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US energy industry methane emissions are triple what government thinks, study finds

  2024-03-13 in ABC News

A new study calculates that U.S. oil and natural gas wells, pipelines and compressors are spewing three times the amount of the potent heat-trapping gas methane as the government thinks

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | USA | Methane


CAP AND WAIT. CLIMATE FOES GET THEIR DELAYS IN WA | by Mary Liz Thomson | Mar, 2024 | Medium

  2024-03-11 in Medium

Do climate programs like Washington’s cap and investment law automatically raise the price of gas? No, but mainstream media usually frames the story that way. Why do we have to accept this logic? We shouldn’t, it’s not even true. But this thinking is on track to take down Washington State’s newest carbon tax. After ten years of wrangling the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) was passed as a market-based program to reduce carbon pollution and achieve the greenhouse gas limits agreed to in state law. The program held it’s first auction last spring in 2023.

Right on cue after the industry had to pay ...

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero | Legislation | Regulation | Washington State


Top Fossil Fuel Ad Ban Critic Runs Group That Got $450K from Oil Company

  2024-03-11 by in DeSmog

The Indian Resource Council has received large contributions from Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., disclosures reviewed by DeSmog reveal.

  Tagged under: Lobbying | Oil Industry | Canada | Fossil Fuels


Oil industry has sought to block state backing for green tech since 1960s

  2024-03-08 in The Guardian

Research shows industry lobbying against support for solar panels and electric cars while enjoying subsidies itself

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Lobbying | Oil Industry


‘Explosive growth’ in petrochemical production poses risks to human health

  2024-03-06 in The Guardian

New report warns of deadly health risks from fossil fuel pollution, including alarming rise in neurodevelopmental issues

  Tagged under: Fossil Fuels | Oil Industry | Pollution | Health


Jeremy Hunt’s net zero target claims criticised by climate advisers

  2024-01-07 in The Guardian

Climate Change Committee tells chancellor issuing new oil and gas licenses is ‘inconsistent’ with government’s temperature goals

  Tagged under: Legislation | UK Politics | UK | Oil Industry | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


The Oil and Gas Industry in Net Zero Transitions – Analysis - IEA

  2023-11-23 (or before) in IEA – International Energy Agency

The Oil and Gas Industry in Net Zero Transitions - Analysis and key findings. A report by the International Energy Agency.

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | Net Zero


How to Defeat the Fossil Goliath?

  2023-06-11 (or before) by in Films for Action

The KEY question, I'm asked by students when I guest lecture about the #ClimateCrisis is 'but what can we do?' So I recently rewrote my materials to try & tackle that question head on. Feel free...

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | Activism


Time to pay the piper: Fossil fuel companies’ reparations for climate damages

  2023-05-25 (or before) in Cell Press

The calls for climate reparations are rapidly growing in the scientific literature, among climate movements, and in the policy debate. This article proposes morally based reparations for oil, gas, and coal producers, presents a methodological approach for their implementation, and quantifies reparations for the top twenty-one fossil fuel companies.

  Tagged under: Oil Industry


Big Oil Helped Shape Stanford’s Latest Climate-Research Focus

  2023-05-07 (or before) in Archive Today - web archive

  Tagged under: Oil Industry


Oilsands waste is collected in sprawling toxic ponds. To clean them up, oil companies plan to pour water on them

  2023-04-15 (or before) by in Breaking News - Headlines & Top Stories | The Star

The oil industry’s strategy to deal with a trillion litres of toxic goop is centred on a process even the Alberta Energy Regulator calls unproven. One top scientist describes the claim that water capping will return land to a natural state an an “impossible fantasy.”

  Tagged under: Pollution | Oil Industry | Canada


Big Oil v the World 1 - Denial

  2023-04-09 (or before) in YouTube

The story of what the fossil fuel industry knew about climate change more than four decades ago. Scientists who worked for the biggest oil company in the wor...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Oil Industry | Climate Change Denial and Disinformation | Disinformation and Misinformation


Oil excavation in Africa’s Kavango region must be stopped to meet world climate promises | The Independent

  2021-05-15 (or before) in The Independent

The climate column: Oil play in the Kavango region of Namibia and Botswana will affect climate targets, endanger indigenous communities and could be disastrous for conservation

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | Conservation | Africa | Climate Change | Wildlife | Namibia


Login • Instagram

  2020-02-24 (or before) in Instagram

Welcome back to Instagram. Sign in to check out what your friends, family & interests have been capturing & sharing around the world.

  Tagged under: Climate Change Denial and Disinformation | Oil Industry | Climate Change | Disinformation and Misinformation


Teck Resources pulling application for Frontier oil sands mine - The Globe and Mail

  2020-02-23 in The Globe and Mail: Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The Teck mine had already passed a lengthy regulatory review and Ottawa was expected to decide this week whether to approve the project

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | Canada | Climate Change | Economics | Finance


Government Agency Warns Global Oil Industry Is on the Brink of a Meltdown

  2020-02-04 in VICE

We are not running out of oil, but it's becoming uneconomical to exploit it—another reason we need to move to renewables as quickly as possible.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Economics | Oil Industry | Fossil Fuels | Carbon Bubble | Climate Change


Oil companies aren’t making big investments in a low-carbon future yet | GreenBiz

  2020-01-10 (or before) in Greenbiz

But some companies are showing an interest in it.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Oil Industry


Big oil asks government to protect its Texas facilities from climate change - CBS News

  2020-01-05 (or before) in CBS News

Texas Gulf Coast project would shield petroleum industry, which is blamed for contributing to global warming and now wants safeguards against the consequences

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Lobbying | Oil Industry | Texas | Climate Change


Big Oil on Trial: Where the Climate Lawsuits Currently Stand

  2019-12-09 (or before) in Greentech Media | Clean Tech & Renewable Energy News

  Tagged under: Oil Industry | Litigation


Opinion: Green energy will gut more than the oil market

  2019-11-20 (or before) in Detroit News

  Tagged under: Climate Change Denial and Disinformation | Oil Industry | Renewable Energy | Climate Change | Disinformation and Misinformation


Fossil fuel big five 'spent €251m lobbying EU' since 2010

  2019-10-24 by Sandra Laville in The Guardian

Report comes amid calls for set up of firewall to protect politics from industry influence

  Tagged under: BP | Lobbying | European Union | Oil Industry | Shell | Exxon | Chevron | Fossil Fuels


Rise of renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they think

  2019-10-14 by Jillian Ambrose in The Guardian

Pace of progress raises hope that fossil fuel companies could lose their domination

  Tagged under: Solar Energy | Oil Industry | Renewable Energy | Climate Change | Wind Power | Fossil Fuels


Big Oil spent big and won big in Washington and Colorado

  2018-11-08 (or before) in ThinkProgress

  Tagged under: Lobbying | US Politics | Oil Industry | Colorado State | Washington State


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