Some twenty four years after Saro-Wiwa’s death, along with eight of his colleagues, who were illegally murdered by the Nigerian Government for their campaign against Shell, a Dutch court today heard from the widows of those hung.
“We are concerned for the safety of our residents and our dogs”
“This landmark decision sends a clear message to the fossil fuel industry that it cannot continue to expand if we are serious about tackling climate change.”
Trump “celebrated the US being the world’s No. 1 oil and gas producer. And the house cheered – they cheered for the knowing destabilization of the planet. Don’t call them deniers, they are arsonists.”
Program Director Alex Doukas said, “David Malpass is a dreadful nominee for the World Bank President. Malpass was Chief Economist of Bear Stearns as the company led the economy off the cliff into a global financial crisis. That tells you all you need to know about David Malpass’ ability as an economic steward.”
What is being forgotten in the fight between Maduro and Guaido is that whoever wins, the impetus on the victor will be on maximising output from the country’s oil reserves to help alleviate the country’s crippling economic problems. Because much of this is heavy oil, it is extremely carbon intensive to produce. And that can only be bad news for the climate.
Veterans of the bitter fight at Standing Rock against the Dakota Access pipeline have now vowed to fight Trump’s highly controversial border wall.
As the Arctic warms due to global warming, it is weakening the polar jet stream which normally keeps the cold air over the Arctic, and therefore it moves south over the continental US.
Two years into his Presidency, the fullblown cost of Donald Trump’s assault on human health, the environment and on science is becoming brutally and painfully clear.
As yet another British nuclear plant is scrapped, the renewables industry says it is ready to come to the rescue to help the UK deliver low carbon energy.