Oil Companies Will Be Bad Investments Within Five Years, Predicts Survey Of European Fund Managers

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

European fund managers are casting an increasingly skeptical eye towards the oil industry, concluding that the industry’s financial future looks grim, according to a new survey published by a [...]

How Linda Garcia Risked Everything To Keep Big Oil Out Of Her Community

By Nina Lakhani, Huffpost.com -

Every time Linda Garcia’s cellphone pings, she wonders if it will be another death threat. The environmental activist has been targeted by anonymous callers for five years since taking on Big Oil [...]

New Mexico Official Pulls Plug On New Oil, Gas Drilling On State Land Near Chaco

By Robert Nott, Santafenewmexican.com -

State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard has put a halt to new oil and gas leasing on some 73,000 acres of state trust land near the Chaco Culture National Historic Park in Northwest New [...]

6,000 Amazon Employees, Including A VP And Directors, Are Now Calling On Jeff Bezos To Stop Automating Oil Extraction

By Brian Merchant, Gizmodo.com -

On Monday, a group of Amazon employees began circulating an open letter that calls on CEO Jeff Bezos and the board of directors to adopt a companywide plan to address climate change. By [...]

Big Oil Is Set To Spend $5 Trillion On Fossil Fuels We Can’t Afford To Burn

By Staff, Globalwitness.org -

Our analysis found that all production from new oil and gas fields – beyond those already in production or development – is incompatible with reaching the world’s climate goals. Yet the oil and [...]

Libya’s Incoming Strongman Haftar Will Send The Oil Out To Europe – And Keep Its Migrants In

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

You can well imagine the tension when Libya’s beleaguered Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj met with the UN envoy Ghassan Salamé in his office in Tripoli on Monday morning. Not far away, in the [...]

Pompeo Enlists US Energy Conglomerates For Global Oil War

By Bill Van Auken, Wsws.org -

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered an extraordinary speech this week to a conference attended by representatives of the major US energy conglomerates in which he appealed to “Big Oil” to [...]

Everyone Has Fallen For The Lies About Venezuela

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

Let’s take a second to go over the big three. There are three things that seem to provoke the ornery United States into overthrowing or bringing down a foreign government, no matter how many [...]

New U.S. Oil And Gas Drilling To Unleash 1,000 Coal Plants’ Worth Of Pollution By 2050

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffingtonpost.com -

The great American fracking boom threatens to undermine efforts to avoid climate catastrophe in this century. Amid mounting calls to phase out fossil fuels in the face of rapidly worsening [...]

G20: You Can Smell Tear Gas In The Streets As The Oil Industry Squabbles

By Globetrotter, Independentmediainstitute.org -

Last week, two important meetings took place—one, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, of the Group of 20 (G20) nations, and two, in Vienna, Austria, of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting [...]

Yemen’s Oil-Rich Shabwa Province Declares Independence, Orders Saudi-Allied Government Out

By Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mintpressnews.com -

SHABWA, YEMEN — Shabwa governorate, an oil-producing province in eastern Yemen, announced its independence from Yemen on Wednesday. A national council headed by the Chairman of the People’s [...]

The Only Bridge We DON’T Need Is The One We’re Building

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

When people say that fracked gas and oil are bridge fuels, I can’t help but think that they’re either joking or making some deep, albeit strained, social commentary. Maybe it’s a dig against this [...]

Mass Social Unrest Leaves Iraq’s Oil Capital In Flames

By Bill Van Auken, Wsws.org -

Iraq’s southern city of Basra, the country’s oil capital and center of its Shia majority, has seen mass protests that have left many of the buildings housing offices of the government, the main [...]

BP And Big Oil Drive Society Over The “Climate Cliff”

By Andy Rowell, Priceofoil.org -

At the end of July, as the American wildfires began to take hold in California, British oil giant BP made its biggest financial deal in nearly twenty years. In retrospect it would have been [...]

Protests Force Haitian Prime Minister To Resign

By Harriet Agerholm, Independent.co.uk -

The Haitian prime minister resigns after his government raised fuel prices, setting off a wave of deadly riots. Jack Guy Lafontant stood down before a vote that could have led to his removal [...]