The glossy website for the African Oil Summit in London last week called the event “Africa’s premier global energy conference”. Partners included some of the biggest international oil companies such as BP, Shell, Eni, E.on and Total.
Hundreds of civil society organisations from dozens of countries have taken to the streets around the world to demand that the G7 stop peddling fossil fuels to developing countries and stop promoting false solutions to the climate crisis.
It’s that time of year again when the oil industry has to face its shareholders and investors in public: AGM season. Over the coming days, Big Oil executives will have to respond to questions about how they are reconciling the plans for expanding fossil fuel growth with their public commitments on climate change.
There is a new name to add to the list of catastrophic climate failures by the Biden Administration: Alaska LNG.
Pressure is growing on US regulators to investigate and radically overhaul US Certified Gas after shocking revelations were published last week in a report by Oil Change International and Earthworks.
A new scientific paper, published yesterday in the PNAS, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has concluded that government inventories of methane and carbon dioxide significantly underestimate the amount of gases which are released in the Gulf of Mexico from oil and gas operations.
A new academic study, accepted for publication in Harvard Environmental Law, asks the pertinent question about Big Oil and climate change: “Given the extreme lethality of the conduct and the awareness of the catastrophic risk on the part of fossil fuel companies, should they be charged with homicide?”
Yesterday, the message from the world’s leading climate scientists was their most brutal and stark yet. It was unequivocal.
The old saying is that the truth will come out. The state may lie and try and bury evidence. It may use brute force to cover up its tracks, but eventually, the truth will come out.
In one of his most controversial decisions so far, President Biden yesterday approved the Willow oil and gas mega-project on the Alaskan North Slope.