oil companies

climate change

Nine Reasons to Be Optimistic About Climate Change in 2018

Amid all the awful news are some points of light.
Geoff Dembicki
12.28.17
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
10.3.17
EPA

Trump's EPA chief let an oil company edit his emails

Taylor Dolven
2.23.17
environment

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.
Matt Smith
5.19.16
News

This Oil Company Teaches Kids About How Environmental Disasters Can Be Good for Tourism

Italian oil company Eni created an educational program that avoids addressing climate change in the Arctic and implies oil rigs and mining platforms can have a positive impact on the environment.
Michael Segalov
12.10.15
americas

More People Are Blowing the Whistle on Oil Companies in Canada

Though there has been an increase, it’s still a small number of whistleblowers alerting Canada's National Energy Board to violations.
Hilary Beaumont
10.14.15
Photo

Check Out These Vintage Photos of New Zealand's LGBT Scene

Photographer Fiona Clark captured the country's LGBT community in the 70s and 80s. Censorship, however, kept her images from seeing the light of day—until now.
Wendy Syfret
7.17.15
Canada

Corporate Sponsorship of Indigenous Groups: A Necessity or Selling Out?

Indigenous organizations are accepting lifelines from a controversial source — namely oil & gas or resource extraction companies.
Martha Troian
4.16.14