Fossil Fuels

climate change

Global Carbon Emissions Are Predicted to Hit Record High in 2018

A new report from the Global Carbon Project anticipates an unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide emissions around the world.
Sarah Emerson
12.5.18
FRACKING

The EPA Gave Its Website a Pro-Fracking Makeover

A new report from the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative has chronicled the changes the EPA made to its webpage on fracking.
Sarah Emerson
11.16.18
air pollution

Air Pollution Killed 600,000 Children in 2016, According to WHO Report

The World Health Organization found that 1.8 billion people under 15 are at risk of respiratory infections due to contaminated air.
Becky Ferreira
10.29.18
climate change

New York Sues ExxonMobil for Allegedly Defrauding Investors About Climate Change

NY AG Barbara Underwood said the oil and gas company’s leadership, including former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, knew about this pattern of fraud for several years.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
energy

Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer

Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.18
Big Oil Lawsuit

Federal Judge Says Courts Can't Hold Oil Companies Responsible for Destroying the Planet

US District Judge William Alsup called the courts an inappropriate venue for dealing with the issue of climate change.
Sarah Emerson
6.27.18
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We Find Out How Renewable Energy Could Finally Overtake Fossil Fuels

Experts are banking on solar and hydrogen fuel as the future of green energy, but it might not be an easy ride.
Theo Gibson
3.20.18
Fossil Fuels

Trump Wants to Open Nearly All US Offshore Waters to Drilling

The Trump administration unveiled an unprecedented blueprint for expanding oil and gas drilling in fragile waters.
Sarah Emerson
1.4.18
FOIA

Public Lands Agency Ordered Staff to Promote Oil and Gas on Social Media

Staff at the Bureau of Land Management were instructed to share photos of fossil fuel development on the agency’s Flickr page, FOIA documents reveal.
Sarah Emerson
12.11.17
Opinion

The Misguided Concept of 'Wilderness' Comes at the Expense of Indigenous Peoples

Trump's tax bill could open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
12.11.17
climate change

Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer in 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn

But there’s some good news, too. Countries are starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Stephen Leahy
12.6.17
HOTY2017

This Game Developer Wants to Create Space for Indigenous Stories

Elizabeth LaPensée created Thunderbird Strike to protest pipeline construction on Indigenous land.
Jacob Dubé
12.5.17
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