Get Email Updates!

Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

What the End of Oil Looks Like

Tesla charging station with a rooftop solar collector. This station is located in Tejon Ranch, California. Photo:Wikimedia Commons.

By Randy Bryant

I was driving around town a month ago (windows still open) with a noisy truck on one side and a motorcycle on the other. So my mind wandered again to thoughts […]

U.S. bars oil drilling off Atlantic coast in victory for environmentalists

An oil drilling rig as it arrived in Port Angeles, Wash. in 2015 aboard a transport ship bound for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast. (Daniella Beccaria / AP)

By Associated Press

a major reversal, the Obama administration said Tuesday it will bar oil drilling off the Atlantic Coast, a […]

New Ad Details Sanders’ Stand Against Big Oil

BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ stand against the proposed Bakken oil pipeline in Iowa is the focus of a new television ad set to begin airing on Wednesday in Iowa. Sanders is the only candidate to oppose the pipeline, which would pump dirty crude oil across Iowa.

In the 30-second ad, […]

North Dakota Oil Well Still Spilling ‘Out of Control’

Lorraine Chow | October 20, 2015 10:58 am

Oil and saltwater are still spilling at an “out of control” rate from a North Dakota oil well owned by Oasis Petroleum Inc. that blew out over the weekend, UPI reports. So far, more than 67,000 gallons of crude and roughly 84,000 gallons of saltwater-brine (a toxic […]

Three Down – Two to Go

A Majority of Big Oil Wants to Act on Climate Change

By George Harvey

Among oil companies, there are five that stand out, traditionally called “Big Oil,” and “the super-majors.” Though there are other large companies, these five stand out for reasons of both history and economics.

Three of […]