News Updates

On December 7th, a Protest and Non-Violent Civil Disobedience was held at Chevron, California’s worst climate polluter, on first day of United Nations climate change negotiations in Copenhagen.
December 7, 2009
The oil industry is more powerful today than at any other time in history save the early 20th century. Thanks to last year's record run-up in oil prices, seven of the world's most valuable...
By Peter Asmus
December 2, 2009
  Retired retail executive Richard Goldman was astonished when he heard about the $27 billion pollution lawsuit against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador. Astonished at the soil and water contamination...
By David R. Baker
November 16, 2009
  Last week, ExxonMobil became the first U.S. oil company in 35 years to sign an oil-production contract with the government of Iraq. As I write, several other contracts with the world’s largest...
By Antonia Juhasz
November 14, 2009
  SINGAPORE -- Asian governments need to act more aggressively to boost energy security, including making it easier to develop untapped gas deposits and alternative energies to prevent future...
By: Patrick Barta
November 12, 2009
  Atchison Village would seem like a great place to live. It's a pleasant-looking neighborhood in Richmond, California on the east shore of San Francisco Bay. The residents are diverse. Some...
By: Daphne Zuniga, Co-authored by Bill Gallegos
November 10, 2009
  The long running environmental case against oil giant Chevron over its activities in the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador gained momentum recently, when two Chevron lawyers committed fraud in...
November 9, 2009
  GREEN CITY Although the 250-seat Roxie Theater auditorium was filled to capacity for the Nov. 1 screening of the controversial film "The Yes Men Fix the World," the real action took place...
By Sarah Morrison & Rachel Sadon
November 4, 2009
  On Sunday, Chevron became the first oil company to come under a Yes Men Audience Attack. (See Video, Photos, and Yes Man Andy Bichlbaum's Blog of event) Chevron was chosen because Chevron is...
By Antonia Juhasz
November 3, 2009
  Indigenous people have threatened to evict a US company, Hunt Oil, exploring for oil on their ancestral land in the Peruvian Amazon. According to FENAMAD, an indigenous organisation in...
November 2, 2009