Pope Francis Just Convinced These Big Oil CEOs to Change Their Message on Climate Change

With protestors clamoring outside the 9th Century Vatican walls last week, a collection of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and investment funds vowed to adhere to the Paris Agreement and to do their part to transition the planet to a low-carbon future, a move that one preeminent climate scientist calls a game-changer. The […]

Chevron and Exxon Mobil to Sharply Increase Fracking

The U.S. has become the world’s largest oil producer, according to the Energy Information Administration. One of the reasons is fracking. The technique, formally called hydraulic fracturing, uses high-pressure liquids to crack rock formations deep in the earth to release liquid. It’s been a big driver of new oil production in the U.S., according to […]