Prominent Oil Critic Forced from University in Alaska

January 22, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post

There is something about Alaska that attracts a special kind of person. Many people move or live there for its rugged landscape and spectacular wildlife. They have America’s last true wilderness on their doorstep. But this land of natural beauty has become tarnished, intoxicated and corrupted by oil. It takes an extraordinary person to stand … Read More

Controversial Oil Leases Cancelled in Utah

February 6, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

I hope this one really annoys George W, the recently departed President of the United States and his oil industry cronies. In what is a signal that Obama’s administration is changing direction in relation to energy poicy on public lands, the newly installed Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has cancelled 77 highly controversial oil and gas … Read More

Bailing out Bidder 70

January 5, 2009By Steve KretzmannBlog Post 3 Comments

I never have been big on rules. And neither apparently, is Tim DeChristopher.  He’s the young activist who just completely derailed the Bush Administration’s plans to sell more of our public lands to the oil companies. He sat in the lease sale in Salt Lake City on December 19th and “bought” 22,500 acres of public … Read More

Green Jobs Now!

September 26, 2008By Steve KretzmannBlog Post

Looking for something great to do on Saturday?  All of us here at Oil Change urge you to join the National Day of Action for Green Jobs. Its a perfect way to address the crises in both our economy and our ecology  at the same time. Green Jobs Now is a National Day of Action … Read More

Robert Engler: Early Advocate for Oil Accountability

March 7, 2007By Steve KretzmannBlog Post

On February 23rd, the community of energy activists lost one of our earliest and clearest voices for change in the oil industry. Robert Engler, whose many books included the seminal and prescient Brotherhood of Oil passed at his home in New York City. He was 84. What follows is from a Washington Post obituary that … Read More