Oil

Petro

Venezuela’s ‘Petro’ Launch Was Amateur Hour

A last-minute blockchain switch saw scammers trying to cash in on the confusion.
Jordan Pearson
2.21.18
Not a Drill

Russia Is Deploying Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Defend Its Arctic Oil Claims

The surface-to-air system is built for cold and can shoot down cruise missiles in the rapidly warming, potentially oil-rich Far North.
David Axe
1.3.18
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
Fossil Fuels

TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline Leaked 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

It comes just days before an effort to halt the Keystone XL expansion.
Jason Koebler
11.16.17
thunderbird strike

Destroy Oil Pipelines as a Thunderbird in this New Video Game

Thunderbird Strike is the latest from Indigenous developer Elizabeth LaPensée.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.17
zombie oil

The US Is Paying Big Oil to Keep Fossil Fuels Profitable

Subsidies are keeping “zombie energy” alive.
Stephen Leahy
10.3.17
Terraform

Bleeding Earth Dry

“It was on a Tuesday that we discovered blood in the earth.”
Becky Ferreira
9.14.17
infrastructure

Canada’s Oil Sands Development Is Enabling This Jerk Bird

The brown-headed cowbird used to sit atop roaming bison, now it perches on oil equipment.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.17
right?

Why Don’t We Just Make Everything Out of Recycled Plastic?

It’s a complicated question, but very smart people are working to solve it.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.12.17
The End of Driving

The Robot Revolution Will Take Your Car, Your Mom’s Car, and All the Oil in 13 Years

A new report says self-driving electric vehicle fleets are poised to replace individual cars sooner than we think.
Nafeez Ahmed
5.4.17
Oh No

Government Flickr Page that Used to Show Wilderness Now Only Shows Oil Drilling

So long public lands, hello fossil fuel.
Sarah Emerson
4.26.17
resistance

New Jersey Locals Stopped a Multi-Million Dollar Pipeline In Its Tracks

The Ramapough tribes and other local communities in New York and New Jersey have successfully stalled the project—for now.
Grennan Milliken
4.20.17