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Are we near peak plastic? COVID-19 speeds up the beginning of the end

  • September 8, 2020
Global demand for new plastic could peak as early as 2027, raising doubts about new fossil fuel infrastructure, a report…
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Big Oil seeks to send more plastic to Africa

  • September 1, 2020
The world’s largest fossil fuel companies and chemical manufacturers are trying to influence U.S. trade negotiations with Kenya as a…
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Pollution from oil wells, industry hit by Laura still unknown

  • August 28, 2020
The full extent of the damage wrought by the storm formerly known as Hurricane Laura will only continue to grow…
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Communities brace for petrochemical pollution as Laura hits oil region

  • August 27, 2020
As Hurricane Laura bore down on the Gulf Coast Wednesday, the EPA increased the number of toxic waste sites it…
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North Dakota uses $66 million in coronavirus relief to cap orphaned wells, return usable land to farmers

  • August 19, 2020
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is in the process of capping more than 400 orphaned oil and gas…
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Bill McKibben warns Big Oil of ‘fierce public outrage’ facing any driller in Alaska’s wildlife refuge

  • August 19, 2020
The raging pandemic on the world’s hands has grounded jets, emptied out offices, and shut down factories — meaning a…
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Texas pipeline rerouted after criticism from Willie Nelson and Paul Simon

  • August 18, 2020
Kinder Morgan announced it would reroute its controversial Permian Highway pipeline around the Blanco River in central Texas. Though pipeline…
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Trump admin finalizes ‘absolutely bonkers’ plan to drill in Alaska’s pristine wildlife refuge

  • August 18, 2020
The Trump administration on Monday finalized approval for an oil lease auction, clearing the way for drilling in the massive…
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Pro cycling connections to fossil fuel money under scrutiny

  • August 14, 2020
A professional cycling race in Australia is under attack for its connections to a major oil and gas producer, The…
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Ship spills 1,000 tons of oil into the Indian Ocean

  • August 10, 2020
Thousands in Mauritius — from government officials to students and volunteers — are scrambling to contain the estimated 1,000 tons…
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