An influential committee of British MPs is calling on the British government to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels and set a “clear date” for the end of new oil and gas licensing in the British North Sea.
Climate activists challenge ideological British Government “hooked on hydrocarbons”
Yesterday marked the end of the Conservative’s Annual conference, held in the city of Birmingham. The tradition for any political conference is that the party leader gives a speech at the end of the conference.
People vs. Fossil Fuels Coalition Responds to Inflation Reduction Act; Demands Congress Strike Down Manchin’s Permitting Deal
“The Inflation Reduction Act has come at a tremendously high price that will be disproportionately paid by Black, Indigenous, family farming, people of the global majority, and working-class communities. We cannot afford additional giveaways to the fossil fuel industry in a deal that Democratic Leaders negotiated with Senator Manchin.”
UK shreds climate credibility in race for new Prime Minister
They say that politicians often operate in a bubble, removed from the rest of us. They have a blinkered view of reality, distorted by privilege and power.
Response: New Biden Offshore Leasing Plan Is a Deadly Betrayal of Communities and Climate
“We can’t transition away from fossil fuels by locking in five more years of deadly extraction, and Biden can’t claim to care about environmental justice while forcing oil and gas drilling on already burdened communities,” said Collin Rees.
#StopJackdaw: Climate activists are trying to stop UK Gov from expanding oil and gas drilling
The COP Presidency, the UK, is set to approve dozens of new oil and gas fields. Today is a day of action to stop one new field, called Jackdaw. As I write, Stop Jackdaw is trending on Twitter. So if you want to help push for real climate action, please get on the social media platform and start tweeting.
Climate hypocrite: Norway has opened up billions of barrels of new oil and gas resources
A new briefing released today by OCI reveals that over the last ten years Norway, which calls itself a climate leader, has become Europe’s “most aggressive explorer for new oil and gas.” It is climate hypocrisy..
Despite still holding the COP Presidency, UK Government approves new oil field
Just weeks after hosting the COP26 summit, and despite still holding the COP Presidency, Boris Johnson’s government has given the go ahead for the Abigail oil and gas field off the east coast of Scotland.
Despite climate emergency, the United States, Canada, and Norway “pumping more oil than ever”
Last year the world’s leading climate scientists, the IPCC, issued a “code red” for humanity and outlined how we had to stop oil and gas drilling if we wanted a liveable future. But still we drill. Take three countries who like to see themselves as climate leaders…
In latest setback, Shell suspends seismic activity in South Africa after court ruling
In the latest setback for the oil giant, Shell has had to terminate the contract for the seismic ship that was due to undertake highly controversail exploration off South Africa’s wild coast, after a court ruled at the end of December that Shell had not adequately consulted the local community.