Big Oil

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For far too long these vested interests have dictated outcomes & gained privilege way beyond the acceptable. It is time now to insist they "follow the rules" & use best practice to ensure a sustainable future!

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Trump Administration To Undo Limits On Methane, Ignoring Environmental Concerns Even some oil and gas companies oppose the EPA plan to loosen regulation of the potent greenhouse gas. Big Oil, Greenhouse Gases, The Washington Post, Oil And Gas, Global Warming, Climate Change, Fossil, Nature, Yellow

Trump EPA Plan to Gut Emission Rules for Oil and Gas Industry Denounced as 'Beyond Comprehension'

"If Trump is reelected and this rule sticks, it is probably the single most consequential near-term climate decision of his presidency."

Steven Donziger, Who Battled Chevron in Ecuador, Has Been Disbarred Human Rights Organizations, Contempt Of Court, Human Rights Lawyer, House Arrest, Big Oil, Investigations, Chevron, Battle, Worms

Steven Donziger, Who Battled Chevron in Ecuador, Has Been Disbarred

After helping indigenous Ecuadorians win a $9.8 billion verdict against Chevron for polluting the Amazon rainforest, Steven Donziger’s decades-long advocacy ended in his disbarment on Thursday.

 Bernie is proving his worth in a rigged system Sanders and AOC's Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers - . Mike Lee, Public Service, Questions, Rhode Island, Climate Change, Infinity Art, Big Oil, Water Quality, Prehistory

Sanders and AOC's Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers

Democrats unveiled their own climate bills this week, but only the fracking ban would stop the fossil fuel boom.

Big Oil wants to dump more wastewater into rivers. What could go wrong? Big Oil, Central Valley, Water Quality, Oil And Gas, Health And Wellbeing, Ecology, Fresh Water, Rivers

Big Oil wants to dump more wastewater into rivers. What could go wrong?

Big Oil wants to dump more wastewater into rivers. What could go wrong? | Grist Water quality is pivotal to our lives across the spectrum but that could be in distinct jeopardy ! Once lost the effects from bad water discharge could ruin forever !

Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Canada's oil heartland: ‘We're not doing this because it's fun or because we have a special interest in the climate or because we want to become politicians when we grow up. We're doing this because our future is English Articles, Green Technology, Technology News, Fort Mcmurray, Environmental Justice, Climate Action, Us Politics, Heartland, First Nations

Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Canada's oil heartland | DW | 19.10.2019

Greta Thunberg in front of the Alberta Legislature Building. Great work Greta you consistently impress & stand-out like a beacon of hope. Good to see also that you are "raising the heckles" of the ardent exploiters. They still have a BIG lesson to learn but we will prevail - the die has been cast through, largely, your actions.

Canada's largest national park risks losing world heritage status - about time the wholesale vandalism in Canada was addressed ! Lots of hypocrisy and "hot air" from politicians but the damage continues unabated ! Canada National Parks, Northwest Territories, Big Oil, Climate Change, Habitats, The Dreamers, 49th Parallel, Landscape, Beaver Dam

Canada's largest national park risks losing world heritage status

Wood Buffalo national park also faces danger from oil and gas development and hydroelectric projects, government report says

Phillips 66 announced Wednesday it plans to reconfigure its Rodeo, Calif., facility to produce renewable fuel from used cooking oils, fats, greases and soybean oils by 2024. An interesting development with potential to a circular-type economy & environmental benefits if the thrust is on reuse! Phillips 66, Oil Refinery, Big Oil, Crude Oil, Sustainable Energy, Greenhouse Gases, Grease, Rodeo, Climate Change

Giant oil company is building world's largest facility to turn vegetable oil and grease into cleaner gasoline

Phillips 66 announced Wednesday it plans to reconfigure its Rodeo, Calif., facility to produce renewable fuel from used cooking oils, fats, greases and soybean oils by 2024.

Distant Quakes Trigger Temblors in the Oil Patch: Study Energy Industry, Oil Industry, Weapon Of Mass Destruction, Big Oil, Oil And Gas, Politicians, Wells, Climate Change, Iran

So We're All in This Together...Really? What About Big Oil? - CounterPunch.org

What are we make of the fact that the price of oil tanked to below zero per barrel on April 22, the greatest drop in history? The price has gone up slightly since then, hovering around $16 a barrel on April 25th, but it is still severely depressed. Who will suffer from this? And perhaps more importantly, who will gain? More

Fracking Company Has Made It Rain Toxic Water Upon New Mexico Without Penalty - this highlights some of the "side effects" of fracking. Many of the long-term effects will not be realised for years to come when most of the guilty parties have long gone !! Water Resources, Natural Resources, War Drums, Big Oil, Make It Rain, New Mexican, Crude Oil, The Expendables, Air Pollution

Fracking Company Has Made It Rain Toxic Water Upon New Mexico Without Penalty

Is New Mexico's state government aiding and abetting fracking companies' damage to humans and the environment?

Oil companies wasting natural gas, emitting large amounts of greenhouse gases: Filed under:… Gas Company, Paris Climate, Global Awareness, Big Oil, Greenhouse Gases, New Paris, Environmental Issues, Oil And Gas, Fossil

US Set to Blow Other Countries Away With 'Staggering' Scale of New Oil and Gas Production

Over next decade, unlesss its trajectory changes, 61 percent of new global production will come from the United States

Human rights impacts of oil pollution: Ecuador Ecuador, Chevron, Amazon River, Big Oil, Oil Spill, Amazon Rainforest, Environmental Issues, Save The Planet, Human Rights

Ecuadoreans Won’t Back Down in Fighting Chevron-Texaco Over Amazon Oil Disaster - Upside Down World

Years into the fight to hold Chevron-Texaco accountable for the “Amazon Chernobyl,” those involved are still struggling to win justice for victims, clean up the rainforest, and combat corporate impunity. With the future of their communities and the environment at stake, they refuse to give up. [...]

Shell CEO claims have no choice but to invest in fossil fuels Save The Arctic, Royal Dutch Shell, Energy Industry, Big Oil, Energy Companies, Oil Change, Oil And Gas, Global Warming, Ecology

After Shell CEO Claims 'We Have No Choice' But to Invest in Fossil Fuels, McKibben Says, 'We Have No Choice But to Try and Stop Them'

With "overwhelming evidence that we are on the brink of climate and ecological collapse," executive's comment elicits intense rebuke

Two new climate lawsuits give Big Oil the tobacco treatment | Grist This is like "music to our ears"  - smart thinking in targeting the power of Big Oil ! These greasy bastards have "worked the system' & used high-powered lawyers & their "deep-pockets"  as did the tobacco lobby before them. Corrupt politicians provided the "easy path"! Now we must get serious & "pull the rug" from under this corruption & sheer graft ! Bravo ! Big Oil, Barbecue Sauce, Evening Meals, Eating Plans, Food Items, Easy Meals, Easy Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Climate Change

Two new climate lawsuits give Big Oil the tobacco treatment

Two new lawsuits from Minnesota and Washington, D.C., hint that climate lawsuits against Big Oil might be making a comeback.

Chevron has had a tatty record on protecting human rights in the Amazon where it has resisted clean-up from its botched attempts to extract with the result that huge tracts of pristine forest has been left in a "sorry state" denying the tribes their sustenance ! Now they want to present a caring face - bastards !! Racial Diversity, Environmental Justice, Civil Rights Leaders, Big Oil, Good Environment, Good Neighbor, Sustainable Energy, Air Pollution, Oil And Gas

Chevron’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ Tweet Prompts a Debate About Big Oil and Environmental Justice

The oil giant denounced racism and pledged to increase diversity in its workforce, but some activists see burning fossil fuels as inherently racist.