crude oil

Bills to Ban Styrofoam and Crude Oil Terminals Pass Baltimore City Council

March 13, 2018

Activists expect the mayor to support the styrofoam ban and wonder whether she will do the same for the ban on crude oil terminals

Bans On Crude Oil Terminals And Styrofoam Advance in Baltimore

February 27, 2018

Critics of both environmental bills fear the affects on business in Baltimore, but advocates say both bills will help usher in a sustainable future for the city

City Council Moves Forward With Ban on Crude Oil Facilities

February 23, 2018

The proposal would ban new crude oil terminals in Baltimore and prevent two existing terminals from expanding, which advocates say would stop the city from becoming a crude oil hub and mitigate the risk of an oil train explosion

Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

February 11, 2018

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

Fighting Dangerous Oil Trains in Baltimore

July 18, 2017

The Real News joined activists and community leaders on a tour of the blast zone: areas of the city that would be most affected by a crude oil explosion

Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS

August 13, 2014

Nafeez Ahmed and Antonia Juhasz say that the U.S. is using the possibility of Kurdish independence as a threat against the central government in Baghdad

Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 12, 2014
Mr. Williams tells Paul Jay that the fabulous profits made from fracking oil and gas took climate change off Obama agenda, and while coal emissions may be down in the US, coal exports have grown exponentially

Is This the Dawn of a Renewable Energy Revolution?

July 3, 2014

Peter Sinclair says that utilities in time will become managers rather than owners of energy, and that the emerging systems are inherently anti-monopolistic

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

Week of Enbridge Tar Sands Actions Launch Idle No More’s Sovereignty Summer

July 1, 2013

Protesters across Canada engaged in civil disobedience in solidarity with Swamp Line 9 activists in Hamilton, Ontario; Toronto activists target Ontario courthouse