big-oil

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
big-oil

Every Canadian Unknowingly Gives $100 a Year to Big Oil, Study Reveals

And that’s before the Trudeau government blew $4.5 billion on the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Stephen Leahy
6.6.18
VICELAND

We Met the Oklahoma Tribe Fighting to Stop Big Oil from Polluting Its Land

Jamali Maddix explores how a Native American tribe is battling environmental racism on 'HATE THY NEIGHBOR.'
VICE Staff
3.20.18
politics

A Viral Video Revealed Big Energy's Stranglehold on West Virginia Politics

Apparently state legislators don't like it when you talk about their campaign donations from fossil fuel companies.
Alex Kotch
2.19.18
climate change

The Next Millennial Trend Is Suing Big Oil for Destructive Climate Change

New York is the latest—and biggest—city to sue giants like BP and ExxonMobil over damage from extreme weather. It probably won't be the last.
John Surico
1.11.18
climate change

Meet the Lawyer Trying to Make Big Oil Pay for Climate Change

The attorney who won a $200 billion settlement from tobacco companies in the 90s has set his sights on an even bigger target.
Geoff Dembicki
12.22.17
daily vice

The Standing Rock Reservation's Fight Against Big Oil

On this episode of 'Daily VICE,' we talk to an artist from the Sioux tribe fighting against a proposed 1,100 mile oil line protestors say threatens the drinking water and sacred lands of the reservation.
VICE Staff
9.8.16
Art

What Do Petroleum, a Paris Opera House, and Noah’s Ark Have in Common?

Tracing the history of a single material, artist Ayoung Kim takes us on a journey connecting localities while disrupting reality.
Alison Roberts
8.30.16
Culture

What’s It Going to Take for the British Art World to Stop Cozying Up to Big Oil?

We went down to a protest exhibit at the British Museum to find out whether anyone still cares about BP's relationship with iconic UK cultural institutions.
Oscar Rickett
4.11.16
texas

Meet Guar, the Tiny Green Bean That Makes Fracking Possible

You should get to know guar, Big Oil's favorite legume.
Joshua A. Krisch
10.7.14
Features

Ecuador's Last Uncontacted Tribes Face the Familiar Promise of Jungle Oil

For 20 years, Ecuador's Amazonian tribes have been taken advantage of by big oil—and it's about to happen again.
Jason Koebler
6.24.14
Ecuador

Local Protesters Are Killing Big Oil and Mining Projects Worldwide

Indigenous and local protests are increasingly making it economically unviable to deal with the social costs of extractive activities.
Jason Koebler
5.12.14
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