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By The Associated Press BERLIN » The International Energy Agency says oil and gas companies aren’t doing enough to reduce the release of methane, a potent source of planet-heating emissions, that is seeping out of pipelines and production plants.   A report published Monday by ...
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By Robin Mcdowell and Margie Mason The Associated Press They are two young girls from two very different worlds, linked by a global industry that exploits an army of children. Olivia Chaffin, a Girl Scout in rural Tennessee, was a top cookie seller in her troop when she first heard rainforests we...
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By Clifford Krauss © The New York Times Co. HOUSTON » Over the last 135 years, Exxon Mobil has survived hostile governments, ill-fated investments and the catastrophic Exxon Valdez oil spill. Through it all, the oil company made bundles of money. But suddenly Exxon is slipping badly, its long lat...
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By Mimi Madrid Columnist for The Denver Post Love thy neighbor or so the teaching goes. Unless you are an oil giant, then you can belch poisonous gas in thy neighborhood and walk away. Offer a string of weak apologies, pay out a $9 million settlement, and repeat business as usual. Suncor, the...
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By Liam Denning Bloomberg Opinion The Mukluk well, drilled in the unforgiving waters north of Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay, is the stuff of awful legend in oil circles. When it came up dry in 1983 after $2 billion had been sunk, some surmised oil had definitely been there at one point but perhaps shifted ...
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By Henry Fountain   © The New York Times Co. The Trump administration said Thursday that it would sell oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska in early January, further accelerating its last-ditch effort to allow drilling there. The Bureau of Land Management said...
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Carbon capture can make money for oil giants, and scientists say we need it. Is the industry willing to invest enough? By Kevin Crowley and Akshat Rathi December 7, 2020, 3:00 AM MST Elk and pronghorn antelope migrate each fall through southern Wyoming, where the sparsely vegetated landscape ...
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By Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency was rushing to complete one of its last regulatory priorities, aiming to obstruct the creation of air and water-pollution controls far into the future, when a senior career scientist...
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  By Margie Mason and Robin Mcdowell The Associated Press SUMATRA, INDONESIA » With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls — and no one was around to hear her anyway. She describes how her boss raped her amid the tall trees o...
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Administration’s moves would benefit oil and gas companies, other industries By Matthew Brown and Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » Down to its final weeks, the Trump administration is working to push through dozens of environmental rollbacks that could weaken century- old p...
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  By Henry Fountain © The New York Times Co. In a last-minute push to achieve its long-sought goal of allowing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, the Trump administration Monday announced that it would begin the formal process of selling leases to oil comp...
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by Jennifer A. Dlouhy Inside Climate News  The Trump administration is rushing to issue permits, finalize major environmental regulations and even sell the rights to drill for oil in Alaskan wilderness before Inauguration Day in a push that could complicate Joe Biden’s climate and conserva...
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    More than a million tons a year of America’s plastic trash isn’t ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person is landing in places such as oceans and roadways, according to a new study of U.S. plastic trash. In 2016 — the last year en...
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The New York Times, Oct. 15, 2020By NADJA POPOVICH, LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA and KENDRA PIERRE-LOUISSECTIONS By NADJA POPOVICH, LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA and KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS UPDATED Oct 15, 2020 Over four years in office, the Trump administration has dismantled major climate policies and rolled back many m...
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A new report by Amazon Watch and Brazil's Association of Indigenous Peoples (APIB) reveals that six US firms invested US$18 billion into nine companies tied to the destruction of the Amazon and the violation of Indigenous rights.   The financial corporations BlackRock, Bank of America, JPMorg...
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Shared from the 10/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition ALASKA By Henry Fountain
© The New York Times Co.   The Trump administration has relaunched long-delayed plans to conduct a seismic survey in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as a prelude to drilling for oil there. The Bureau ...
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Shared from the 10/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.» Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out. The Standing Rock Sioux an...
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Shared from the 10/19/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Clara Ferreira Marques
Bloomberg Opinion Last month, surfers on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula began to complain of eye pain and corneal burns. Some fell ill. Dead octopus, star fish and sea urchins began to wash up on the beach. Yellow ...
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Prosecutions of environmental crimes have "plummeted" during the Trump administration, according to a new report from the University of Michigan law school. The first two years of the Trump administration had a 70 percent decrease in criminal prosecutions under the Clean Water Act and a decrease of ...
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Shared from the 10/7/2020 The Denver Post eEdition RULING ON ACTING FEDERAL AGENCY CHIEFBy Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Sixty environmental organizations say decisions about management of public lands in Colorado and across the West should be set aside after a federal judge ruled that William Per...
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