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The Mirage: Writing and Upheaval in the Chihuahuan Desert

The northern Chihuahuan Desert was drowned, kneaded, jabbed, choked with ash for half a billion years of geologic tumult. Now it's being throttled for...   [ continue reading...]



THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The Biggest Economic Problem...

THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The Biggest Economic Problem You’re Hearing Almost Nothing AboutNot long ago I visited some farmers in Missouri whose profi...   [ continue reading...]



North Sea Cleanup Costs ‘Likely to Double’

The U.K. government has seriously underestimated the price tag for decommissioning its oil and gas industry.   [ continue reading...]



As Rest of World Moves Towards Renewables, US Keeps Offering Exclusive Tax Breaks for Fossil Fuels

About a half decade ago, as the shale drilling rush was sweeping across the US, drillers needed upfront cash -- and quick -- to let them snap up acreage, drill...   [ continue reading...]



Trump's Appointees Pledged Not to Lobby After They Leave. Now They're Lobbying.

(Photo: Orhan Cam / Shutterstock) Lobbyists who joined the Trump administration and now want to return to their old trade have a problem: President Trump...   [ continue reading...]



Trump’s Appointees Pledged Not to Lobby After They Leave. Now They’re Lobbying.

by Derek Kravitz and Alex Mierjeski Lobbyists who joined the Trump administration and now want...   [ continue reading...]



One West Virginia County Tried to Break Its Dependence on the Energy Industry. It was Overruled.

by Ken Ward Jr., The Charleston Gazette-Mail FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Matt Wender’s vi...   [ continue reading...]



Venezuela is now a regional crisis

If Venezuela is a regional problem, then Latin America and the Caribbean must assume the responsibility to fight f...   [ continue reading...]



Interior Secretary and Sen. Lamar Alexander Propose Killing the Planet to Save National Parks

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined with US Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to argue that the best way to fix the national parks is by pillaging public lands fo...   [ continue reading...]



“No Corporate PAC” Pledges Go Beyond Cheap Promises

AP Photo/Denis Poroy Senator Kamala Harris speaks in San Diego It would be easy to reject the growing popularity of “no corporate PAC&rdqu...   [ continue reading...]



Russian Sea Monsters: Rudderless Reactors on the High Seas

Did you hear the one about the Exxon Valdez, Fuku-Chernobyl, Gulf Oil Titanic?  Yeah: Russia floated two nuclear reactors on a bargeto power oil rigs in th...   [ continue reading...]



Why Trump can’t put Iran back in an Obama-style box of severe sanctions

Iranian oil exports were back up to 2.5 million barrels a day or so last month, similar to the levels common before the US placed severe sanctions on the countr...   [ continue reading...]



The revenge against the commons

Why France’s biggest police operation since May 1968 is prepared to kill for Macron’s neoliberal night...   [ continue reading...]



Despite Disappointing Returns, Oil Driller Pushes Ahead With Fracking Near Rare Texas Wildlands

Zero, zip, zilch. That's how many ads we run on this site. Help keep it that way: Make a tax-deductible donation to support the free and independent journalism...   [ continue reading...]



Cuomo Pushes Environmental Protections While Accepting Oil and Gas Donations

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seeks to bolster his environmental platform amid a contentious primary race, campaign finance records show that the Democratic gov...   [ continue reading...]



Don't Underestimate the Anti-Pipeline Resistance

The residents of St. James Parish, Louisiana, worry about placing yet another industrial facility in an area that suffered 37 chemical accidents over the last y...   [ continue reading...]



Inequality persists in Chavista Venezuela

Why did Chavismo—equipped with a broad electoral mandate, a clear redistributionist agenda and a favorable m...   [ continue reading...]



A frontline factory, an embattled oligarch and Ukraine’s industrial drift

For the future of this chemical plant in eastern Ukraine, trade policy with Russia looms large....   [ continue reading...]



Mining in Space Could Lead to Conflicts on Earth - Facts So Romantic

Platinum-group metals in space may serve the same role as oil has on Earth, threatening to extend geopolitical struggles into astropolitical ones, something Tru...   [ continue reading...]



The Trump Administration Is Being Sued Over a Very Weird Bird

Environmental groups have filed two lawsuits against US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke for approving oil and gas leases on habitat that is home to the gre...   [ continue reading...]

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