Massive Oil Spill Turns Brazil...

Nov 5, 2019 by

One by one, the golden beaches in northeastern Brazil have begun to turn black. Thick clumps of oil have been washing ashore since late August, killing marine animals, threatening the livelihoods of coastal communities and tainting 2,500 kilometers of coastline spanning nine Brazilian states.

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Keystone Pipeline Spills 383,0...

Nov 1, 2019 by

The spill was reported just hours after a key environmental assessment hearing on plans for another controversial pipeline, Keystone XL.

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South Dakota Backs Off Harsh N...

Oct 25, 2019 by

At least seven other states have added stiff new penalties in the last few years for protesting near oil and gas pipelines and other ‘critical infrastructure.’

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Deepwater Horizon disaster alt...

Jun 29, 2018 by

[Translate] Petty Officer 3rd Class Tom Atkeson / U.S. Coast Guard / MCT via Getty Images Climate Desk By Oliver Milman    GRIST.ORG...

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STOPPING TRUMP: OBAMA CREATES ...

Dec 21, 2016 by

[Translate] Earth & Energy FUTURISM Green4Sea In Brief Oil drilling in areas falling within the U.S. and Canada’s...

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Oil Spills Are Actually Good F...

Jul 17, 2016 by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Bill Haber   For the past few weeks, the Washington State Energy...

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WHILE THE SPOTLIGHT WAS ON OFF...

Jul 3, 2016 by

[Translate] Climate by Samantha Page climate progress CREDIT: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Vessels assist in the drilling of the...

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NIGERIA’S MASSIVE OIL CL...

Jun 3, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba Oil is seen on the creek water’s...

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GOLD MINING HAS DEVASTATED THE...

May 31, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Aerial view taken from a police helicopter shows a jungle devastated...

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Thousands Are Gathering in New...

Mar 23, 2016 by

[Translate] With the BP oil spill still in recent memory, activists are planning a massive protest to stop destructive drilling in...

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Incredible Infographic Shows H...

Nov 22, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment From plastic trash and discarded fishing gear to oil spills and pesticide runoff, human beings have treated...

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DUTCH STUDENT DESIGNS OCEAN CL...

Sep 2, 2015 by

[Translate]         the ocean cleanup array won the 2015 INDEX: award due its potential to address one the largest global challenges....

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The True Value of BP’s $18.7 B...

Aug 13, 2015 by

[Translate] What does the record settlement really mean to one of the world’s wealthiest companies — and the Gulf Coast it is...

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Mexico’s Pemex Plagued b...

May 27, 2015 by

[Translate] In just over a month, the state-owned oil company was at the center of three tragic incidents, two fatal. By Ben Jervey /...

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18 numbers that explain the BP...

Apr 20, 2015 by

[Translate] Reuters/Lee Celano By Tim McDonnell  GRIST This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The...

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The Big Answer to Wrangling Oi...

Apr 17, 2015 by

[Translate] TAKE PART DAILY Inspired by a lotus leaf, researchers have come up with a potentially powerful solution to saving ocean...

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Oil And Gas Companies Won’t Ha...

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[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE...

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“‘It Will Never Be The S...

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[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, cleanup continues at the site of an oil pipeline leak...

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Watch: “Deadliest Crude:...

Sep 30, 2014 by

[Translate] Dear Casey, Watch: “Deadliest Crude: Risking it all for black gold…and green profits”Shell’s already proven it doesn’t...

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Media coverage creates oil spi...

Sep 19, 2014 by

[Translate] Shutterstock bad news By Jim Meyer   GRIST Remember how, after the Exxon Valdez disaster, the nation, horrified by the...

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Climate Crimes and the Greenwa...

Sep 15, 2014 by

[Translate]   Naomi Klein has a new book: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate. (photo: The Guardian UK) By Naomi...

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In 2014, Colorado Oil And Gas ...

Aug 3, 2014 by

[Translate] by Tom Kenworthy CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock The more they drill, the more they spill. And the part about...

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The oil boom in one slick info...

Jun 27, 2014 by

[Translate] Oil, oil everywhere! It’s coming … by sea, by rail, and by pipeline. Over the past five years, domestic oil production...

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Retired Navy SEAL Says Keyston...

Jun 6, 2014 by

[Translate]  kate.sheppard@huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON – If constructed, the Keystone XL pipeline would be highly vulnerable to...

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More oil spills ahead for Puge...

May 25, 2014 by

[Translate] By John Upton Ingrid TaylarThe Puget Sound — prettier without an oily sheen. It looks like Puget Sound – which isn’t...

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