Whatever terrors the U.S. oil industry might come up with, the Russian oil industry is worse. Greenpeace’s Jon Burgwald recently visited Usinsk, a frigid city that’s a major Russian oil outpost. The oil pollution is so bad in this area that thawing rivers run black with oil. There’s even oil ice, which you can see in this footage:
The GOP wants to block the military's use of cleaner fuels and push use of dirtier fuels. "Supporting the troops" apparently ends where Big Oil contributions begin.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll tells us why ExxonMobil pulled its funding from climate denial campaigns -- and why we may never be able to hold the company accountable for the damage it did.
To understand the promise of renewable energy for the U.S. military, start as far from D.C. as possible -- say, with a company of Marines in Afghanistan.
Apparently the political discourse in this country is irrational enough that one anti-green billboard campaign featuring megalomaniacs will not satisfy our craving for crazy. No, there have to be two billboard campaigns in one month that cast aspersions on good ideas by associating them with crazy dudes that no one likes. We present to you: These guys hate “energy independence”! If you don’t recognize him, the guy on the left is Ed Perlmutter, a representative from Colorado. Barack Obama, we assume you’re good with. Oh, and that one’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, that Iranian leader known for being crazy. He’s crazy! Therefore, …
The Congressional Budget Office concludes that the only effective tool to shield Americans from price shocks is to (wait for it) use less oil.
Back in 2010, Greenpeace filed a Freedom of Information request covering endangered species affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill. They just received a response from NOAA, and it included more than 100 photos. They're disturbing.
Last month, almost 14,000 negative ads focused on energy. Why is energy dominating the right's campaign against Obama?
Ok, this is gross. The shrimp coming out of the Gulf of Mexico two years after the BP spill have some seriously nasty stuff wrong with them. They are lacking in eyes. Their gills are full of junked up black stuff. (Not normal!) They have lesions. And yet they are making their way into grocery stores! The picture above is of a shrimp that was being sold to be eaten for dinner. Now, I don’t personally spend a lot of time looking at the insides of raw shrimp and fish and crabs. But Al Jazeera did an in-depth report on …