More People Standing In Way Of New Pipelines

By Chris Paulus, -

By Chris Paulus for Yet even amid the companies' growing use of scare tactics and secret maneuvers, citizens are ramping up direct action. People have braved the elements and matched [...]

Native American Women Going After Europe’s Banks To Divest From Oil

By Shannan Stoll, -

By Shannan Stoll for The Nation - Last December, calls to defund the Dakota Access pipeline and “Stand with Standing Rock” led individuals to divest millions of dollars from banks extending [...]

Divest The Globe, Invest In The Future

By Staff, -

By Mazaska Talks. On October 23rd, ninety-two of the world's largest banks will meet in São Paolo, Brazil to discuss policies on the climate and Indigenous People's rights to Free, Prior, and [...]

BNP To Halt Shale Oil Financing, Expand Funds For Renewables

By Fabio Benedetti Valentini and Russell Ward, -

By Fabio Benedetti Valentini and Russell Ward for Bloomberg - BNP Paribas SA pledged to stop financing shale and oil sands projects, expanding earlier commitments in support of global efforts to [...]

As Hurricanes Intensify, So Does Resistance to Big Oil in the Gulf

By Mike Ludwig, -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout. The protesters are growing in numbers, and their actions are becoming more direct, as they set their sights on opposing both existing oil and gas infrastructure as [...]

Who’s Behind Fossil Fuel Extraction– Not Just Republicans

By Alison Rose Levy, -

By Alison Rose Levy for Truthout. Obama clearly signaled his pro-gas and oil industry policy intentions during his 2012 re-election campaign. At a stop in Cushing, Oklahoma, the president [...]

Arrests: Forests Are For Picnics Not For Pipelines

By the Sugar Shack Alliance, -

By the Sugar Shack Alliance. Massachusetts - It was a beautiful day for picnics in Otis State Forest on Saturday, as the non-violent direct action group Sugar Shack Alliance hosted a large public [...]

Pipeline Fights are a Fight for Our Lives

By Julie Dermansky, -

By Julie Dermansky for DeSmog Blog. Pastor Harry Joseph of the Mount Triumph Baptist Church in St. James, Louisiana, is taking legal action to prevent the Bayou Bridge pipeline from being built [...]

Three Arrested Blocking Fast-Tracked FERC Commissioner Approvals

By Jimmy Betts for Beyond Extreme Energy, -

By Jimmy Betts for Beyond Extreme Energy. The week following Trump’s announcement that he will pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, three individuals representing a coalition [...]

Back-To-Back Oil & Gas Explosions Rattle Colorado Communities

By Alisa Barba and Leigh Paterson, -

By Alisa Barba and Leigh Paterson for Inside Energy - An Anadarko oil tank battery exploded in flames on Thursday afternoon, killing one worker and injuring three more, just 3.5 miles from the [...]

Trump’s Budget Delivers Big Oil’s Wish: Reducing Strategic Petroleum Reserve

By Steve Horn, -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - President Donald Trump's newly proposed budget calls for selling over half of the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), the 687 million barrels of federally owned [...]

Oklahoma’s Largest Earthquake Linked To Oil And Gas Industry Actions 3 Years Earlier

By Zahra Hirji, -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - The strongest earthquake in Oklahoma's history likely was caused by oil and gas operators injecting vastly increased amounts of toxic wastewater [...]

Millions Now At Risk From Oil And Gas-Related Earthquakes

By Zahra Hirji, -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - The new forecast also identified high risk in two other areas where oil and gas wastewater disposal takes place: a small area in northern Kansas, as well [...]

Exxon Adviser Resigns Over Oil Giant’s ‘Targeted Attacks’ On NGOs

By Chris D’Angelo, -

By Chris D’Angelo for The Huffington Post - A research scholar at New York University has resigned from Exxon Mobil Corp.’s External Citizenship Advisory Panel, citing what she calls the oil [...]

New Data Undermine Oil And Gas Industry’s Pipeline Safety Claims

By Sue Sturgis, -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South - In the debate over construction of new oil and gas pipelines, industry representatives have long argued that pipelines are safer than other methods for moving [...]