Big Oil

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Shell has urged the Obama administration to give it five more years to fulfill its quest for Arctic oil, citing the $6 billion the oil giant has already invested in the effort and circumstances it said were beyond its control. Shell made the request in a letter (pdf) dated July 2014 and made public Monday by ocean conservation group Oceana . Peter...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders was in the city of...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A group of Colombian farmers has taken BP to court charging that the oil giant...

Further

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.