Earthworks Worker Solidarity Demands for the Oil, Gas, and Mining Sectors
This blog was co-written by Executive Director Jennifer Krill and Policy Associate Raquel Dominguez. As we grapple with the impacts of COVID-19 on our health, our communities, and our economy, at Earthworks we extend our hand in solidarity to everyone… More »
Oil and gas production in the Permian Basin remains a major global warming threat even as the number of rigs and wells, and volume of production, dip. Read this blog on Earth Island Journal The shale bubble is bursting. The… More »
When oil is in your backyard–where do you go when your doctor says don’t stay home?
This blog was co-written by Tyler Rivlin and Raphael Breit. On December 22, 2019, James Brugh and his wife Victoria, who was seven months pregnant, received a letter from an Ob-Gyn they had visited in Bismarck, ND. Concerned about Victoria’s… More »
Flaring is Flamingly Stupid. Unlit Flares are Worse.
Last week EDF released a new aspect to its astounding Permian methane map (go visit it!) addressing unlit and malfunctioning flares. This is important because, as bad as flares are, unlit flares are worse. Flares are permitted by regulators to… More »
The Shale Bubble is Bursting. Let It.
Bail out people, not polluters. Read this story on Earth Island Journal. For 15 years, fracking inflated a shale oil and gas bubble that is now about to burst. The oil and gas industry promoted itself as a hero bringing… More »