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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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

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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.
Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

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The U.S. 1st Circuit decision is the latest blow to Big Oil's attempts to fend off accountability and damages for decades of climate disinformation.
Louisiana Ballot Measure Could Slash Oil and Gas Property Taxes

Louisiana Ballot Measure Could Slash Oil and Gas Property Taxes

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Amendment 5 would make it legal for local officials to bargain away billions of dollars in future taxes for one up-front payment.
In Solid Red Tennessee, Senate Candidate Marquita Bradshaw Is Talking Environmental Justice

In Solid Red Tennessee, Senate Candidate Marquita Bradshaw Is Talking Environmental Justice

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If her long-shot campaign succeeds, the South Memphis activist will be only the third Black woman to sit in the U.S. Senate, and Tennessee's first Democratic senator since Al Gore.
A New Generation Is Making Climate Change a Local Election Issue

A New Generation Is Making Climate Change a Local Election Issue

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In Florida, Michigan, and Oregon, three Millennial Democrats believe climate action will be a winning issue with conservative voters.