The burning, melting, warming Arctic is clearly a sign that something is wrong and we need to stop investing in fossil fuels now.
This victory comes as an enormous relief to people all along the more than 600 miles of pipeline route through West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
“Today is a historic day for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the many people who have supported us in the fight against the pipeline,” said Chairman Mike Faith of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. “This pipeline should have never been built here. We told them that from the beginning.”
“Shell has been a leader in peddling the gas myth for a decade or more, and it’s now clearer than ever that gas is over-supplied, over-hyped, and out of time.”
If the IEA is serious about helping governments sustainably tackle interlocking economic and climate crises, they have one more chance to prove it with their data: by making a 1.5-aligned energy pathway central to the 2020 World Energy Outlook.
“We will not stand by as law enforcement and a toxic chemical company from Taiwan attempt to scare, silence, and intimidate us. We will not be silent.”
A report from the financial auditing firm Deloitte says the “reality is that the shale boom peaked without making money for the industry in aggregate. In fact, the US shale industry registered net negative free cash flows of $300 billion, impaired more than $450 billion of invested capital, and saw more than 190 bankruptcies since 2010.”
Big Oil’s decades’ old campaign to deny, deceive and delay action on climate change has been thrust into the spotlight again after the Attorney Generals for Minnesota and the District of Columbia (D.C.) both launched legal action against the industry within 24 hours of each other.
The Arctic is boiling and the whole Arctic food chain is at risk. It is a stark warning and one that demands an immediate response by politicians and policy makers.
After months of negotiations, political parties in Ireland have secured an agreement to form a new coalition government. This programme of government, titled Our Shared Future, was signed by the leaders of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party and will now need to be ratified by party members. This post analyzes exclusively the … Read More