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Rex Tillerson to get $180M in 'retirement package' from Exxon Mobil

NEW YORK — Rex Tillerson, the nominee of President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, is severing ties with Exxon Mobil through a $180 million retirement package one week before his Senate confirmation hearing begins. 317 more words

World

Game Over? Nobel Laureates Decry Climate Denial Agenda

Tabulating the amount of carbon stored in the Canadian tar sands, retired NASA climate scientist James Hansen said the burning of that tarry storehouse while continuing a business-as-usual petroleum-powered agenda would mean “game over” for planet earth. 2,008 more words

U.s.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry picked to head Energy Department

Perry will lead agency he pledged to abolish during his presidential campaigns

♦By Rich Shumate, Chicken Fried Politics.com editor

WASHINGTON (CFP) — Former Texas Governor… 465 more words

Donald Trump

Meet Trump’s secretary of state Rex Tillerson: A Keystone XL supporter with close ties to Russia

Donald Trump’s nomination for secretary of state — ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson — is a highly contentious pick as the lifetime oil executive is a strong supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline with deep ties to Russia and president Vladimir Putin. 938 more words

World

With Donald Trump's blessing, Keystone XL is getting ready for its revival

Much like the rejection of Keystone XL by President Barack Obama was about climate change symbolism, president-elect Donald Trump is going out of his way to make the revival of the Alberta-to-Texas pipeline project symbolic of his back-to-business and energy security priorities. 665 more words

Energy

People Who Have Captured the Imagination of the Country: The Victory of Americans Standing Together at Standing Rock

The victory of Standing Rock protesters over the Dakota Access pipeline displays a microcosm of the social forces realigning themselves in the struggle against the rapacity of corporate America. 1,498 more words

Energy East still needed despite approval for western pipelines: N.B. premier

New Brunswick’s premier says there’s still a strong need for the proposed Energy East pipeline despite the federal government’s approval of two pipeline expansions in western Canada. 578 more words

Canada