In its 2019 World Energy Outlook, used by governments and investors all over the world to guide energy decisions, the International Energy Agency is still centering a trajectory heading towards climate breakdown.
When politicians fail to address the climate crisis – we have no choice but to rise up and shut down the fossil fuel industry.
It is now 24 years since the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, and other Ogoni in Nigeria in 1995. The Ogoni 9, as they are called, were murdered for their campaign against the oil giant Shell, whose rampant double standards and pollution had caused the Ogoni community to mobilise.
"Having exhausted every other option", the Green New Deal is "is the only kind of climate response that stands a chance of not going up in smoke.”