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Yesterday on the Internet: Apparently the Super Bowl is one giant metaphor
On Sunday night, the completely United States sat down as one to watch the 2017 Super Bowl. But because it's 2017, the Super Bowl can't just be the Super Bowl — the entire country is on high metaphor alert, and the symbolism was too much for some.
The Oil Industry Sought Patents for Low-Carbon Technologies Decades Ago — Then Abandoned Them
Documents obtained by the Center for International Energy Law reveal that as early as the 1960s oil companies were developing technologies to reduce and capture carbon dioxide, which may have helped to avoid decades of planet-warming emissions.
The US Wants to Make Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies More Transparent About Their Deals
The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules that will require companies to disclose how much they pay for the right to drill and mine for resources around the world.
The Dispersants Used After the BP Blowout Did More Harm Than Good
In the race to respond to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, researchers say it may have been better to let natural systems disperse oil rather than use chemical dispersants.
Former ExxonMobil Scientist Says the Company Has Long Known of Its Climate Change Impacts
Despite being aware of climate change as early as 1981, the company has provided over $30 million to groups that have sown doubt about the scientific consensus that the Earth is warming and human activities are the primary cause.