Oil Giants See Future In Offshore Wind Power.

By Lindsey Gilpin, Insideclimatenews.org -

Transporting an offshore wind array from the factory floor to the ocean floor is no easy feat. Giant, specialized marine vessels must carry the blades and turbines—which sit atop rigs hundreds of [...]

New York City Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

New York City is suing five of the largest oil companies over the billions of dollars it spends protecting the city from the effects of climate change, and it plans to divest its pension funds' [...]

Water Is Life

By Alexander Zaitchik, Theintercept.com -

THE SKIFFS ARRIVED a few hours after sundown on September 18, a dark and moonless night in the Peruvian Amazon. They landed at several points along the broad Corrientes River, which flows south [...]

US Bank Declares End To Oil And Gas Pipeline Loans

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

For months, the bank had been under fire for financing the Dakota Access pipeline by providing over a quarter billion dollars worth of funding to its builder, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). [...]

VA State Water Control Board Delays Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Lorne Stockman, priceofoil.org -

“After a complete failure last week in approving the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s certificate, Virginia’s State Water Control Board (SWCB) has delayed certification of the permit for the Atlantic [...]

Coastal Town Banned Tar Sands And Sparked War With Oil Industry

By Sabrina Shankman, insideclimatenews.org -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate Change - Hundreds of miles from the nearest oil field or fracking well, the answer to this question is playing out here, as a longrunning David-and-Goliath [...]

Deadly Lac-Mégantic Oil Train Disaster Was Avoidable Corporate Crime

By Justin Mikulka, www.desmogblog.com -

By Justin Mikulka for Desmog - Damning new testimony from an engineer of the locomotive involved in the deadly 2013 oil train disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Canada, reveals several ways corporate [...]

New Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Isn’t Worth The Risks, Minnesota Officials Say

By Phil Mckenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - The Minnesota Department of Commerce recommended this week that a major tar sands oil pipeline should not be expanded and that the old, existing line [...]

China Readies Yuan-Priced Crude Oil Benchmark Backed By Gold

By Tsvetana Paraskova, www.oilprice.com -

By Tsvetana Paraskova for Oil Price - The world’s top oil importer, China, is preparing to launch a crude oil futures contract denominated in Chinese yuan and convertible into gold, potentially [...]

Superfund Sites And Oil Refineries Already Poisoning Storm-Wracked Houston

By Whitney Webb, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Houston is still struggling to cope with the impact of Hurricane Harvey, as many parts of the city are still under water. But the worst damage done by the [...]

Big Oil’s Bi-Partisan Helpers: A Refiner’s Fire 5 Years Later

By Steve Early, www.counterpunch.org -

By Steve Early for Counter Punch - Five years ago, my wife and I moved to Richmond, CA and soon learned about the local emergency response protocol known as “shelter in place.” When large fires [...]

Water And Oil, Death And Life In Louisiana

By Nora Belblidia, www.unevenearth.org -

By Nora Belblidia for Uneven Earth - Six months ago, a routine public hearing was scheduled in a nondescript gray government building in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Normally these hearings [...]

Gas-Powered Cars Will Vanish In 8 Years, Big Oil Will Collapse: Stanford Study

By Staff, www.theantimedia.org -

By Staff of Anti-Media - The reason for this, as he explains in thorough detail, is that the market for self-driving electric vehicles (EVs) is simply growing too fast. “What the cost curve says [...]

Trump Trade Pact Pushing Natural Gas To China

By Audrey Fox, www.foe.org -

By Audrey Fox for Friends of the Earth - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration announced today it has reached an agreement to promote natural gas exports and to lower food safety standards [...]

Gusher In The Lobby

By Reverend Billy Talen, www.revbilly.com -

By Reverend Billy Talen for The Stop Shopping Choir - Why is the stain of the oil giving us such a jolt? We all notice it. Today when Amadeus lay back on the floor of the bank and the crude oil [...]