British Petroleum (BP)

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Delaware
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.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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)
"Climate denial is not a victimless crime. Now, one by one states and local...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"Big Oil is finally admitting what we've been saying for the last ten years:...

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...