In the summer of 2010, besides yielding enough oil to effectively kill off part of the Gulf ecosystem permanently, B.P.’s oil spill also yielded some decent satire. This manifested most famously in the form of the BP Global PR feed on Twitter, which ended up in the oil company’s aggravated sight-lines. Especially upsetting to the company was the fact that people were mistaking the satirical feed for an actual B.P. feed from their communications department.
Well now, Shell’s getting it, too.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited Harlem today to unveil a “clean heat” campaign and other green initiatives that will become part of the PlaNYC plan, which is aimed at building “a greener, greater New York.”
The event, at Harlem Stage, gave away free reusable water bottles to the media, and distributed press releases on individual Read More
Was today one of those mornings when you roused yourself from bed, stretched, yawned and then thought to yourself, “Whatever is that Stephen Baldwin character up to these days?”
Well, Santa Claus came early this year. In what may be the biggest Stephen Baldwin news since his appearence in Slap Shot 2: Breaking The Ice, Read More
As Nigeria deals with gruesome violence between government troops and a strict Islamic sect, one of its prominent oilmen has apparently closed on three serious pieces of brand-name New York real estate.
Last month, neighboring apartments were bought under a trio of limited liability corporation names at the new Centurion condo on West 56th Street, Read More
The Democrats are supposed to own the issue of energy, if only because they’ve mastered the art of tarring Republicans as the party of Big Oil. It’s a caricature that the G.O.P., with its mocking scorn for conservation, addiction to corporate tax cuts and unkickable habit of nominating oil men for national office, has done Read More
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Speaking now in the Austintown Fitch High School, Barack Obama talked about how John McCain had demanded just a day before to start off shore drilling.
“‘I want to drill here, I want to drill now,’” said Obama, channeling his opponent.
“I don’t know where he was standing. I mean Read More
Here’s Hillary’s ad on energy independence, which includes the following bit of refreshing clarity:
“And where would I get the money? I would take the tax subsidies away from the oil companies.”