British Petroleum (BP)

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A gas flare at a petroleum refinery in Norco, Louisiana lights up the sky on August 21, 2019. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
"These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A demonstration against Shell's role in the climate crisis took place at the company's headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands on May 18, 2020. (Photo: Shell Must Fall/Twitter)
"There's no lack for public interest and public service-experienced litigators...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
There is growing pressure on banks and financial institutions to stop financing fossil fuel projects. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"The only reasonable decision for investors in this situation is to green their...

Further

Not that we need it in a week that saw the anniversary of the West Texas fertilizer plant explosion and no less than three reports on the many public health risks posed by fracking, but here's more graphic proof of the dangers facing what remains our only planet. From EPA and Greenpeace data, a series of interactive maps showing thousands of facilities possessing "greater than certain threshold quantities of 140 chemicals" - a chilling phrase and number in and of itself - where a "catastrophic...