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BP: Crime and Punishment

It appears that justice may be catching up to BP in the wake of the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. A total of at least 4.9 million barrels of oil are estimated to have been spilled making it the worst marine oil spill in U.S. history. The company is being accused of lying about the extent…

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A BP Christmas: Is That an Oil Slick in my Stocking?

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash I think I’m going to vomit. Just saw the new BP Gulf States ad. The theme? The Best Tourist Season EVER for a long time in the Gulf States! Brought to you by BP.

Enviro News Wrap: Solyndra’s Impact on Nuclear; Renewable Energy’s Advance; IEA’s Warming on Carbon Emissions, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Renewable energy is growing in America but its still a young industry with many challenges ahead. One of the best ways for renewable energy to gain traction is for large companies like Siemens to invest and become interested the success of new technologies. The attack of Solyndra and…

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Environmental News Wrap: June 22-27

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Environmental News Pick of the Week: Paying industrializing countries to not destroy their own environment has been talked about for a long time, now Ecuador is stepping up to ask for billions of dollars simply to not extract all the oil under their land. Ecuador…

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Shep Smith a Hero, Brit Hume a Fool and a Jerk: BP and the Gulf Oil Spill on Fox News

The good and the typical of Fox News Shep Smith of Fox News offers an eloquent and much-deserved dressing-down of BP CEO Tony Hayward’s recent comments in the British press attempting to downplay the magnitude of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and belittling “litigious” Americans, saying he fully expects many “frivolous” lawsuits. A real class act, that…

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