All Articles on British Petroleum (BP)

Roy Casey carries his dog Buddy from his flooded neighborhood on March 30, 2010 as the Pawtuxet River crests in Cranston, Rhode Island. A major rain storm hammered the Northeast, causing flooding and evacuations. National Guard troops were activated in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images) News
Federal Court Ruling in Rhode Island Suit Targeting Polluters Called 'More Evidence of the Momentum Behind Climate Accountability Cases'
The appeals court decision dealt a blow to the fossil fuel giants named as defendants in the Ocean State's historic climate liability lawsuit.
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Aerial view of the Marathon refinery in Carson, California on April 25, 2020. (Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) News
'Trying to Have It Both Ways': Investigation Reveals BP and Shell Still Back Anti-Climate Lobby Groups, Despite Pledges
The Unearthed and HuffPost report reveals the companies failed to disclose membership in at least eight Big Oil lobbies in their transparency reports.
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Social and environmental justice groups opposed to Shell's plans to drill for fossil fuels in Arctic waters organized a protest in kayaks on the shores of Seattle's Elliot Bay in 2015. (Photo: Greenpeace) News
Arsonists 'Pledging to Light a Few Less Fires': Analysis Exposes Failure of Big Oil Climate Pledges
"BP, Shell, and Total are still drilling us into a deeper climate emergency, and that has to stop before they can claim any credibility."
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"The oil industry may be dying, but it will still pollute us for decades after its death." Views
A Dying Industry is Leaving A Deadly Legacy
An important new investigation examined the issue of the shocking state of over three million abandoned oil and gas wells in the United States.
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"In the OECD they should be doing advanced liquid fuels, green hydrogen, waste-to-value, renewable natural gas, and geothermal energy. Be bold or slowly decay." (Photo: Pixabay/CC0) Views
Will BP Finally Succeed at Moving Beyond Petroleum? To Survive, It Must.
The founder of SunEdison discusses what the future holds for BP and other major oil and gas companies that are looking to transition.
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BP's annual report on the future of energy, released Monday, says demand for oil may have peaked last year and projects significant growth in renewables over the next three decades. (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/26287008@N05/4816633755">tolkien1914</a>/flickr/cc)</p> News
Bye Bye, Big Oil? BP Admits Demand May Have Already Peaked, Predicts Growth of Renewable Energy
Welcoming news that oil demand may never recover to pre-pandemic levels, Greenpeace noted that "a #GreenRecovery will hasten its demise."
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Delaware News
Faced With Rising Seas and Other Consequences of Climate Crisis, Low-Lying Delaware Sues 31 Fossil Fuel Companies
The state attorney general's move came just a day after Charleston, South Carolina became the first southern U.S. city to file a climate liability lawsuit.
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Maxewell Rees and his brothers Daniel Rees and Jackson Rees sit on a park bench partly submerged due to seasonal flooding next to the Tidal Basin as cherry blossoms begin their annual blooming season March 29, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) News
DC Sues Fossil Fuel Giants for Decades of Spending Millions to 'Mislead Consumers and Discredit Climate Science in Pursuit of Profits'
"Climate denial is not a victimless crime. Now, one by one states and local governments are stepping up to hold the perpetrators accountable."
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Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows 'Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless'
"Big Oil is finally admitting what we've been saying for the last ten years: their reserves of oil and gas are increasingly worthless because there's no way to safely, or profitably, produce them."
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Being better than the worst is not good enough in a time of climate emergency. (Photo: Mike Mozart/Flickr/cc) Views
The Loopholes Lurking in BP’s New Climate Aims
It’s time for BP and all oil companies to stop hiding behind net-zero rhetoric and commit to immediate action on the scale of the crisis we’re in.
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