Take Action Publications Press Room About Public Citizen Public Citizen Divisions Home

For Keyword(s)
advanced search

Email Signup

Sign up for our free activist updates.

JOIN US! |Take Action | Publications | About Energy Program | Contact Us
Printer friendly pageEmail to a friend

Hot Profits and Global Warming: How Oil Companies Hurt Consumers and the Environment

Oil Companies Manipulate Markets and Gouge Consumers, Harming Both Economy and Environment

Report Details Solutions to Regulate Oil Industry Profits and Finance Clean, Sustainable Energy

Americans are paying more for gasoline than they would if they had access to competitive markets, and oil companies are using the windfall profits to buy back their stocks rather than make investments in sustainable energy, according to a report released today by Public Citizen. The industry is taking advantage of its huge market control and lax energy trading oversight to gouge Americans, squandering the opportunity to invest in cleaner, sustainable sources and curb the nation’s dangerous addiction to oil.


more resources

Fact Sheets

Back to Publications Index>>

    » publications

Because Public Citizen does not accept funds from corporations, professional associations or government agencies, we can remain independent and follow the truth wherever it may lead. But that means we depend on the generosity of concerned citizens like you for the resources to fight on behalf of the public interest. If you would like to help us in our fight, click here.

Join | Contact PC | Contribute | Site Map | Careers/Internships| Privacy Statement.