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Trump Shrinks Public Land To Ease Fossil Fuel Potential–Claims It’s For Public Good (Video)

Trump Shrinks Public Land To Ease Fossil Fuel Potential–Claims It’s For Public Good (Video)

When President Donald Trump announced Monday he would be reducing the sizes of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah, he delivered the following message: “The families and communities of Utah know and love this land the best, and you know the best how to take care of your land. You know how to protect […]

Big Business To Trump: Don’t Take The US Out Of Paris Agreement (VIDEO)

Big Business To Trump: Don’t Take The US Out Of Paris Agreement (VIDEO)

A group of Fortune 500 companies is urging President Donald Trump to stay in the Paris climate agreement. Last month, two dozen companies – including Apple, Google, Intel, and Facebook – signed an open letter to the president, asking him to maintain American commitments in the Paris Agreement. The letter – which was published in […]

WATCH: Tribal Member Finds HUGE Oil Leak – Oil Company Responds Like Molasses

WATCH: Tribal Member Finds HUGE Oil Leak – Oil Company Responds Like Molasses

As tension grows over pipeline construction in the U.S., Canadians are experiencing the risks firsthand. A Tundra Energy pipeline in Saskatchewan burst several days ago and leaked more than 50,000 gallons of oil into land belonging to Ocean Man First Nation. The leak went unnoticed until a band member reported the strong oil smell. This raises the […]

Does Trump Own Stock In The Dakota Access Pipeline? (VIDEO)

Does Trump Own Stock In The Dakota Access Pipeline? (VIDEO)

As the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, heads into its eighth month, new information regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s connection to the pipeline raises troubling questions. According to federal disclosure forms filed in May, Trump owned between $500,000 and $1,000,000 of stock in Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas-based company behind […]

Trump’s Pledge To Kiss The Fossil Fuel Industry’s A** Surprises No One (VIDEO)

Trump’s Pledge To Kiss The Fossil Fuel Industry’s A** Surprises No One (VIDEO)

Donald Trump has an important message for fossil fuel executives: “You will like me so much.” The Republican presidential candidate touted his pro-fossil fuel agenda Thursday at the Shale Insight conference in Pittsburgh. The conference brings industry heads and their government cronies together to figure out how to maintain their stranglehold on America’s energy policy. Trump […]

WATCH: Big Oil Companies Bulldoze Native American Graves and Assault Protesters

WATCH: Big Oil Companies Bulldoze Native American Graves and Assault Protesters

Have you heard the news about the North Dakota Access Pipeline? If you haven’t, you’re not the only one. The project has received shockingly little media coverage, given the amount of violence and destruction it is inflicting on Native Americans. What Is DAPL? The North Dakota Access Pipeline, abbreviated DAPL, is an oil pipeline which […]

NASA Nails Big Oil For Toxic Methane Build-Up That Could Spell DISASTER (VIDEO)

NASA Nails Big Oil For Toxic Methane Build-Up That Could Spell DISASTER (VIDEO)

After a year of intensive study, NASA concluded this week that a massive, unprecedented build-up of methane in the Four Corners region of south western USA has been largely caused by industrial oil and gas activity in the area. NASA scientists are satisfied that the methane hot spot, which covers over 2,500 square miles and is […]

TransCanada Announces Jan 3 Opening Of Southern Keystone XL Pipeline

TransCanada Announces Jan 3 Opening Of Southern Keystone XL Pipeline

In unfortunate news for the climate, TransCanada has filed papers Monday that will allow the opening of the southern leg of its Keystone XL pipeline to begin Jan. 3.?This leg of the pipeline would carry 700,000 barrels of dirty oil from Cushing, Okla., to Port Arthur, Tex. The announcement should drive activists (and all citizens […]

State Department Called On To Investigate Keystone XL Conflicts Of Interest AGAIN

The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline has been the subject of increasing criticism and protest since September 2008 when TransCanada first submitted an application for a Presidential Permit. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for this application was the subject of a State Department Inspector General investigation after the New York Times reported that there were significant […]