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.

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."

 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, Town Hall, Rhode Island, Climate Change, Infinity Art, Big Oil, Water Quality

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

Wastewater from drilling and fracking contains hundreds of toxic chemicals, many of which are poorly understood.

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!

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.

Steven Donziger, Who Battled Chevron in Ecuador, Has Been Disbarred Human Rights Organizations, Human Rights Lawyer, Contempt Of Court, House Arrest, Big Oil, Protest Signs, Take Action, Smart People, Investigations

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.

Distant Quakes Trigger Temblors in the Oil Patch: Study

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

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 Zero Hour, English Articles, Green Technology, Technology News, Environmental Justice, News Us, Climate Action, Special Interest

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.

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:…

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

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. [...]

A controlled burn of oil from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill sends towers of fire hundreds of feet into the air over the Gulf of Mexico on June (Photo by Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class John Masson / CC BY-ND - When will we ever learn ! Apocalypse, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Bp Oil, Oil Platform, Ocean Pollution, Edible Oil, All Nature, Deep Water, Environmental Issues

Ten Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, We’re on Course to Repeat One of Our Worst Mistakes

In the past few years, the Trump administration has signaled that it wants to vastly expand offshore drilling, including lifting drilling bans in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

Shell CEO claims have no choice but to invest in fossil fuels

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

An interesting perspective - Shell wants OUR solutions but where have THEY been all these years ? Companies like Chevron remind us of THEIR attitudes to the public - in that case they have fought for years to resist cleaning up the mess they left the tribes in the Amazon to cleanup ! Of course they can't & Chevron "gave them the middle finger" - result A HUGE PROBLEM IN WHAT WAS PRIME RAINFOREST ! BASTARD OIL COMPANIES!

Shell's Twitter fail: We want YOU to solve climate change!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others ridiculed the oil company's post.

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, Stuffed Mushrooms, Stuffed Peppers, Salisbury Steak, Evening Meals, Barbecue Sauce, Eating Plans, Food Items, Easy Meals

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.

Exxon Knew About Climate Change And Lied About it Since the - Green Business Network

The Beginning of the End for Oil?

Energy in a post-pandemic world.