Divesting from fossil fuels and ending environmental racism goes hand-in-hand with defunding the police in the fight for racial justice and reinvestment in Black and Brown communities.
Human Rights Abuses
ACT NOW in the Philippines: We need you to stand against the #JunkTerrorLaw
There is growing international pressure on the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, to repeal a controversial, dangerous, draconian Terror Bill, which is in the process of becoming law in the country.
Shell Criticized for “Cynical” Co-option of International Women’s Day
Shell’s latest grotesque greenwashing propaganda was put out for International Women’s day, when the company rebranded its logo to “She’ll”, along with the strapline: “#Makethefuture gender balanced.”
Of Turmeric and Truth: “Fuel for Thought” and the Struggle in Ogoni
We are struck by some parallels between the Ogoni struggle, the insistent energy of the recent School Strikes and Extinction Rebellion’s actions over the past weeks.
Shell faces landmark legal action over human rights & climate: “It’s time to bring an end to decades of impunity”
Some twenty four years after Saro-Wiwa’s death, along with eight of his colleagues, who were illegally murdered by the Nigerian Government for their campaign against Shell, a Dutch court today heard from the widows of those hung.
Guilty Verdict of “Stansted 15” Sends “Shiver Down Spine” Of Right to Protest in UK
The breaking news from a trial in Chelmsford in Essex, north of London, is that 15 non-violent peaceful activists have just been convicted of a terror-related offence, for which they could be jailed for life.
British Prime Minister Facilitates BP’s New Oil Contract with Azerbaijan Dictatorship
Last week, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May hosted the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, for a meeting at Downing Street, which included the signing of a new energy deal between BP and the Azerbaijan State Oil Company
Amnesty: Investigate Shell’s “Complicity in murder, rape and torture” in Nigeria
Amnesty International is calling for an investigation into Shell’s complicity in “murder, rape and torture in Nigeria” in the nineties.
Rubio Still Undecided on Rex
As we edge ever closer to a full-blown Trump Presidency, there is still an outside chance that oilman Rex Tillerson may not make it through the confirmation process.
Burma Auctions “Crown Jewels”
Over 60 foreign companies are preparing to bid for rights to explore for oil or gas in 30 offshore fields in the latest bidding round in Burma, described by the Financial Times as one of the most exciting for years.