Big Oil

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"Chevron is uniquely deserving of a lifetime award for the lifetime of misery they have caused the Ecuadorian Amazon," said Paul Paz y Miño of Amazon Watch. (Photo courtesy of Public Eye Awards)
As global elites gather in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, the oil giant Chevron was singled out on Friday for a highly competitive—if unflattering—international distinction: the Public Eye Lifetime Award for its extraordinary corporate irresponsibility, which includes monumental environmental destruction in northern Ecuador...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A pipeline rupture in Eastern Montana on Saturday, which spilled up to 50,000...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Despite warnings about how such a move could accelerate climate change, the...

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.