The Polluter’s newfound concern for the Poor

October 6, 2010By Steve KretzmannBlog Post, Featured

Two days ago in St. Louis, the head of the largest coal producer in the US, Peabody Energy’s Gregory H. Boyce, delivered the keynote address on ‘The Future of Fossil Fuels’ at the Global Energy Future Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis. His message was to “put people first” by supporting policies that prioritize … Read More

Obama’s War Machine Goes Green

October 5, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, a report from Oil Change International, entitled A Climate of War, analysed both the greenhouse gas emissions of the war and the costs involved in fighting that war rather than climate change. The report contained many shocking facts but a couple were that the projected total US … Read More

Chevron Safety Inspections Could be Compromised

October 4, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

Late last week, the British government gave the goahead for the American oil company, Chevron to start drilling a deepwater exploratory well as part of its Lagavulin project in the waters north of the Shetland Islands. In a highly controversial move, it is the first time the new British Coalition government has granted permission for … Read More