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Seething With Anger, Probe Demanded into Exxon’s Unparalleled Climate Crime

Seething With Anger, Probe Demanded into Exxon’s Unparalleled Climate Crime

Published on Friday, October 30, 2015 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer A broad coalition of community groups along with prominent leaders from the nation’s top civil rights, environmental, and indigeneous people’s movements on Friday sent a joint letter to the U.S. Department of Justice demanding a federal investigation into allegations that oil giant ExxonMobil knew about […]

Battle Lines Form in California Over Ambitious Climate Change Bills

Battle Lines Form in California Over Ambitious Climate Change Bills

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 by Common Dreams by Nadia Prupis, staff writer California lawmakers are preparing to face off with the state’s powerful fossil fuel industry in a battle over two potentially groundbreaking climate change bills. The more contentious legislation in question, the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (SB350), would increase California’s share of […]

Documents Show California Pipeline Spill Much Worse Than Initially Disclosed

Documents Show California Pipeline Spill Much Worse Than Initially Disclosed

Published on Thursday, August 06, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer An oil pipeline spill along the Santa Barbara coast this spring may have been up to 40 percent bigger than originally estimated, documents made public Wednesday revealed. The quarterly earnings report for Texas-based Plains All American Pipeline disclosed that as many as 143,000 gallons of […]

With Zero Accountability, Big Oil Wringing Profit from Developing Countries

With Zero Accountability, Big Oil Wringing Profit from Developing Countries

Published on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Thanks to “foot dragging by the Securities and Exchange Commission” combined with “aggressive lobbying and legal challenges by oil industry laggards,” a U.S. law meant to increase transparency around fossil fuel operations in developing countries has been stalled for nearly five years, charges a new […]

Big Oil Knew. Big Oil Lied. And Planet Earth Got Fried.

Big Oil Knew. Big Oil Lied. And Planet Earth Got Fried.

They knew. They lied. And the planet and its people are now paying the ultimate price. It’s no secret that the fossil fuel industry—the set of companies and corporate interests which profit most from the burning of coal, oil, and gas—have been the largest purveyors and funders of climate change denialism in the world. Now, […]

In Seattle, It’s David vs. Goliath as Kayakers Hit Water to Protest Shell Oil

In Seattle, It’s David vs. Goliath as Kayakers Hit Water to Protest Shell Oil

Published on Saturday, May 16, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Kayaks began lining up on the shores of Seattle’s Elliot Bay early Saturday morning in preparation for the sHell No! “flotilla rally,” organized by social and environmental justice groups in opposition to Shell Oil’s plans to drill for fossil fuels in fragile Arctic waters. Over the […]

North Dakota Town Evacuated Following Fiery Oil Train Derailment

North Dakota Town Evacuated Following Fiery Oil Train Derailment

Published on Wednesday, May 06, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer The entire population of Heimdal, North Dakota has been evacuated Wednesday morning after a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded. A BNSF Railway oil train derailed around 7:30 am, setting at least 10 oil tanker cars on fire. The Bismarck Tribune spoke with emergency responders […]

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