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The Koch Brothers And Warren Buffett Try To Take Down Elon Musk Over Solar Power

Warren Buffett and the Koch Brothers are leading the efforts against Elon Musk’s Solar City to protect the profits of their electric utility companies.

by Mike Sainato· · News
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Obama Continues To Win As Watchdogs Confirm Iran Is Complying With Treaty

Isn’t it nice that we have an adult in charge instead of warmongering morons?

by Justin Rosario· · News
WATCH: 20 Years Ago, David Bowie Saw America’s Dark Future

WATCH: 20 Years Ago, David Bowie Saw America’s Dark Future

“I’m Afraid of Americans” might as well be the national anthem of any country with a sizable Muslim population. Or oil. And Allah help you if your country has both.

by Justin Rosario· · Historical Information, News
Experts Think Gas Prices About To Go Lower Than EVER – You Won’t Believe How Low (IMAGES)

Experts Think Gas Prices About To Go Lower Than EVER – You Won’t Believe How Low (IMAGES)

Now, this is LOW. Thanks, Obama!

by Antiphon Freeman· · News
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Congress Just Sold The Entire United States To The Oil Fracking Industry (IMAGE)

Congress just sentenced the Earth’s climate to death.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Rachel Maddow: The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead, D-E-A-D (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow: The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead, D-E-A-D (VIDEO)

Faced with the almost certain rejection by Obama, according to Maddow, TransCanada decided to pause the review and hope like hell that a Republican takes the White House in 2016. Good luck with that!

by Justin Rosario· · News
Oklahoma’s Fracking Earthquakes Are Causing A National Security Threat

Oklahoma’s Fracking Earthquakes Are Causing A National Security Threat

Our entire energy economy rests in oil that is literally on shaky ground protected by the country’s dumbest governor.

by Sarah Burris· · News
Shell Abandons Plans To Drill In The Arctic

Shell Abandons Plans To Drill In The Arctic

This is a victory for the entire planet.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Reality Star Sarah Palin Livid Over Obama’s Trip To Alaska, Should’ve Looked At Russia

Reality Star Sarah Palin Livid Over Obama’s Trip To Alaska, Should’ve Looked At Russia

This woman is a few sandwiches short of a picnic…

by Sarah· · News
The New Mass Extinction: Here Are The Politicians Exxon Mobil Is Funding (IMAGES)

The New Mass Extinction: Here Are The Politicians Exxon Mobil Is Funding (IMAGES)

Look at all these politicians Exxon Mobil bought.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
This Map Shows Every Pipeline Spill In The U.S. For The Past 28 Years (VIDEO)

This Map Shows Every Pipeline Spill In The U.S. For The Past 28 Years (VIDEO)

When there is a huge solar energy spill, it’s called a “nice day.”

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Big Oil Ex-Chair Declares That Investors Should Divest From Fossil Fuel

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, former chairman of Shell, has called for investors to force the industry to clean up, or else divest themselves.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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California Oil Spill Five Times WORSE Than The Oil Company Thought (VIDEO)

Shame on them. Cleaning up oil spills is a dangerous, arduous and painstaking process that we should NOT have to keep repeating.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Oil Tycoon Tries To Get Scientists Who Found Link Between Drilling And Earthquakes Fired

Oil Tycoon Tries To Get Scientists Who Found Link Between Drilling And Earthquakes Fired

Billionaire is mad that scientists keep finding more evidence that his company is profiting from destroying the environment, tries to shut them up.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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Clueless North Carolina Gov. Blasts The Size Of The 50-Mile Offshore Drilling Buffer Zone

Gov. Pat McCrory wants to shrink the buffer zone by quite a lot, because obviously, Deepwater Horizon wasn’t enough of a warning.

by Rika Christensen· · News
5 Years Later, This Is How The Gulf Is Still Being Destroyed By The BP Oil Spill

5 Years Later, This Is How The Gulf Is Still Being Destroyed By The BP Oil Spill

New evidence shows that the chemicals used to help clean up the spill may have done more damage to the Gulf Coast’s ecosystem in the long-term than previously thought.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Drought Ravaged California Has Let Big Oil Pollute Drinkable Water Supplies Since 1983

The oil industry has been dumping enormous amounts of toxic wastewater into EPA protected aquifers since 1983… with cooperation from state regulators.

by Frank Minero· · News
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Black, Foul-Smelling Sludge Pours From Taps In California As Fracking Takes Its Toll (VIDEO)

This is what’s coming out of people’s taps in California right now.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
The New Tesla Car Has An Actual ‘Insane Button,’ This Is What Happens When You Press It (VIDEO)

The New Tesla Car Has An Actual ‘Insane Button,’ This Is What Happens When You Press It (VIDEO)

The future is here, and it’s awesome.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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Obama To Protect Millions Of Acres Of Arctic Refuge From Big Oil (VIDEO)

President Obama’s latest executive action has put an end to oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)… and Republicans are pissed!

by Frank Minero· · News