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Oil industry drops effort to repeal California's neighborhood drilling law

Oil industry drops effort to repeal California's neighborhood drilling law

The oil industry has withdrawn its $40 million campaign against a California law protecting communities from oil drilling, but may challenge the measure in court.

Liza Gross reports for Inside Climate News.

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Big Oil could face murder charges over extreme-heat deaths

Big Oil could face murder charges over extreme-heat deaths

Advocates push for criminal prosecution of fossil fuel companies, citing over 400 heat-related deaths in Arizona.

Matthew Rozsa reports for Salon.

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Big oil companies fail climate goals and profit from war

Big oil companies fail climate goals and profit from war

Oil majors are falling short of Paris Agreement climate targets while benefiting from global conflicts, a new report reveals.

Stella Levantesi reports for DeSmog.

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Supreme Court pressured by far-right groups to protect big oil

Supreme Court pressured by far-right groups to protect big oil

A campaign led by far-right fossil fuel allies is urging the Supreme Court to shield oil companies from lawsuits seeking billions in climate damages.

Dharna Noor reports for The Guardian.

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Big Oil's mixed feelings about another Trump presidency
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Big Oil's mixed feelings about another Trump presidency

Despite Donald Trump's pro-fossil fuel stance, some oil and gas executives are wary of his potential return due to concerns over trade policies and the dismantling of beneficial climate law provisions.

Maxine Joselow reports for The Washington Post.

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Washington: Inslee's oil transparency initiative fails in state senate

Washington: Inslee's oil transparency initiative fails in state senate

Governor Jay Inslee's bill demanding greater transparency from oil companies on pricing and profits fails to pass in the Washington Senate.

Jerry Cornfield reports for Washington State Standard.

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ExxonMobil sues investors to block climate petition

Oil giant ExxonMobil has sued climate activist investors in a bid to prevent their climate proposal from going to a vote at its annual investor meeting.

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