How Fossil Fuel Companies Overpromise But Under-Deliver On Climate Goals

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 17:00:26 +0000

InfluenceMap fossil fuel reportInfluenceMap is an independent research group producing data driven analysis on how business and finance are impacting the climate crisis. In 2019, it produced a report entitled “Big Oil’s Real Agenda on Climate Change,” which revealed the world’s major fossil fuel companies have spent $1 billion since the Paris climate accords were signed on lobbying […]

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“Green” Universities Keep Taking Sweet, Sweet Oil Money

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 15:34:38 +0000

Despite their supposed focus on sustainability, there seems to be an awful lot of fossil fuel and ‘big oil’ money creeping into university’s “green” programs. The main example they give is Stanford’s new Doerr School of Sustainability, but it’s far from the only place where these problematic conflicts of interest pop up in academia. Their […]

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How Does Tesla Get A Worse ESG Score Than 2 Oil Companies?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 10:00:41 +0000

Isn’t it odd that Tesla has a bad Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) score yet oil companies have good ones? When you look at what Tesla is doing for the environment and compare those actions with how oil companies are profiting off of poisoning our environment, it just doesn’t make sense. Tesla CEO Elon Musk […]

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The Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax Legislation Targets Price Gouging

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 15:25:02 +0000

windfall profits“While Putin’s war is causing gas prices to go up, Big Oil companies are raking in record profits,” Senator Elizabeth Warren said. “We need to curb profiteering by Big Oil.. that starts with ensuring these corporations pay a price when they price gouge and using the revenue to help American families.”

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Fossil Fuel Drilling Is Making Texans Sick (Video)

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 04:03:29 +0000

In Texas, methane leaking from fracking sites is not only heating the planet. It’s also making people ill. Locals have reported headaches, nosebleeds, and respiratory problems, and they are calling on fossil fuel companies to clean up their act

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In Hawaii, Oahu & Maui Mayors Are Suing The Oil Companies

Credit to Author: Andrea Bertoli| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 20:38:56 +0000

Oahu and Maui Mayors Are Suing the Oil CompaniesThe Mayors of Maui County and Honolulu County have announced lawsuits against the fossil fuel companies. Maui Mayor Michael Victorino announced Maui’s plans on October 29 and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced Honolulu’s plans on November

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How Many Climate Activists Haven’t Bought A Tesla Because They’ve Been Tricked By Big Oil?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:44:05 +0000

I’m a hardcore climate activist. I’ve been one for approximately 20 years (and writing that sure does make me feel old). I’m quite concerned that we are destroying the livability of this planet for human life and countless other species. Furthermore, I’ve got two young girls, and I’m certain their lives are going to be harder than mine due to more drought, agricultural failures, superstorms, more severe fires, climate-related diseases, flooding, and severe migration challenges. I’d like to do what I can to limit the challenges they will face in an increasingly unstable world

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Future Gas Stations Will Not Have Gas

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 05:48:02 +0000

The year was 1908, the world’s first mass-produced affordable automobile drove onto comically scarce streets. The transition from horse-driven carriages to gas-powered autos was officially beginning. After some back and forth, electric and steam-powered options didn’t make it into the mainstream. In hindsight, gasoline probably wasn’t the best option for the environment, but we’re (finally) working on fixing that now

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