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Methane Emissions Down, but Still Causing Climate Change

Methane Emissions Down, but Still Causing Climate Change

June 16, 2019

A new study concludes U.S. oil and natural gas site emissions have risen in the past decade, but at lower levels than measured before. Big Oil has jumped for joy, but  methane emissions still up over 150% over pre-industrial levels

Fossil Fuel Trade Associations Spent $1.4 Billion on Ads in Past Decade

Fossil Fuel Trade Associations Spent $1.4 Billion on Ads in Past Decade

April 4, 2019

The American Petroleum Institute spent over half of that total on contracts with the PR giant Edelman, says Kert Davies of Climate Investigations Center

Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

February 22, 2019

Oil and gas industry-backed law, on books as model legislation for corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, moving through several states in early 2019

Congress and Oil Industry Collude to Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists With Terrorism

November 14, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute has crafted a letter, signed by 84 members of Congress, suggesting that anti-pipeline activists should be charged with domestic terrorism. DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn says it’s just one of many instances of a government-industry alliance against green activists