Report: Indigenous Resistance Against Carbon

August 31, 2021By OCI TeamFeatured, Reports, Stopping Carbon Lock-In No Comments

The report highlights and analyzes 26 Indigenous frontline struggles in the past decade against a variety of fossil fuel projects across Turtle Island over all stages of the fossil fuel development chain. Our analysis reveals that Indigenous resistance to carbon over the past decade has stopped projects equivalent to 400 new coal-fired power plants, or roughly 345 million new passenger vehicles. Additionally, Indigenous resistance has helped shift public debate around fossil fuels and Indigenous Rights, while averting lock-in of carbon-intensive projects.

Exxon lobbyists caught saying quiet part out loud on climate obstruction

July 1, 2021By David TurnbullBlog Post, Featured

In what can only be described as both shocking and unsurprising at the same time, yesterday Greenpeace’s investigative journalism outfit, Unearthed, released video of two high-ranking ExxonMobil lobbyists (one current, one recently left the company) saying the quiet part out loud about Exxon’s ruthless political efforts to stall progress on the climate crisis and protect … Read More

185 organizations call on Canadian officials to hold ReconAfrica accountable for massive oil and gas plans

June 4, 2021By Bronwen TuckerBlog Post, Featured, Letters, News, Press Releases, Stop Funding Fossils 1 Comment

In an open letter released as part of a week of action against the company ahead of their June 8 Annual General Meeting, signatories detailed the threats that ReconAfrica’s potential development poses for human rights, Indigenous rights, local livelihoods, drinking water for over 1 million people, the global climate, and a critical and world-famous ecosystem.