Rig Owner Pays $1.4bn to Settle Over Deepwater


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

When Fracking Came to Suburban Texas


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


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


The first city to jump on the divestment bandwagon.

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


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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