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11 10 2021 | 13:06

S&P Ratings: Use of natural gas as transition fuel to send prices soaring

More and more economies across the globe will use natural gas as a transition fuel on the way to lower-carbon renewable energy sources, putting upward pressure on Henry Hub gas prices for the next…

07 10 2021 | 09:46

Fossil fuel industry gets subsidies of $11m a minute, IMF finds

Trillions of dollars a year are ‘adding fuel to the fire’ of the climate crisis, experts say The fossil fuel industry benefits from subsidies of $11m every minute, according to analysis by the…

04 10 2021 | 13:33

‘Green growth’ doesn’t exist – less of everything is the only way to avert catastrophe

It is simply not possible to carry on at the current level of economic activity without destroying the environment

01 10 2021 | 12:04

EU lawmakers vote to prolong fossil fuel gas subsidies until 2027

Campaigners voice dismay after rule permitting gas pipelines where energy is mixed with hydrogen. European lawmakers have voted to prolong subsidies for fossil fuel gas until 2027, opening a…

28 09 2021 | 15:42

As fossil fuel prices skyrocket globally, renewables grow steadily cheaper

Stability of renewables an antidote to the volatility of gas and coal While volatile energy commodity prices have been sharply increasing globally, renewable technologies have been steadily…

24 09 2021 | 15:22

WHO slashes guideline limits on air pollution from fossil fuels

Level for the most damaging tiny particles is halved, reflecting new evidence of deadly harm The World Health Organization has cut its recommended limits for air pollution and urged nations to…

16 09 2021 | 12:48

Australia’s pro-climate companies urged to lobby government more

Strong lobbying by fossil fuel industries is drowning out the corporate voices that support climate action, analysts say Australian companies that say they support action to address the climate…

10 09 2021 | 15:22

Stranded assets pose $135 billion threat to European power by 2040

European power companies could be burdened with debt and face credit rating downgrades if they fail to take action to reach climate neutrality by the middle of the century, a new study says. The…

10 09 2021 | 14:59

Most fossil-fuel reserves must remain untapped to hit 1.5 °C warming goal

Modelling suggests that many planned coal, oil and gas extraction projects will not be viable if the world hopes to achieve climate targets.

09 09 2021 | 14:25

Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival Paperback – October 14, 2017

In 2017, the heat waves, extreme wild fires, and flooding around the worldconfirmed beyond doubt that climate disruption is now a full-blown emergency.We have entered Churchill’s “period of…

03 09 2021 | 15:57

DNV: Fossil fuels to still make up half of energy mix by 2050

Fossil fuels are not going anywhere fast and will account for half of the primary energy mix in 2050, according to DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook 2021, published on Wednesday. Natural gas will…

03 09 2021 | 14:42

‘Biden may as well personally light more wildfires’: Backlash after White House calls for more oil production

UN’s authoritative climate report, published on Monday, urges drastic emissions cuts which means dialing back rapidly on use of fossil fuels The Biden administration is being slammed by both…

03 09 2021 | 13:45

How the World's First CO2 Pipeline Explosion Turned a Mississippi Town Into 'a Zombie Movie'

In February of last year, a CO2 pipeline exploded, engulfing Satartia, Mississippi in a noxious green fog that left residents confused, convulsing, foaming at the mouth and even unconscious — an…

03 09 2021 | 13:06

‘Abolish these companies, get rid of them’: what would it take to break up big oil?

Communities on the frontline of the climate crisis say radical solutions must be on the table – before it’s too late Ayisha Siddiqa doesn’t want fossil fuel companies to determine her future anymore…

30 08 2021 | 12:03

Denmark,Costa Rica Build International Alliance to Speed Fossil Phaseout

Denmark and Costa Rica are working to build a Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) of countries willing to stop issuing new permits for fossil exploration and set a deadline to phase out oil and gas…

27 08 2021 | 12:22

Santos sued by shareholders over fossil expansion despite claims

A shareholder activist group is taking Australian oil company Santos to court over its claims it produces “clean fuel” and plans to reach net zero emissions by 2040. Papers were filed against Santos…

26 08 2021 | 07:55

Victoria consents to gas production from well near Twelve Apostles

Greens says government’s support for fossil fuel expansion is ‘bonkers’ and no one will visit the tourist site ‘if it’s surrounded by gas drilling rigs’. The Victorian government has given consent…

26 08 2021 | 07:54

How can Britain commit to net zero and still drill for millions more barrels of oil?

Hypocrisy rules as we prepare to host Cop26 and Boris Johnson prepares to approve a new oilfield off Shetland

24 08 2021 | 15:49

Unused Tools: How Central Banks are Fueling the Climate Crisis

Oil Change International August 2021 In collaboration with 350.org, Alliance Climatique Suisse, BankTrack, Campax, CIEL, Democracy Collaborative, E3G, Earthworks, Environmental Defense, Fossil Free…

23 08 2021 | 14:18

How to Sell ‘Carbon Neutral’ Fossil Fuel That Doesn’t Exist

The junior trader at TotalEnergies SE was essentially winging it by orchestrating the French energy giant’s first shipment of “carbon-neutral” natural gas last September. It’s the greenest-possible…