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 […]
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A new law prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in companies that divest from oil, natural gas and coal companies.
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.
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.
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 […]
Millions of miles of oil and gas pipelines stitch across the United States. And there are few rules protecting property owners when they are abandoned, potentially collapsing, exploding, or leaking dangerous chemicals. Kate Wheeling | Nexus Media Some years ago, David Howell got a call from a landowner in Central […]
“Canada invades. Invades on behalf of industry. Invades during ceremony. Canada tears us from our land.” — Wetʼsuwetʼen Resistance Camp Communication Greg Harman The Wet’suwet’en peoples’s struggle against powerful fossil fuel interests and escalating violence of Canada’s militarized police forces is putting massive pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Over […]