A coalition of civil society groups has joined growing international calls for the immediate cancellation of a massive oil and gas auction in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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“Victory for the planet” as South African court quashes Shell’s exploration licence
The history of Shell on the African continent is wrapped in a vortex of controversy that stretches back decades. However, last week, in a significant victory, a High Court in South Africa ruled that Shell’s exploration right to conduct seismic surveys on the so-called “Wild Coast” of the country was granted unlawfully.
Californian oil spill is another “wake-up call” to ban new fossil fuel projects
There is an unfolding “ecological disaster” off the southern Californian coast after an estimated 144,000 gallons of oil spilled onto Huntington Beach due to a pipeline failure over the weekend.
Another “huge win” as Equinor pulls out of drilling the Australian Bight
The Norwegian company, Equinor, has announced it was abandoning plans to drill for oil in the highly ecologically sensitive, Great Australian Bight, which has been a battleground between conservationists and the industry for years.
Denial to the Death: In Australia, Newspaper Headlines Tout “Warming Is Good For Us”
On the frontlines, the certainty of before has given way to the uncertainty of the future. But the fossil fuel machine continues to churn and burn.
Will Australia’s “Deathly Silence” Make PM Scott Morrison Ditch Climate Denial?
Sixty years ago, Rachel Carson sparked our modern environmental movement. But sixty years of denial has pushed us to the brink of climate catastrophe.
Australian Government’s Climate Stance Remains “Unmoved” – Despite $4.4 Billion Cost of Bushfires
The old saying goes, when in a hole, stop digging. So when your country is on fire, put out the fire and take action to stop further fires in the future.
Hours after House rejects drilling, Trump makes “aggressive” move to open ANWR
The Trump Administration has signalled its “aggressive” intent to open up the entire coastal plain of the Arctic National Widlife Refuge, long seen as America’s last true wilderness and seen as its Crown Jewels or the America’s Serengeti.
As one million species head for extinction, urgent need to tackle climate change & biodiversity loss
“Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history — and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely”
Your Help is Needed to Achieve an #Oil-Free Lofoten Islands
An international petition has been launched to put pressure on the Norwegian Government to establish permanent protection for the iconic Lofoten islands, which are a key battleground between the oil and gas industry and conservationists.