Big Oil

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update, 4:30pm EDT: Chevron CEO John Watson became "visibly flustered" at his company's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, after being confronted by an Indigenous leader whose community has been gravely affected by the oil company's pollution in the Amazon. According to Amazon Watch's report from inside the meeting, Secoya Indigenous...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Activists protested after it was made public that ExxonMobil for years deliberately deceived the public about the impact of greenhouse gas emissions. (Photo: Johnny Silvercloud/cc/flickr)
Update 2:45 PM EDT: Exxon shareholders on Wednesday rejected a resolution that...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
When they gather in Texas and California, respectively, for their annual...


Furious that Arctic-trashing Shell is using kid-friendly LEGO to clean up its image - reportedly selling 16 million Shell-branded toys worth $116 million - Greenpeace has begun a campaign aimed at pressuring LEGO to end the sketchy partnership. Protests at England's Legloland, and a darkly stunning new ad in which an idyllic Arctic, huskies and all, drowns in oil.