The old saying is that the truth will come out. The state may lie and try and bury evidence. It may use brute force to cover up its tracks, but eventually, the truth will come out.
Sámi wind turbine protest shows there can be no just transition without Indigenous rights
We have known for decades now that we must end the disastrous dirty oil age and transition to clean, renewable energy. The wording often used by scientists and activists is that we need a “just transition”. There is where society enables an equitable transition from polluting, undemocratic fossil fuel industries to cleaner community-led renewable technologies.
Week of action begins demanding justice for the murder of “Cop City” forest defender
On January 18th, the Police murdered a twenty-six-year-old activist known as “Tortuguita,” who was campaigning against the controversial COP City near the city of Atlanta. In response to Tortuguita’s murder and the approval of Cop City’s final permit, Atlanta organizers are calling for a distributed week of action until February 26 and a large-scale mobilization in Atlanta from March 4-11.
Police use “shocking” level of violence to quash activists opposing Europe’s largest coal mine
German police used overwhelming force and violence against the protesters at the RWE-funded coal mine, with about 20 being injured and taken to hospital.
The struggle continues: Please show compassion for the widows of the Ogoni 9
A Go Fund Me page has been created to help the widows of four Ogoni whose husbands were murdered by the Nigerian military back in 1995, along with the writer Ken Saro-Wiwa. The widows finally gave up their decades-long legal struggle against Shell last year and are in desperate financial straits. Please help them.
Fossil fuel shill Joe Manchin won’t give up on pushing “Dirty Deal” through Congress
Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin — the fossil fuel-financed, coal- and gas-loving Democratic Senator from West Virginia — failed in his latest bid to attach his “dirty deal” to the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act.
Universal outrage as first new coal plant in a generation is approved by UK
There has been widespread condemnation of the UK’s highly controversial decision to approve the first new coal mine in 30 years in Cumbria.
Activists at COP27 remember the Ogoni 9 and warn against African gas expansion
Today marks the twenty seventh anniversary of the murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the other members of the Ogoni 9. They were murdered in 1995 by the Nigerian junta for their peaceful campaign to highlight the ecological destruction and environmental racism of Shell’s operations in Nigeria.
Pressure grows on World Bank boss to quit over funding of climate chaos
Last week, civil society advocates from across the world convened outside the Washington DC headquarters of the World Bank to protest the Bank’s highly controversial financing of deadly fossil fuel projects.
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”.