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Offshore drilling news and analysis from The Nation
October 8, 2019
As We Focus on Impeachment, Trump Is Restructuring the Country
His administration is working hard to shut down immigration, eliminate environmental regulations, and undermine abortion rights.
September 12, 2018
How Far Will the Trump Administration Go to Loosen Offshore Drilling Rules?
Proposals jeopardize safety precautions put in place after the Deepwater Horizon blowout.
December 14, 2016
Normalizing Denial: Trump, Tillerson, and Climate Reality
A political culture that can accommodate Exxon’s climate denial is a political culture ripe for Trump.
September 14, 2016
Join 1 Million People Demanding That Fossil Fuels Stay in the Ground
Sign our petition calling on the Obama administration to keep fossil fuels on public lands in the ground.
April 7, 2016
Good News on Climate Change… and Bad News
Global emissions may have peaked—but temperatures are rising at record speed, threatening a massive sea-level rise that could destroy major cities by 2100.
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March 8, 2016
The Future of Oil Is Here—and It Doesn’t Look Pretty
As prices plummet and oversupply continues, the once-unsinkable industry is foundering.
Michael T. Klare
November 18, 2015
This Conservation Program Is the Most Successful in US History. Why Are Republicans Destroying It?
The Land and Water Conservation Fund is just the first of several vaunted nature and wildlife programs the GOP wants to kill.
July 31, 2015
‘Blockadia’ Activists Up the Ante Against Shell Oil
For more than 36 hours, activists on land, sea, and in the air held up the ship headed to Shell’s Arctic oil-drilling effort.
July 31, 2015
People Will Remember Shell Oil As a Symbol of Planet-Destroying Greed
On the day the heat index in an Iranian city broke world records, Shell Oil moved forward with its plan to drill in the Arctic.
July 30, 2015
The Wettest Rainforest in the United States Has Gone Up in Flames
When fire can eat a rainforest in a relatively cool climate, you know the Earth is beginning to burn.