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Major media hosted anti-climate events at RNC — and Big Oil paid for it

At the award-winning seafood restaurant in downtown Cleveland that The Atlantic rented out for the entire four-day Republican National Convention, GOP Rep. Bill Johnson turned to me and explained that solar panels are not a viable energy source because “the sun goes down.” 1,611 more words

Climate & Energy

SEC adopts (again) final rules requiring disclosure of payments to governments by resource extraction issuers—is another legal challenge in the works?

by Cydney Posner

Yesterday, the SEC announced that it had adopted final rules, mandated by Section 1504 of Dodd-Frank, that require disclosure on Form SD of certain payments made to the federal and foreign governments by resource extraction issuers in connection with commercial development of oil, gas and mineral rights.  2,141 more words

Securities

Oil industry knew of 'serious' climate concerns more than 45 years ago

Researchers warned American Petroleum Institute in 1968 that the release of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels could lead to ‘worldwide environmental changes’

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US

Governor Meets With Petroleum Institute President On Oil & Gas Regulations

DENVER (AP) — Collaboration and negotiation allowed Colorado to draw up oil and gas regulations that protect the public and the environment while encouraging a lucrative state industry, the governor and the president of an industry group say. 508 more words

News

Hickenlooper: If State Doesn't Regulate Its Air, EPA Might

DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper warned Thursday that withholding funds for state air quality regulators could prompt the federal government to step in with a heavier hand. 253 more words

News

The oil Patch Boys have known about climate change since the 1980s

Just months after the New York attorney general launched an investigation into oil giant ExxonMobil over allegations that it misled investors about climate change, a newly surfaced report suggests the oil industry’s largest trade group may have had early, detailed knowledge of climate change as well.

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Corruption

US crude trades at brief, rare premium to Brent

US crude oil prices rose briefly to a premium over the international Brent benchmark following news of a surprise fall in US stockpiles.

Inventories fell by 3.6 million barrels in the week, to 486.7 million, according to the  194 more words

Commodities