Fossil fuels

The Resource Privilege

The Resource Privilege The Resource Privilege

How law firms and lobbyists protect and whitewash petroleum dictatorships.

Sep 23, 2014 / Books & the Arts / James North

How First Nations in Canada Are Winning the Fight Against Big Oil

How First Nations in Canada Are Winning the Fight Against Big Oil How First Nations in Canada Are Winning the Fight Against Big Oil

Recent militant action in Canada is leading a global movement to protect frontier resources.

Sep 10, 2014 / Editorial / Audrea Lim

How Did Oil Make a Comeback?

How Did Oil Make a Comeback? How Did Oil Make a Comeback?

Just five years ago, experts were predicting an imminent peak and decline in global oil production. Instead, we’re in the middle of a historic boom. What happened?

Sep 4, 2014 / Michael T. Klare

Big Carbon’s Big Liability

Big Carbon’s Big Liability Big Carbon’s Big Liability

Environmental groups have warned directors of fossil fuel companies that they may be held personally liable for misleading the public about climate change.

May 29, 2014 / Dan Zegart

Can Big Oil Retake Richmond, California?

Can Big Oil Retake Richmond, California? Can Big Oil Retake Richmond, California?

In 2008, progressives won control of City Hall. Now, as elections loom, Chevron wants to take it back.

May 21, 2014 / Cities Rising / Steve Early

ExxonMobil’s New Guinea Nightmare

ExxonMobil’s New Guinea Nightmare ExxonMobil’s New Guinea Nightmare

How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest.

Apr 30, 2014 / Feature / Ian T. Shearn

The New Abolitionism

The New Abolitionism The New Abolitionism

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

Apr 22, 2014 / Feature / Chris Hayes

Why the World Bank Must Divest from Fossil Fuels

Why the World Bank Must Divest from Fossil Fuels Why the World Bank Must Divest from Fossil Fuels

The Bank claims it wants to step up to the challenge of climate change. But why is it still investing in fossil fuels?

Dec 4, 2012 / Daphne Wysham

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