West Coast Crab Fishermen Sue Big Oil Over Climate Change

Rising ocean temperatures caused Dungeness crabs to become toxic, devastating the industry in California.


The Most Common Blood Pressure Test Is Often Inaccurate

A misdiagnosis of high blood pressure could lead to people being prescribed unnecessary medication.


Mutated Fish Still Haunt Louisiana’s Fishermen After the BP Oil Spill

The devastating spill completely revolutionized oil spill research.


Trump’s Least Favorite Agency Had Some Big Wins This Year

But who knows what Trump’s EPA pick will do.


What the Paris Climate Agreement Means For Big Oil

The Paris Agreement is now official, so what’s in store for the world’s biggest oil companies?


These Oil and Coal Companies Have the Worst Climate Change Records

A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists shows how fossil fuel producers seed scientific doubt and block climate-related policies.


Edward Snowden's iPhone Hack Wants to Help You Hide Again: Last Week In Art

Also: Trump loves opera while opera hates Trump, and Russia is deciding whether to put actual pants on a statue of Michelangelo's 'David.'


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.


Federal Judge Approves $20B Gulf Spill Settlement — And BP Can Write Off a Lot of It

Ninety-nine percent of public comment submitted to the US Department of Justice about the proposed settlement complained that BP would simply treat the penalty as a cost of doing business.


The Coming Fight Over Oil Drilling in the Great Australian Bight

An Australian Senate committee is going to look at a proposal from BP asking for permission to drill for oil off the country's southern coast, and activists are gearing up to push back against the energy company.


Alabama's Governor Uses Oil Spill Funds to Renovate Coastal Mansion

The state's auditor calls the expenditure "inappropriate" and says there are plenty of other needs that could have been addressed with funds granted to the state following the 2010 BP oil spill.


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.