Category: oil

Blatant Opportunism

Tory MPs cynically disguise their concern for the profits of fossil fuel companies as concern for the poor.

Oil Spots

The Science Museum’s new exhibition on climate breakdown is funded by an oil company. What could possibly go wrong?

Oil Strike

The oil companies have successfully transferred blame for their actions to us. It is time to fight back.

Snake Oil

Shell is not the green saviour it claims to be, but a planetary death machine

What Lies Beneath

It’s a simple choice: stop all fossil fuel prospecting, or break the Paris agreement on climate change.

Rigging the Market

Oil, the industry that threatens us with destruction, is being bailed out with public money

Resource Testeria

Promoting extractive industries is seen by politicians as a proper, manly pursuit, even if it makes no sense.

Hunger Games

The rich world is causing the famines it claims to be preventing.

False Summit

We were wrong about peak oil: there’s enough in the ground to deep-fry the planet.

Peak Stupidity

Why was the Labour government telling two different stories about peak oil?

Oil and Trouble

Why western governments won’t support democracy in Saudi Arabia.

Looking for Trouble

Why are we still prospecting for oil when we can’t afford to use existing reserves?

The Money Gusher

The oil industry’s decommissioning costs will dwarf those of nuclear power. The money being made now should be put aside to meet them.