climate change

What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage

Successful lawsuits cost the tobacco industry hundreds of billions. We asked experts about the likelihood of energy giants meeting the same fate.
Geoff Dembicki

Here’s How Canada’s Oil Sands Could Collapse by 2030

Alberta's bitumen may be obsolete much sooner than you think.
Geoff Dembicki
climate change

Big coal used to admit climate change is bad, documents show

Alex Lubben
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used a Fake Email Name at Exxon to Discuss Climate Change

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman discovered the alleged alias email in his ongoing probe into whether Exxonmobil mislead shareholders about the effects of global warming.
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Picks Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to Be Secretary of State

A number of top Republican senators have expressed concerns over Tillerson's lack of experience and coziness with Russia.
Lauren Messman

The VICE Morning Bulletin

North Carolina declares a state of emergency after the second night of protests, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan pledge to cure all diseases by 2100, the cast of 'The West Wing' will campaign for Clinton in Ohio, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New York Is Investigating Exxon Mobil for Allegedly Lying About Climate Change

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to the oil giant on Wednesday.
Helen Donahue

Exxon Mobil's CEO Is Pro-Fracking Unless It's Next to His Texas Ranch

CEO Rex Tillerson has joined a lawsuit to stop the fracking next door, claiming it will "adversely impact the rural lifestyle [he] sought to enjoy." Oddly, Tillerson was quoted in 2011 criticizing "overzealous regulation" of the fracking industry.
Olivia Becker


It will take four months and 500 workers to dismantle the erstwhile Exxon Valdez.
Michael Byrne