Rig Owner Pays $1.4bn to Settle Over Deepwater

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Transocean, owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig, settles over criminal and civil charges.

When Fracking Came to Suburban Texas

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Residents of Gardendale, a suburb near the hub of the west Texas oil industry, face having up to 300 wells in their backyards.

Rebecca Solnit: 2013 Will Be Year Zero In Our Climate Battle

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From climate change to class conflict—the challenges we will confront in 2013.

Seattle Mayor Calls for City’s Pension Funds to Dump Oil Stocks

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The first city to jump on the divestment bandwagon.

Will Sandy’s Legacy Loom As Large As it Should Past 2012?

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There’s a lot to be learned from 2012′s biggest storm, if our attention span can hold out long enough.

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