Last month we reported on an industry-backed study on Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline released by the University of Minnesota Duluth. Now one UMD professor has resigned from the group that commissioned the study.
From mapping the power behind the pipelines to uncovering fossil fuel oligarchs, here’s a look back at some of our best work from 2017 on the oil and gas industry.
The groundbreaking ‘Who Rules America?’ was first published in 1967. We spoke with its author, Professor G. William Domhoff, about a half-century of power structure research.
“Modernizing Minnesota” poses as a grassroots effort to promote the Line 3 pipeline. But it’s actually just a marketing scheme staged by a Houston-based fossil fuel lobbying firm.
The Duluth News Tribune has big undisclosed conflicts of interest in its coverage of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline.
California Governor Jerry Brown is sold to the public as a climate visionary. But is this the whole truth?
Our new report shows how the University of Minnesota Duluth produced a Line 3 pipeline study backed by the fossil fuel industry. But organizers have confronted similar studies before — and found ways to challenge them.
Vol 1. No. 6 – November 10, 2017 Welcome to the Friday Fossil Fuel Runoff, a weekly series from Eyes on the Ties highlighting the networks of power behind the week’s energy news. Here you’ll find oil and gas reporting from around the web with important context from the Public Accountability Initiative, including original research …
This week: more on industry capture of the EPA, southern California communities being poisoned by fossil fuels, some new and important reports that were released, and more.
This week: Trump EPA climate denial shenanigans, pipeline protest news, and more!
The fight against the Vietnam War was one of the biggest mass movements in US history. But few people know about the crucial role that researchers played in helping organizers to build a strong movement.
Vol. 1, No. 3 Welcome to Eyes on the Ties’ Friday Fossil Fuel Runoff! This weekly series highlights the power relationships behind recent developments in the oil and gas industry. We include links to the week’s stories in oil and gas news with important context from LittleSis, including power maps made by the LittleSis community …