Posts Tagged with "Shell oil"

If Corporations Are “People,” The Supreme Court Should At Least Hold Them Accountable For Crimes They Commit

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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If Corporations Are “People,” The Supreme Court Should At Least Hold Them Accountable For Crimes They Commit

Any time I discuss corporate “personhood” in this post, please assume there are quotes around personhood. The idea is patently absurd, and any time I seem to tacitly accept the idea it’s only for argument’s sake. Let’s say a corporation was convicted of a crime: Would it have to serve jail time? The notion that [...]

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Honor Amongst Polluters: Shell, Dow, Dole And The Chamber Of Commerce Come To Chevron’s Rescue

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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Honor Amongst Polluters: Shell, Dow, Dole And The Chamber Of Commerce Come To Chevron’s Rescue

This is a really heartwarming story about how corporate polluters stick together through thick and thin. I recently wrote about 16 international law experts who filed briefs with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York registering their professional opinion about US Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan’s “worldwide preliminary injunction” barring enforcement of the $18 [...]

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Happy Biofools Day

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Go rock the vote! This is democracy at its finest people – you choose the fool and then we’ll all go challenge them to stop their ridiculous and destructive fantasies of converting land for fuel. This is no April fools joke. If you haven’t heard, biofuels are naaaasty. People are already being displaced by big [...]

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Shell dumps wind and solar for agrofuels

Thursday, March 19, 2009

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Money speaks louder than… Oh, yeah–just about everything, including a renewable energy future or attempts to reverse climate change. In a not so surprising, yet utterly short-sighted and outdated move (circa 20th century, not new Millenium), Shell Oil has decided to abandon all their investments in renewables such as solar and wind energy, and transfer [...]

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