185 organizations call on Canadian officials to hold ReconAfrica accountable for massive oil and gas plans

June 4, 2021By Bronwen TuckerFeatured, Letters, News, Press Releases, Stop Funding Fossils 1 Comment

In an open letter released as part of a week of action against the company ahead of their June 8 Annual General Meeting, signatories detailed the threats that ReconAfrica’s potential development poses for human rights, Indigenous rights, local livelihoods, drinking water for over 1 million people, the global climate, and a critical and world-famous ecosystem.

Net Zero Producers Forum: A catalyst for climate ambition or yet another delaying tactic?

May 26, 2021By Romain IoualalenBriefings, Energy Transitions & Futures, Resources No Comments

The creation of the NZPF is a tacit recognition by major oil and gas producers that their contribution to the climate crisis can no longer be ignored. But the framing of the initiative and its main objectives raise the prospect of the NZPF being a greenwashing tool in service to the oil and gas industry’s interests.