New report reveals slick strategies oil companies use to ensure their survival.
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.
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.
Indeed, the SEC hasn't adopted any substantive Dodd-Frank rules this year, a slowdown that is widely seen as the result of
The bill was dubbed the "Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act." Introduced during the peak of anger over the
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.
Now, the institute will take direct aim at political candidates. Most of these candidates are expected to be Republican, as
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 out of every four lobbyists who represent oil and gas companies previously worked in the federal government, a proportion
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
ared-down energy legislation cleared the Senate on Thursday by a wide margin after the oil industry and utilities succeeded