“There is no regulatory framework for fracking that will keep the toxins out of air and water, or will protect the climate from carbon and methane releases. It can’t be done. It can’t be made safe. Like lead paint, we finally have to ban it.”
One of Britain’s biggest fund managers has started selling shares in Exxon Mobil, “saying America’s largest oil company isn’t doing enough to address climate change.”
“This is like declaring war on cancer and then announcing a campaign to promote smoking.”
“Every year there’s a new temperature record, it’s getting worse and worse and you feel like a broken record saying it. This should be the number one urgent conversation happening right now because it’s not just going to be Alaska, it’s going to be other communities all over the US”
A document from the early nineties reveals that Mobil was worried about climate change and secondly it was already funding groups with the intention of obfuscating the debate.
No matter how much spin they put on it, Canada is heading for its Kodak-climate moment.
We are struck by some parallels between the Ogoni struggle, the insistent energy of the recent School Strikes and Extinction Rebellion’s actions over the past weeks.
The energy company EDF is coming under intense pressure in Scotland to help pioneer a “just transition” from oil to renewables by investing in wind turbine manufacture in the UK, rather than outsourcing the work to Asia.
The Irish Government has been accused of being a “puppet” of the oil and gas industry, and deliberately trying to “sabotage” a landmark Climate Emergency Measures Bill, just weeks after its Parliament declared a climate emergency.
Gas is dirty, expensive, and unnecessary – so why is the fossil fuel industry calling it a ‘bridge fuel’? Our new report unpacks and debunks the enduring myth that gas can form a ‘bridge’ to a safe climate.