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The Oil Industry Spent $31 Million to Kill a Climate Change Measure - VICE Industrial, Climate Change, Oil Industry, Big Oil, Oil, Oils, Vice, Change, Measurements
The Oil Industry Spent $31 Million to Kill a Climate Change Measure
The Oil Industry Spent $31 Million to Kill a Climate Change Measure - VICE
An Energy Department photographer says he was fired for exposing the coal industry’s influence with the Energy secretary. Mr., Rick, In This Moment, Perry, Photographer, Cnn News, Energy Department, Coal
He Leaked a Photo of Rick Perry Hugging a Coal Executive. Then He Lost His Job. (Published 2018)
An Energy Department photographer says he was fired for exposing the coal industry’s influence with the Energy secretary.
Shell’s board: Responsible climate policy will “harm the company” | A Dutch group of retail investors have tabled a resolution for Shell’s annual general meeting, asking the company to establish carbon emission reduction targets. If you ever wondered what has caused climate change, and how come humanity now finds itself confronted with something called climate change which will change the face of the Earth for centuries, here you have the decision making process exposed and explained in a nutshe Church Of England, Investors, Carbon Emissions, Decision Making Process, Process, Company, Decision Making, Retail
Shell shareholders to vote for new climate change goals
Shell’s board: Responsible climate policy will “harm the company” | A Dutch group of retail investors have tabled a resolution for Shell’s annual general meeting, asking the company to establish carbon emission reduction targets. If you ever wondered what has caused climate change, and how come humanity now finds itself confronted with something called climate change which will change the face of the Earth for centuries, here you have the decision making process exposed and explained in a nutshe
Chevron is first oil major to warn investors of risks from climate change lawsuits.  Big Oil’s lies about the existential risk posed by its product are now catching up with the industry and threatening profits. Chevron, Colorado, Los Angeles, Chevron Gas, Gas Station, Gas Mileage, Fuel Economy, Gas Prices, Exxon
Chevron is first oil major to warn investors of risks from climate change lawsuits
Chevron is first oil major to warn investors of risks from climate change lawsuits. Big Oil’s lies about the existential risk posed by its product are now catching up with the industry and threatening profits.
A growing chorus of shareholders is worried the energy giant Exxon is not adequately preparing for tighter times in light of the Paris accord. (2016-05-23 NYTimes) Outdoor, Paris, Content Area, Government, Investigations
Exxon Investors Seek Assurance as Climate Shifts, Along With Attitudes (Published 2016)
A growing chorus of shareholders is worried the energy giant Exxon is not adequately preparing for tighter times in light of the Paris accord. (2016-05-23 NYTimes)
Oil giants and trade groups spend an estimated $115 million per year blocking climate policies. Waves, Oil Rig Jobs, Oil And Gas, Energy Industry, Infrastructure
Trying to Put a Price on Big Oil's 'Climate Obstruction' Efforts
Oil giants and trade groups spend an estimated $115 million per year blocking climate policies.
A new coalition of state attorneys general gave vocal notice to fossil fuel companies on Tuesday that obfuscating the realities of climate change has put ExxonMobil and its peers under the searchlight of a broadening multistate investigation. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and a coalition of attorneys general, supported by former Vice President Al Gore, vowed on March 29, 2016, to hold fossil fuel companies accountable... Attorney General, Climate Action, Global Warming, Constitutional Rights, The Unit
Climate Fraud Investigation of Exxon Draws Attention of 17 Attorneys General - Inside Climate News
A new coalition of state attorneys general gave vocal notice to fossil fuel companies on Tuesday that obfuscating the realities of climate change has put ExxonMobil and its peers under the searchlight of a broadening multistate investigation. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and a coalition of attorneys general, supported by former Vice President Al Gore, vowed on March 29, 2016, to hold fossil fuel companies accountable...
A massive leak of confidential documents has for the first time exposed the true extent of corruption within the oil industry, implicating dozens of leading companies, bureaucrats and politicians in a sophisticated global web of bribery and graft. After a six-month investigation across two continents, Fairfax Media and The Huffington Post can reveal that billions of dollars of government contracts were awarded as the direct result of bribes paid on behalf of firms... Successful People, World, Global, Scandal, The Past, Bribery, Bribe, Interactive
The Bribe Factory: The company that corrupted the global oil industry
A massive leak of confidential documents has for the first time exposed the true extent of corruption within the oil industry, implicating dozens of leading companies, bureaucrats and politicians in a sophisticated global web of bribery and graft. After a six-month investigation across two continents, Fairfax Media and The Huffington Post can reveal that billions of dollars of government contracts were awarded as the direct result of bribes paid on behalf of firms...
A Multimillion-Dollar Assault On Electric Vehicles | A new group that’s being cobbled together with fossil fuel backing hopes to spend about $10 million dollars per year to boost petroleum-based transportation fuels and attack government subsidies for electric vehicles, according to refining industry sources familiar with the plan. People, State Government, Americans For Prosperity, Koch Brothers, Dollar, Century, American, Constitution
Kochs Plotting Multi-Million-Dollar Assault On Electric Vehicles
A Multimillion-Dollar Assault On Electric Vehicles | A new group that’s being cobbled together with fossil fuel backing hopes to spend about $10 million dollars per year to boost petroleum-based transportation fuels and attack government subsidies for electric vehicles, according to refining industry sources familiar with the plan.
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“Gorgon, a massive liquefied natural gas project off the north-west coast of Australia, is one of the wonders of the modern age. Its $54bn price tag makes it — in nominal terms at least — one of the most expensive engineering projects ever completed. It could also be a monument to a fading era, the last hurrah of Big Oil.” | Financial Times, 14 February 2016: BP, Chevron and Exxon walk a fine line between paying dividends and investing in operations Financial Times, Pressure, Twitter, Majors
Oil majors’ business model under increasing pressure
“Gorgon, a massive liquefied natural gas project off the north-west coast of Australia, is one of the wonders of the modern age. Its $54bn price tag makes it — in nominal terms at least — one of the most expensive engineering projects ever completed. It could also be a monument to a fading era, the last hurrah of Big Oil.” | Financial Times, 14 February 2016: BP, Chevron and Exxon walk a fine line between paying dividends and investing in operations
How big oil spent $10m to defeat California climate change legislation | The oil industry targeted business-friendly Democrats in the legislature to kill parts of a bill mandating a 50% reduction in gasoline use in the state by 2030 The Great Outdoors, Air Pollution, Dirty Air, Power Plant, Healthcare System, Nature Conservation
How big oil spent $10m to defeat California climate change legislation
How big oil spent $10m to defeat California climate change legislation | The oil industry targeted business-friendly Democrats in the legislature to kill parts of a bill mandating a 50% reduction in gasoline use in the state by 2030
Could a Legal Case Save Humanity From Climate Disaster? Exxon Could Face a Big Comeuppance | Corporate accountability expert Katherine Sawyer discusses the case that could force the fossil fuel industry to pay for its lies about climate change. About Climate Change, Disasters, Alternative News, Expert, Energy, Force
Could a Legal Case Save Humanity From Climate Disaster? Exxon Could Face a Big Comeuppance
Could a Legal Case Save Humanity From Climate Disaster? Exxon Could Face a Big Comeuppance | Corporate accountability expert Katherine Sawyer discusses the case that could force the fossil fuel industry to pay for its lies about climate change.
Coal lobby chief: COP21 means 'we will be hated like slave traders' | “You might be relieved that the agreement is weak. Don’t be. The words and legal basis no longer matter. Fossil fuels are portrayed by the UN as public enemy number one.” Brian Ricketts, Secretary-General of the European Association for Coal and Lignite Instagram, Graffiti, Dali City, Street Art, Transformers, Dali, Photo, Marco
Coal lobby chief: COP21 means 'we will be hated like slave traders'
Coal lobby chief: COP21 means 'we will be hated like slave traders' | “You might be relieved that the agreement is weak. Don’t be. The words and legal basis no longer matter. Fossil fuels are portrayed by the UN as public enemy number one.” Brian Ricketts, Secretary-General of the European Association for Coal and Lignite
The world is calling for a commitment to a 100% clean future at the climate summit in Paris. But a group of climate criminals is trying to stop that deal. Click to ID these top blockers to a 100% clean deal, then tell Ministers to steer clear. #savethebees Albert Einstein, Deal, Have You Seen, Environment, Future, Summit, Einstein, Save The Bees
Have you seen these Climate Criminals?
The world is calling for a commitment to a 100% clean future at the climate summit in Paris. But a group of climate criminals is trying to stop that deal. Click to ID these top blockers to a 100% clean deal, then tell Ministers to steer clear. #savethebees