Trump is exacerbating climate change, which in turn is fuelling more climate refugees to leave their homes and seek sanctuary.
This week, the leaders of Mexico, Canada, and the United States met in Ottawa for the North American Leaders’ Summit. In their outcome statement on climate and energy, they committed to “phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 and call on the other members of the G-20 to do the same.” Along with their … Read More
Mexico is opening up its lucrative offshore oil fields for the first time in 80 years, and in the words of the Financial Times, which devotes a whole page of the paper to the subject, “it is shaping up to be quite a feast.”
A plan to shake up Mexico’s flagging state-run oil sector has met with a muted reaction from the oil majors. The foreign oil companies want Mexico to join the rest of the world in offering risk-sharing joint ventures, especially in the huge deep-sea sector. These joint ventures would enable the companies to claim that they … Read More
Explosions rocked Mexico yesterday as attacks on six pipelines disrupted oil and gas supplies and forced thousands from their homes, just weeks after leftist rebels set off a string of pipeline bombs. State energy monopoly Pemex said there were no injuries from the blasts, most of which were in Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico, … Read More