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Oil Giants Spend $115 Million A Year To Oppose Climate Policy
New report reveals slick strategies oil companies use to ensure their survival.
Exporting America's Oil No Longer a Slick Idea
It's time to throw out those "American Energy Independence" bumper stickers from the 2012 election and forget about US energy self-sufficiency because now the oil industry's top priority is to repeal the 40-year-old ban on exporting America's oil.
Can NRA Tactics Sell Keystone and "Energy Independence?"
If you've noticed the rhetoric about the Keystone pipeline heating up lately, it's because the folks at the American Petroleum Institute are getting nervous. Fighting a four-year PR battle against the reality of climate change isn't easy, so API brought in the big guns.
SEC Stall Leaves Key Dodd-Frank Rules More Than A Year Overdue
Indeed, the SEC hasn't adopted any substantive Dodd-Frank rules this year, a slowdown that is widely seen as the result of
BP's Influence Peddling In Congress Bears Fruit Two Years After Gulf Spill
The bill was dubbed the "Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act." Introduced during the peak of anger over the
Antidote to Rigged Energy
Freelance writer and editor living
Fossil fuels seem cheap and convenient now, but when we get hit with the true costs -- of a spoiled environment, of missing out on vital future industries like clean energy, of a mounting public health burden, of possible war -- we'll see we were had.
Chevron Banks on Profitable Political Agenda
Energy program director, Public Citizen
With 43 lobbyists and a federal influence-peddling budget of at least $35 million this past election cycle, Chevron must have an ambitious agenda for the politicians in Washington, DC.
Freshman Republican Breaks Rank On Oil Subsidies
Over the last two decades, the Republican Party and Big Oil have become progressively more inseparable, with the GOP's increased
How The Oil Lobby Greases Washington's Wheels
American Petroleum Institute To Begin Direct Political Donations
Now, the institute will take direct aim at political candidates. Most of these candidates are expected to be Republican, as
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Standing Up Against the Oil Lobby, in California and Beyond
Chairman, Generation Investment Management and The Climate Rea...
Attacks from the oil lobby aren't over, and its reach is spreading. Critical federal laws like the Clean Air Act and state climate change laws must be defended, in California and beyond.
Three Of Every Four Oil And Gas Lobbyists Worked For Federal Government
Three out of every four lobbyists who represent oil and gas companies previously worked in the federal government, a proportion
Meet The Lobbyists: Oil And Coal (VIDEO)
Royal Dutch Shell sees carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a cornerstone of the solution - as do many countries and most
Exxon Spends More On Lobbying Than Entire Clean Energy Industry Combined
Guess it pays to be the biggest oil company in the world--even though their profits are at the lowest they've been in six
Weakened Energy Bill Passes Senate After Lobbies Block Alternative Energy Requirements
ared-down energy legislation cleared the Senate on Thursday by a wide margin after the oil industry and utilities succeeded
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