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Exxon Mobil faces 'change or die' moment on climate - BBC News

Exxon Mobil faces 'change or die' moment on climate - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The world's biggest publicly traded oil company faces a critical AGM under pressure from a broad coalition of shareholders on climate change.
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Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies

Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As oil forces a state of emergency in Peru.
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There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order

There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Barrel prices have completely cratered. With alternative energies on the rise, geopolitics may never be the same
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Big Oil, Make Way for Big Solar. The Winners and Losers in Paris

Big Oil, Make Way for Big Solar. The Winners and Losers in Paris | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Saving the world isn’t going to be cheap. If you sell oil, coal or old-fashioned cars, that threatens disaster. For makers of stuff like solar panels, high-tech home insulation, and efficient lighting, it’s a potential miracle.
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‘Blockadia’ Activists Up the Ante Against Shell Oil

‘Blockadia’ Activists Up the Ante Against Shell Oil | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
PORTLAND—Just after sunrise yesterday, the Fennica made a break for it. An icebreaker and supply vessel leased by Royal Dutch Shell for Arctic oil drilling, the Fennica had limped to Portland, Oregon, days earlier for repairs after being damaged near the Aleutian Islands.
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The Arrival of Man-Made Earthquakes

The Arrival of Man-Made Earthquakes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Until 2008, earthquakes in Oklahoma were rare. Now they’re a daily event, and the oil industry may be to blame.
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Canadian Aboriginal Group Rejects $1 Billion Fee for Natural Gas Project - NYTimes.com

Canadian Aboriginal Group Rejects $1 Billion Fee for Natural Gas Project - NYTimes.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

OTTAWA — A small aboriginal community in British Columbia has rejected a $1 billion payment for a natural gas project, the latest setback for the Canadian energy industry’s effort to bolster exports.

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What they don’t want you to know — the scam behind the oil industry

What they don’t want you to know — the scam behind the oil industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For years oil companies and even such corporations as General Motors have hidden the truth about technology to further profit, says report
By Shepard Ambellas
Please watch the above video.
(INTELLIHUB) — According to a video report, in 2010 U.S.
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Through an (oil) glass darkly

The profit margins Big Oil requires are no longer to be made in Saudi Arabia but in Iran and Iraq. Once the US concludes a nuclear deal with Iran, Big Oil will see to it that it sticks, and Washington can turn its attention to the true cause of global terrorism – and its sponsors.


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The Price of Cheap Oil, Costing the Earth - BBC Radio 4

The Price of Cheap Oil, Costing the Earth - BBC Radio 4 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tom Heap asks what the falling price of oil means for the environment.
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Heirs to Rockefeller oil fortune divest from fossil fuels over climate change

Heirs to Rockefeller oil fortune divest from fossil fuels over climate change | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Heirs to Standard Oil fortune join campaign that will withdraw a total of $50bn from fossil fuels, including from tar sands funds
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Church of England threatens to cease BP and Shell investments over climate concerns

Church of England threatens to cease BP and Shell investments over climate concerns | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Church of England has warned it could withdraw its investments from BP and Shell unless the oil giants take greater action to tackle climate change.
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Big Data: New Oil or Snake Oil? - Wired

Big Data: New Oil or Snake Oil? - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

There are two differing perspectives on Big Data and its value. One is that it is a valuable commodity that flows through an organization powering the engines of new insight and action, the other is that Big Data is no more than a collection of sometimes outrageous claims. Each argument has merit and interestingly, both are right, but the distinction between value and snake oil is becoming quickly obvious, despite the hype.

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Apple escalates war between Silicon Valley and D.C.

Apple escalates war between Silicon Valley and D.C. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Apple Inc.’s tough stance in refusing a request by the Justice Department to unlock an iPhone sets the front line for a war between Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., while will get emotional, overheated and technical and likely impact the coming presidential election.
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Dancing on the grave of “peak oil” – will it stay buried?

Dancing on the grave of “peak oil” – will it stay buried? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

http://peakoil.com/consumption/dancing-on-the-grave-of-peak-oil-will-it-stay-buried In my November 2007 column, Peak Oil Again?

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2016: Oil Limits and the End of the Debt Supercycle

2016: Oil Limits and the End of the Debt Supercycle | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What is ahead for 2016? Most people don't realize how tightly the following are linked: Growth in debt Growth in the economy Growth in cheap-to-extract energy supplies Inflation in the cost of producing commodities Growth in asset prices, such as the price of shares of stock and of farmland Growth in wages of non-elite workers…
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BP ex-boss Lord Browne: Firms must 'connect' with society - BBC News

BP ex-boss Lord Browne: Firms must 'connect' with society - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The former head of BP, Lord Browne, says the relationship between business and society is becoming "more and more dangerous".
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Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies

Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As oil forces a state of emergency in Peru.
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What If Petroleum Doesn't Exist ! APOCALYPSO Documentary

Imagine a world reeling from a sudden oil shortage, a crisis is unfolding where we live, and work together on simple and practical ways to adapt. By applying a ...
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Shell Accused Of Misleading Its Shareholders About The Risks Of Arctic Drilling

Shell Accused Of Misleading Its Shareholders About The Risks Of Arctic Drilling | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A Tuesday legal filing accuses Shell of hiding from company shareholders the monetary risks of an Arctic oil spill.
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Chevron Whistleblower Leaks 'Smoking Gun' in Case of Ecuadorian Oil Spill

Chevron Whistleblower Leaks 'Smoking Gun' in Case of Ecuadorian Oil Spill | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In what is being described as "smoking gun evidence" of Chevron's complete guilt and corruption in the case of an oil spill in the Ecuadorian Amazon, internal videos leaked to an environmental watchdog show company technicians finding and then mocking the extensive oil contamination in areas that the oil giant told courts had been restored.
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MEGA CORPORATION BUYS OUT INVENTION THAT WOULD PUT OIL AND GAS OUT OF BUSINESS

MEGA CORPORATION BUYS OUT INVENTION THAT WOULD PUT OIL AND GAS OUT OF BUSINESS | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
MEGA CORPORATION BUYS OUT INVENTION THAT WOULD PUT OIL AND GAS OUT OF BUSINESS

In this video Luke Rudkowski travels to Barcelona Spain to meet Miguel Celades who was the offical representatives for the MDI Air Car. The technology and car were...
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The Canadian government just granted big oil companies the right to bomb the Arctic seabed.

The Canadian government just granted big oil companies the right to bomb the Arctic seabed. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Putting the Clyde River, the narwhals and everyone whose way of life depends on the ocean in danger.
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