If you try to imagine the most pathetic gathering of humans ever, it would probably look a lot like this group desperately trying to squeeze the last gasp of relevance out of a backwards-thinking, planet-strangling industry.
An international team of researchers has shown that specially treated drops of oily chemicals can take on bizarre shapes and structures during the freezing process. They are hypnotically beautiful. Read More >>
In fact, scientists from numerous American and multinational oil companies affiliated with the American Petroleum Institute (API) were very much aware of global warming in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
In January 1969, an oil well blew up off the coast of Santa Barbara, spilling an estimated 11 million litres of black goo into the ocean. Now in 2015, they're dealing with yet another oil spill, once again off the coast of Santa Barbara.