Climate justice advocates expressed outrage at California state oil regulator CalGEM over the recent approval of hundreds of oil and gas rework permits to continue dangerous oil operations within 3,200 feet of communities.
Cop City: Police “assassinated” activist with their “arms in the air”
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.
New report: Commitment to end international finance for fossil fuels is shifting billions, but key countries breaking promises missing in action
Promise Breakers, a report released today by Oil Change International, reveals that the stop funding fossils commitment forged at COP26, is already shifting an estimated USD 5.7 billion per year out of fossil fuels and into clean energy, with the potential of a further 13.7 billion per year if all signatories fulfill their commitments.
“Read my lips”: Biden blows up campaign pledge to approve the Willow “carbon bomb” in the Arctic
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.
Sámi wind turbine protest shows there can be no just transition without Indigenous rights
We have known for decades now that we must end the disastrous dirty oil age and transition to clean, renewable energy. The wording often used by scientists and activists is that we need a “just transition”. There is where society enables an equitable transition from polluting, undemocratic fossil fuel industries to cleaner community-led renewable technologies.
COP28 President pushes false fossil fuel solutions, such as CCS, at CERAWeek
For anyone in the oil and gas industry, there is only one place to be this week. The great and good of the industry has converged on Houston for CERAWeek, which bills itself as the world’s premier energy event.
As Japan drives to expand fossil fuels, experts reveal pathway to generate 90% clean power by 2035
This week sees two crucial energy meetings in Japan, a country which remains one of the most prominent financiers of fossil fuels.
Response: New Carbon Capture Subsidy Bill Would Prolong Fossil Fuel Industry’s Power
“CCUS is a dangerous distraction from rapidly and equitably phasing out fossil fuels. Giving more public money to prolong Big Oil’s political power and profits is the wrong approach and a poor use of public funds,” said Collin Rees.
As local communities suffer, GOP and political right weaponize East Palestine disaster
Unless we kick dirty money out of politics and put communities and safety first, there will be more railroad disasters. Until then, the people of East Palestine deserve the dignity of the truth and whether their air is safe to breathe and water safe to drink.
Over 175 organizations launch proposal for the OECD to end export finance support for oil and gas
175+ organizations call on the OECD to end oil and gas finance. As a first step towards this objective, an OECD member must table a proposal to prohibit oil and gas support at next week’s OECD meeting.