A great new investigation by a wonderful old colleague of mine, Antonia Juhasz for Floodlight News and the Guardian, has found that Exxon’s operations in Guyana will send more than 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
On the 10th Anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, “If anything, another disaster is more likely today as the oil industry drills deeper and farther offshore.”
What is a “world class” reserve of oil to BP, is “world destroying” to everyone else.
You would have thought that having been responsible for the largest offshore oil spill in US history, the Deepwater Horizon, which spilled an estimated 4 million barrels of oil into the sea, and cost you $65 billion, that as a company you would see oil spills as something to be avoided.
A new study on Coast Guard workers who responded to the Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010 finds increased levels of exposure to toxic disperants led to a higher prevalence of coughing, shortness of breath, and more reporting of wheezing, skin rashes, vomiting and diarrhea.
BP was responsible for Deepwater Horizon, a disaster that killed 11 people and caused one of worst oil spills ever – and then they made us foot the bill.
Six years after starting a campaign to kick fossil fuel sponsorship out of cultural and arts institutions in the UK, activists from the collective, Liberate Tate, will be touring the US this month.
As the US shale industry comes under increasing scrutiny for its environmental and health impact, it has emerged that the US has secretly approved fracking offshore leading to billions of gallons of waste-water to be dumped at sea.
Oh dear, BP. Last week was a lesson in how corporate sponsorship of the arts backfires badly.
Oil giant BP sent shock-waves through the industry this morning with what has been described as a “jaw-dropping” loss.