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.
Climate criminals meet in Brussels as explosive documents show Big Oil’s climate pledges are based on spin and “deception”
This morning in the luxurious Plaza Hotel in Brussels, many of the world top oil firms assembled for a conference on “Go Net Zero Energy.” But newly released internal documents reveal that Big Oil messaging on climate change and net zero are based on spin and “deception”.
Climate hope: Colombia’s new President pledges to transition off fossil fuels
After his stunning electoral victory on Sunday in Colombia, Gustavo Petro, a former guerrilla and ex-Mayor of Bogota, has pledged to transition his country off fossil fuels during his time in office.
Updated analysis reveals oil industry climate plans are grossly insufficient to achieve Paris Climate Goals
The report finds the oil and gas majors are involved in over 200 expansion projects on track for approval from 2022 through 2025. If they go forward, these companies’ investments could create an additional 8.6 billion tonnes (Gt) of carbon pollution – equivalent to the lifetime emissions of 77 new coal power plants.
Big Oil Reality Check — Updated Assessment of Oil and Gas Company Climate Plans
Despite an array of new ‘net zero’ pledges released in the past two years, the climate promises of major U.S. and European oil and gas companies still fail to meet the bare minimum for alignment with the Paris Agreement, according to a new study.
Big Oil Bonanza: U.S. and European companies responsible for nearly USD100 billion to Putin & profiteering billions more from war
No words will ever be able to describe the full horror of war. The bombs, the bullets, the trauma. The wanton destruction of life. Hopes and dreams evaporated.
European and U.S. Energy Companies are Responsible for Nearly USD 100 Billion to Putin’s War Chest Since Crimea Invasion
New analysis finds that revenues from oil and gas projects backed by European and U.S. companies have fueled Vladimir Putin’s regime to the tune of nearly USD 100 billion since 2014.
BP, Shell, and Exxon among top Western energy companies responsible for almost $100bn going to Russian Government since 2014 Crimea invasion
Just eight of the world’s biggest energy companies helped enrich Vladimir Putin’s war chest to the tune of $95.4 billion (USD) in the seven years after Russia annexed Crimea.
BP’s Russian lobby group scrubs its website clean of controversial links and past
A key British Russian lobbying group, the board of which included executives from BP, and whose hierarchy included British Royalty, British and Russian Ambassadors and ex-British parliamentarians, has quietly erased online content about its activities and personnel over the last few weeks.
How Big Oil courted and emboldened Putin for decades
For decades Big Oil courted Putin and helped him exploit Russia’s vast reserves. Big Oil poured billions into Russia’s war chest with devastating consequences.