Energy

  • NoDAPL: Why Are Paid Mercenaries Watching Activists?

    November 22, 2017
    Lauren Reid

    Private security firm TigerSwan not only policed the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016, but gathered and supplied intelligence on Indigenous Water Protectors and climate activists, in an effort to build a conspiracy case against Greenpeace.

  • Why the fight to stop Keystone XL is far from over

    November 22, 2017
    Tim Donaghy

    This week Nebraska's Public Service Commission approved an alternate route for the Keystone XL pipeline. But that decision wasn't what the pipeline builder was hoping for -- and it shows that continued resistance will be crucial to defeating this pipeline for good.

  • How Environmentally Friendly is Your Insurance Company?

    November 17, 2017
    Guest Blogger

    It’s no surprise that major U.S. insurers are getting hit with a large number of claims following this year’s unusual number of major hurricanes and wildfires. But what should outrage everyone is that decades after the industry first recognized and began to warn about the growing threat of climate change, many leading insurers are still deeply invested in the very source of the problem — coal and other fossil fuels.