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.
Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears

Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears

Enbridge is defying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's move to shut down the Line 5 underwater pipeline, which environmentalists and tribes fear could cause an environmental disaster.
Autodesk Is Screening Out Its Biggest Climate Critic

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.
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.
/ fossil fuel industry, International
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.
/ big tech, fossil fuel industry, National, PR
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.