Big Oil, Big Profits, Big Brother

Big Oil, Big Profits, Big Brother

The multi-billion-dollar digital services Microsoft provides to the oil and gas industry could help delay the energy transition — and threaten worker privacy.
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The “Cycle of Oil as the Key Engine of the World Economy Is Finished,” Says U.N. Secretary General

The “Cycle of Oil as the Key Engine of the World Economy Is Finished,” Says U.N. Secretary General

Humanity’s survival will be “impossible” without the United States rejoining the Paris Agreement and achieving “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050, as the incoming Biden administration has pledged, says Antonio Guterres in an exclusive interview.
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Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government. This story originally appeared in In These Times.
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Alaska's Climate Candidate for Senate Won't Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

Alaska’s Climate Candidate for Senate Won’t Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

Independent Al Gross, a fisherman and orthopedic surgeon, still hopes to upset incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan.
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Trial of Attorney Who Fought Chevron’s Pollution in Ecuador Begins Monday

Trial of Attorney Who Fought Chevron’s Pollution in Ecuador Begins Monday

Steven Donziger may stand trial on criminal contempt charges without his own lawyer to represent him, after the judge denied his requests to postpone the case.
A South Bronx Climate Candidate Is Making Her Third Bid for State Assembly

A South Bronx Climate Candidate Is Making Her Third Bid for State Assembly

In one of New York’s most polluted districts, a 29-year-old with bold visions for environmental justice hopes to unseat a 26-year incumbent.
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In 'Dutch vs. Shell' Case, Fossil Fuel's Future Is on Trial

In ‘Dutch vs. Shell’ Case, Fossil Fuel’s Future Is on Trial

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In a groundbreaking climate case, 17,000 Dutch citizens and several environmental groups are suing a major oil firm at The Hague.
A Black 'Cancer Alley' Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

A Black ‘Cancer Alley’ Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

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The Biden-Harris administration's first environmental racism challenge may be Formosa's $9.4 billion petrochemical 'ethane cracker' in St James Parish, Louisiana.
“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die."

“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die.”

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Environmental groups say the Trump administration's new ethane cracker air pollution standard is far too weak. The petrochemical industry says it's too strong. Both are challenging the rule in court.
The “Cycle of Oil as the Key Engine of the World Economy Is Finished,” Says U.N. Secretary General

The “Cycle of Oil as the Key Engine of the World Economy Is Finished,” Says U.N. Secretary General

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Humanity’s survival will be “impossible” without the United States rejoining the Paris Agreement and achieving “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050, as the incoming Biden administration has pledged, says Antonio Guterres in an exclusive interview.
Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

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Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government. This story originally appeared in In These Times.
Alaska's Climate Candidate for Senate Won't Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

Alaska’s Climate Candidate for Senate Won’t Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

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Independent Al Gross, a fisherman and orthopedic surgeon, still hopes to upset incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan.