If Bernhardt gets the top job at the Interior Department, the oil boys don’t have to spend any money lobbying at all. They just pick up the phone and tell him to open up public lands for drilling. Big Oil will be laughing all the way to the bank..
A large swathe of Southern Africa remains underwater a week after Hurricane Idai ripped through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in what is being seen as one of the Southern hemisphere’s worst disasters.
One of Britain’s elite cycling teams has just announced that its new sponsor will be the UK’s richest man, petrochemical and fracking boss, Sir Jim Ratcliffe.
On Friday, the youth spoke. And they spoke loudly. In excess of a million young people skipped school and colleges and marched around the globe demanding urgent action on climate change.
As the young march, Big Oil carries on as usual – rewarding its senior executives with obscene amounts of money for destroying the very future the young are fighting for.
Tomorrow, in some hundred countries, in over one thousand cities, young people from around the world will walk out of their schools and colleges in the tens of thousands and join the first ever global School Strike for Climate.
For the last month, an environmental crisis has slowly unfolded off the Solomon islands, after a bauxite bulk carrier ran aground and started leaking oil near a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The beginning of the end of the age of oil moved a step closer today
The UK’s fledgling fracking industry was dealt another significant nail in its coffin today when the High Court ruled that the current guidance from the Government on shale gas is “unlawful”.
The Canadian tar sands industry has suffered another significant setback trying to get is carbon intensive product to market in the US.