A more accurate title for the book would have been “This Is Why I Think You Should Blow Up a Pipeline,” but it wouldn’t have sold nearly as many copies.
Tag: oil and gas
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Tracking Texas Lege (Anti-) Environmental Actions
Deceleration breaks down the (mostly) very bad, no good bills grinding through the Texas Legislature, noting some stuff we’re happy to see expire, and things that could actually be good if Governor Abbott signed them.
This 1977 White House climate memo should have changed the world
Years before the climate crisis was part of national discourse, this White House climate memo predicted catastrophe. What went wrong? America’s first secretary of energy. Emma Pattee In 1977 Star Wars hit movie theaters, New York City had a blackout that lasted 25 hours, and the Apple II personal computer […]
Texas Comptroller Warns Firms Against ‘Boycotting’ Fossil Fuels
A new law prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in companies that divest from oil, natural gas and coal companies.
The Secret to Defeating Putin (*And Other Petrostate Autocrats)
We should be in agony today—people are dying because they want to live in a democracy, want to determine their own affairs. But that agony should, and can, produce real change.
How Coastal Residents are Fighting the Texas Oil and Gas Export Boom
Texas coastal residents are fighting against a new wave of oil and gas export plants: challenging permits, staging protests at home or joining forces with activists abroad.
‘Gracias a Petroleo’: Fossil Fuel Ad Campaign Claims the Taco Truck
Look Beyond’s “San Antonio Entrepreneur Series” highlights businesses willing to give the petroleum industry an unqualified endorsement.
After Kelcy Warren’s Energy Transfer Partners Made Billions from the Deadly Texas Blackouts, He Gave $1 Million to Greg Abbott
The natural gas industry raked in billions during the winter grid failure and Governor Abbott let them off the hook. He was rewarded with a huge campaign contribution from the grid collapse’s biggest profiteer. Justin Miller The Texas electric grid collapse during the February winter storm killed hundreds of Texans […]