 10.20.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Climate science has a different calendar -- fossils must essentially be gone by 2050. That extra 50 years is, to coal and oil, worth fighting for -- and natural gas is oil's alternative of choice. Their secret weapon? Ever lower prices.

The End Of The Oil Major?

James Stafford | Posted 10.16.2016 | Business
James Stafford

A new report finds that the largest oil companies are set to cut spending on exploration by at least half, potentially leading to very few new oil dis...

Shell Comes Up Empty: A Moment Of Clarity

Susan Murray | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green
Susan Murray

We can see this withdrawal as not just a victory for the Arctic but also as an opportunity to take stock of our unhealthy relationship with fossil fuels.

Shell Gives Arctic a Break: What Will We Do With It?

Frances Beinecke | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Will we preserve these pristine waters once and for all and accelerate the shift to cleaner energy resources? Or will we continue letting oil companies go to the ends of the earth and deepen our dependence on polluting fossil fuels?

Shell's Abandoned Well and the Myth of the Arctic Oil Land Grab

The Conversation US | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

Shell's departure is certainly a pause in a new era of Arctic exploration. It is not, however, an end. The company has said nothing about dropping any of its 275 blocks in the basin.

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: China to launch world's largest cap and trade system; Pope Francis calls...

President Obama's Mortal Sin

Bianca Jagger | Posted 09.15.2016 | Green
Bianca Jagger

President Obama must know that it is impossible to protect the Arctic while allowing Shell to drill for oil 70 miles off the coast of Alaska. He cannot have it both ways. His policies and proclamations are irreconcilable.

Climate Change: A Genocide Driver, Solar Scores Again, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.

Yes Mr. President, Arctic Oil Is A Climate Change Issue

Tim Donaghy | Posted 09.10.2016 | Green
Tim Donaghy

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.