"Make no mistake — the fossil gas agenda is a neocolonial agenda and patriarchal one. Fossil gas will not provide ‘energy security’ in Africa or anywhere else." –Lorraine Chiponda
A week before the international climate summit in Egypt, the Dutch Government breaks a major climate promise it made last year to end public financing for international fossil fuel projects.
Its that time of year again with the annual UN climate meeting, called the conference of the Parties, or COP, just a couple of weeks away. This year’s meeting, COP27, will take place from 6-18 November 2022 at the luxury resort of in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt.
Last week, civil society advocates from across the world convened outside the Washington DC headquarters of the World Bank to protest the Bank’s highly controversial financing of deadly fossil fuel projects.