California greenlights ‘Orwellian’ solar-powered fracking scheme

by Steve Horn, The Real News Highlights California Governor Gavin Newsom approved two rounds drilling permits for Chevron this summer, furthering criticism from environmental groups Since lifting the moratorium on fracking, Governor Newsom has approved 36 new fracking permits in Lost Hills to Aera Energy, a company he has close ties with  Chevron was given … Read more

Wall street is bending to pressure to halt Arctic-oil loans

Arctic Drilling

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg Green Highlights Environmental activists are fighting oil companies to keep drilling out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by putting divestment pressure on banks. Tribal representatives and other environmental activists pressed banking executives about their policies during shareholder meetings and in conversations with sustainability directors Morgan Stanley has announced that … Read more