Two environmentalists who are members of a tiny investment house named Engine 1 were elected to Exxon’s Board of Directors Wednesday. Not surprisingly, the result is a fracturing of the company’s governing body. The two, most likely, will try to push the board to move to so-called clean energy, but Exxon is a fossil fuels… Read More Two Environmentalists Elected to Exxon Board
While there are many examples of Hollywood celebrities, like Leonard DiCaprio, and political figures, like Al Gore, who are well known for their environmental insincerity, one clothing company has really earned its green cred. The North Face has made a name for itself highlighting their environmentally sensitive policies but its dirty little secret is that… Read More The North Face Climate-Shames But Benefits From Fossil Fuels
Joe Biden won’t ban fracking in the short term, but in the long run his environmental policies will achieve a similar result, including eradicating the use of the drilling method while destroying America’s energy sector. In short, not only is Joe Biden lying, he’ll try to finish the job his former boss, Barack Obama, started… Read More A Biden Administration Will Destroy America’s Energy Sector
In a move, most likely, resulting from lawsuits brought by the city of New York and California cities against fossil fuel companies being dismissed and a new White House Administration, The New York Times reports the Securities and Exchange Commission has withdrawn a probe into Exxon Mobil’s accounting procedures and the risks climate change regulations… Read More SEC Drops Investigation of Exxon Mobil’s “Climate Change Disclosures”
Despite previous tests showing that recycled wastewater is clean, California environmentalists oppose a recent decision by state regulators to allow continued dumping of oilfield wastewater at a wastewater treatment plant owned by Valley Water Treatment Company in Kern County. KGET reports that the Center for Biological Diversity alleges that the water from the plant is… Read More CA Environmentalists Endorse Oil Field Wastewater Pollution
Author and speaker Alex Epstein spoke via Skype at the World Taxpayer Conference during 2014 on the morality of resource development and the fallacy of sustainability.
Guest essay By Steve Goreham April 22 was designated by the Earth Day Network as Earth Day 2018. This year’s Earth Day was dedicated to ending global plastic pollution. While efforts to reduce plastic pollution are needed, the campaign missed the mark by emphasizing measures to eliminate the use of plastics. Earth Day Network’s “Plastic […]… Read More Earth Day 2018 Was About Plastics Pollution—But Greens Missed Target — WUWT?
To the shock of the country’s oil industry, New Zealand’s government announced the destruction of its petroleum industry by imposing new caps on oil and gas drilling in Kiwi waters as part of the new Labour government’s campaign to address human induced climate change. On Thursday, Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her government will No longer… Read More New Zealand’s Oil Industry is Doomed
A number of political entities from across the country have filed nuisance lawsuits against ExxonMobil and other petroleum companies in which Los Angeles may end up as the latest city to join in this legal extortion racket. The general complaint is that oil companies are causing climate change and all of the bad things that… Read More California lawsuits against “Big Oil” are in BIG trouble
Oregon’s Statesman Journal describes a new program undertaken by Oregon’s Green Schools that are based on the idea that graduation ceremonies harm the environment. The estimated 30,000 graduating students in state high schools will require caps, gowns and tassels, respectfully. But, like the article points out, the very next day they will be relegated to… Read More Now graduation ceremonies harm the environment