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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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Autodesk Is Screening Out Its Biggest Climate Critic
French artist Joanie Lemercier has publicly challenged Autodesk to stop selling its design software to fossil fuel companies.
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In 'Dutch vs. Shell' Case, Fossil Fuel's Future Is on Trial
In a groundbreaking climate case, 17,000 Dutch citizens and several environmental groups are suing a major oil firm at The Hague.
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Oil Industry Links in Donziger Contempt Trial

Oil Industry Links in Donziger Contempt Trial

A lawyer who has represented Indigenous peoples fighting Chevron for decades of pollution is now being prosecuted himself.
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Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

Amy Westervelt interviews the documentary filmmakers about "Invisible Hand," their new film exploring the "Rights of Nature" movement.
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RWE's Tagbau Hambach coal mine, Germany. (Credit: Joanie Lemercier)

Computer-aided Destruction

As climate accountability expands to include the tech sector, are software providers like Autodesk responsible for how their products are used? At what point does sustainability marketing become greenwashing?
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New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

Amy Westervelt talks with University of Leeds researcher Julia Steinberger about her provocative new study, which calls into question some long-held beliefs about the benefits that fossil fuels have delivered to society.
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As Trump Steps into Saudi-Russia Oil Price War, Exxon and Chevron Block Shale Bailouts

As Trump Steps into Saudi-Russia Oil Price War, Exxon and Chevron Block Shale Bailouts

There are two oil wars going on right now: the Saudi-Russia price war and the domestic war two U.S. oil majors are waging on independent shale companies.
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Fires from unlined pits of oil waste in Ecuador create air polluiton. (Photo Carlos Villalon/Newsmakers)

“Like a War on the Environment” —Texaco’s 30 Years in Ecuador

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Decades after drilling in the Amazon, the oil production waste Texaco left behind continues to sicken Indigenous communities.
Blood of the Devil

Blood of the Devil

A brief history of oil colonialism in Ecuador, and what happened in the decades leading up to a landmark lawsuit against Texaco in the 1990s.
Oil Industry Links in Donziger Contempt Trial

Oil Industry Links in Donziger Contempt Trial

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A lawyer who has represented Indigenous peoples fighting Chevron for decades of pollution is now being prosecuted himself.
Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

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Amy Westervelt interviews the documentary filmmakers about "Invisible Hand," their new film exploring the "Rights of Nature" movement.
RWE's Tagbau Hambach coal mine, Germany. (Credit: Joanie Lemercier)

Computer-aided Destruction

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As climate accountability expands to include the tech sector, are software providers like Autodesk responsible for how their products are used? At what point does sustainability marketing become greenwashing?
New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

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Amy Westervelt talks with University of Leeds researcher Julia Steinberger about her provocative new study, which calls into question some long-held beliefs about the benefits that fossil fuels have delivered to society.