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Russia Says Arctic Well Drilled With Exxon Strikes Oil
Business  (tags: Russia, Rosneft, Exxon, U.S., oil, Arctic drilling, Kara Sea field, Universitetskaya, "victory" oil field )

Judy
- 31 days ago - bloomberg.com
The importance of Arctic drilling was one reason that offshore oil exploration was included in the most recent round of U.S. sanctions. Exxon and Rosneft have a venture to explore millions of acres of the Arctic Ocean.
Louisiana Governor Hedges On Climate Change As His State Disappears Into the Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Governor, Louisiana, Climate Denialist, Professional Idiot, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Flooding, Erosion, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Natural Gas, Fracking, Emissions )

Brian
- 39 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental protections, and..."
Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate
Business  (tags: business, corporate, tar sands, fossil fuels, carbon, environment, economy, oil, society )

BoomerWar
- 39 days ago - boomerwarrior.org
I do not recall exactly when I realized that we are destroying our planet. But I know exactly when I knew I had to do something. When my grandchildren were born, I knew. That's when I became a climate activist.
To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money
World  (tags: money, oil, ISIL, violence, war, world, Iraq, Syria, middle-east, politics, terrorism, freedoms, conflict )

CarrieSIC
- 49 days ago - politico.com
President Obama is laying out his strategy to counter the Islamic State, whose rampages across Iraq and Syria have riveted Americans' attention on a zone of conflict that many had hoped to forget. Many are urging him to step up military action.
Exxon Starts "Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World"
Environment  (tags: Oil, Drilling, ExxonMobil, Arctic, Kara Sea, Russia, #DirtyOil, Toxic Contamination, Pollution, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 70 days ago - ecowatch.com
"For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia's Arctic. It is Russia's most northerly well."
TAKE ACTION: Petition For Moratorium on New Pipelines in Minnesota, PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: Take Action, Minnesota, Pipelines, Tar Sands, Oil, Natural Gas, Wild Rice Lakes, Honor The Earth, Petition, Please Sign )

Brian
- 83 days ago - honorearth.org
"We the people, do hereby petition our Minnesota Legislature; House and Senate, Governor Dayton; our United States delegation to Congress and federal agencies; to promptly enact a moratorium on new oil pipelines through northern Minnesota..." Please sign.
The Surprising Truth About Oil and Gas Company Corporate Tax Rates
Business  (tags: oil, gas prices, energy, taxes, tax code )

Judy
- 84 days ago - usnews.com
They might claim otherwise, but oil and gas companies get a really sweet deal from taxpayers.
Big Oil's New Pitch: Fracking Means Never Having to Fear Putin
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, energy, environment, ethics, lies, marketing, oil, politics )

Heidi
- 92 days ago - motherjones.com
Oil and gas industry is pushing for regulations to start shipping over seas.
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 108 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Canada: Gagging on Oil
Business  (tags: energy, technology, humans, corruption, abuse, investors, money, oil )

B
- 108 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
TransCanada is building its "Energy East" pipeline carrying tar sands oil just 60km east of Mattawa. In 2012 they donated money for a rescue vehicle for the town -- and now a condition bars the council from publicly commenting on the pipeline.
Can You Imagine? Toppling the Fossil Fuel Empire
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, Canada, fossil fuels, oil, globalwarming, CO2emissions )

Michael
- 113 days ago - thetyee.ca
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." -- Albert Einstein
CEO of Major Oil Company Says the World No Longer Needs Petro-Dollar
Business  (tags: dollar, petro dollar, oil, france, trade )

Kenneth
- 114 days ago - secretsofthefed.com
France continues rebellion against the dollar by advocating the economy no longer needs a reserve currency.
UK Shareholders Gear Up for First-Ever US Lawsuit Against BP Over Deepwater Horizon Losses
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Corporate news, Court, Crime, Ecology, Oil, UK, USA )

Ray
- 115 days ago - rt.com
Major UK shareholders in BP have joined together to sue the British energy giant in the US over lost earnings from the infamous Deepwater Horizon oil rig blast in 2010. The case is the first in the US, where awards are much bigger than in the UK.
Camille Labchuk: Fossil Fuels, Toxic Waste Moving By Rail Through Our Own Backyards
World  (tags: Canada, Rail Safety, Fossil Fuels, Chemicals, Toxic Waste, Trains, Oil, Camille Labchuk, Green Party of Canada, Parti Vert du Canada, Toronto )

Brian
- 131 days ago - greenparty.ca
"We don't have the infrastructure to treat train cars like pipelines, and the government has never done a proper risk assessment of moving this amount of crude oil through a densely populated city like Toronto."
Northern Gateway and the Fight for Canada's 'Soul'
Offbeat  (tags: pipeline, economy, environment, oil, Canada )

Ray
- 132 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Is a pipeline that provides Canadian oil with a smooth route to the Pacific the key to Canada's economic future, or is it a dangerous break with the country's past? The BBC reports from three places where the dispute is keenly felt.
 

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