Tar Sands Lobby Tries to Exploit Spill

May 5, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post

I was talking to a colleague who works on oil issues yesterday about the Gulf of Mexico spill. As we chewed over the unfolding disaster, he said “the trouble is that the spill might make Canada’s tar sands more attractive for American politicians.” Right on cue, hours later another colleague sent an article from the … Read More

BP: “This was not our accident”

May 4, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post 14 Comments

In the middle of potentially America’s worst environmental disaster, BP is attempting to squarely shift the blame for the Deepwater Horizon disaster from itself to Transocean. As BP’s CEO Tony Hayward prepares to meet key Congressmen in Washington today, you can see part of BP‘s PR strategy in play with the simple message: We are … Read More

Obama’s Foolish Move

April 29, 2010By Mark FloegelBlog Post 2 Comments

Less than a month ago, Barack Obama told us he wants to open 167 million acres of America’s continental shelf to oil drilling. At the time, he promised the nation that we have the technology to do this in a safe, clean and environmentally sound manner. Now, before the “April Fool” window has closed, we … Read More