fossil fuels

Oil firms accused of scare tactics after claiming climate lawsuits ‘a threat to US’

Attorneys for BP, Exxon and Shell claim city of Baltimore’s case over ‘deception and failure to warn’ could kill offshore drilling.

New Data Shows Massive Climate-Warming Leaks by New Mexico Oil and Gas Operators

Methane emitted in the process of extraction is a huge contributor to global warming, and eliminating it is by far the quickest way to slow greenhouse gas growth. While most NM producers have increased reporting,...

The Climate Victories of 2021 That Put Fossil Fuels In Check

From local activism to shareholder rebellions, here’s what climate advocates accomplished over the past year.

How Oil-Rich Aberdeen is Pivoting Away from Fossil Fuels

Aberdeen boomed in the 60s after the discovery of North Sea oil. Now the Scottish city wants to be a renewable energy capital and a model for what carbon-dependent cities can do to adapt. (Part...