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Big Oil Companies Are Bullies Who ‘Want to Be Seen as Good Guys’

When I started these hearings and said we wanted to get Big Oil in there to testify, I didn’t want to do a gotcha hearing. My honest hope was that you would have these executives come in and say, “Look,…

NJ’s Climate Lawfare Against Big Oil Only Benefits Posturing Politicians

Not to be left out of the left’s war on energy, New Jersey has become the latest government to sue big oil companies, claiming they hid info showing that oil usage leads to climate-driven natural disasters, resulting in billions in…

Experts: In The Middle Of A Diesel Disaster, Biden Is Making Things Worse

The Biden administration has implemented policies that have hurt diesel production and caused stockpiles to hit their lowest levels since 2008, experts told the DCNF. The U.S. is facing a diesel shortage which is causing the Biden administration to consider…

New Jersey Joins Other States in Suing Fossil Fuel Industry, Claiming Links to Climate Change – InsideClimate News

New Jersey became the latest U.S. state to sue the fossil fuel industry over climate change, alleging it knew for decades that emissions from its products contributed to global warming, but lied to protect its profits and deter efforts to…

New Jersey sues fossil fuel companies over climate change, citing 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy – The Philadelphia Inquirer

New Jersey officials announced Tuesday that the state has filed suit against five fossil fuel companies, accusing the multinationals of a pattern of “obfuscation and delay” that “lasted decades” in deceiving residents and ultimately resulting in catastrophic storm and flood…

Book review of “The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change” by Geoff Dembicki – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article In November 1959 Edward Teller, “the father of the hydrogen bomb,” told a group of oil company executives and scientists gathered at Columbia University that continued burning of fossil fuels…

Oil Executives Privately Contradicted Public Statements on Climate, Files Show – The New York Times

Documents obtained by congressional investigators show that oil industry executives privately downplayed their companies’ own public messages about efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and weakened industry-wide commitments to push for climate policies. Internal Exxon documents show that the oil…

Big Oil’s new strategy in climate cases: Cite Captain Planet – E&E News

The oil and gas industry is citing “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in an effort to dismiss one of nearly two dozen lawsuits that accuse the industry of deceiving the public about the dangers…

How Republicans Are ‘Weaponizing’ Public Office Against Climate Action – The New York Times

Like Ms. Omarova, Ms. Raskin withdrew her nomination. “Sarah was subject to baseless attacks from industry and conservative interest groups,” Mr. Biden said in a statement. The treasurers have also set their sights on new federal rules and regulations intended…

How Joe Manchin Doomed the Democrats’ Climate Plan – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — First, he killed a plan that would have forced power plants to clean up their climate-warming pollution. Then, he shattered an effort to help consumers pay for electric vehicles. And, finally, he said he could not support government…

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