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Plaintiffs dodge a bullet in SCOTUS ruling for Big Oil

  • May 19, 2021
The Supreme Court ruled narrowly in favor of oil companies seeking to avoid liability for the costs of climate change…
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Big Oil CEO refuses to testify at Senate hearing — Sanders slams him for avoiding ‘tough questions’

  • April 9, 2021
By Brett Wilkins In the latest example of Big Oil’s failure to face public scrutiny for a global crisis driven…
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Despite community outcry, Feds move forward with New Mexico drilling plan

  • March 19, 2021
By Jerry Redfern For nine years, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has wrangled through an update to oil and gas…
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Bill McKibben discusses Rutgers fossil fuel divestment and why it’s a ‘big deal’

  • March 11, 2021
Rutgers University has voted to begin divesting from fossil fuels, following a campaign by the student-organized Endowment Justice Collective that…
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‘You do benefit from special rules’: Katie Porter warns oil exec not to ‘patronize’ her

  • March 10, 2021
By Jake Johnson Congresswoman Katie Porter took a fossil fuel industry executive to task for falsely suggesting during a House…
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The oil industry says it might support a carbon tax – it could be good for producers and the public alike

  • March 8, 2021
By Richard Schmalensee and David Schoenbrod The oil industry’s lobbying arm, the American Petroleum Institute, suggested in a new draft statement…
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‘The party is over’: Coal’s cautionary tale for New Mexico’s economy

  • February 18, 2021
By Nick Bowlin Satellite images of the land outside Artesia, New Mexico, show an arid brown landscape pockmarked with dots.…
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Biden’s climate plan eliminates $40B in taxpayer funded subsidies to Big Oil

  • January 28, 2021
In a speech Wednesday outlining his new executive actions aimed at confronting the “existential threat” of the climate crisis, President…
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