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Big oil companies talk “net zero” goals (But their actions don’t live up)

What are we doing to keep our planet habitable? Well, the oil industry certainly wants you to think that its continued existence is perfectly compatible with a non-deadly atmosphere, but is it? No, not really. By Climate Denier Roundup That’s a simplified description of findings from a new report from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), which […]

Can Big Oil transition to an Electric Vehicle world?

Big Oil and its allies are doing what they can to delay the day of reckoning, but it’s just a matter of time before fossil-powered vehicles join sailing ships, horse-drawn carriages, and bowler hats in making the transition from “necessary” to “nostalgic”. By Charles Morris  EVANNEX. Recognizing that they can’t beat ‘em in the end, three Europe-based […]

July 21st

Shell just bought an EV charging network. Suddenly everyone is getting into Electric Vehicles

Earlier this week Royal Dutch Shell threw a curveball at the climate change denial movement by suggesting that the UK should shorten up its timetable for banning internal combustion engines, and today here comes the knockout blow from something called the ZEV Challenge. The newly announced global initiative aims to rally the purchasing power of governments […]

July 11th

Electric Vehicles: Shell goes all-in on EV charging stations

As Yogi Berra used to say, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over” — but it’s over. The reign of the conventional internal combustion engine vehicle is coming to a close and electric vehicles are poised to dominate. In the most recent development, last Friday the leading global oil company Royal Dutch Shell announced that it […]

October 17th

Climate Camp Cree Involvement

This week’s London Camp for Climate Action is actually a training event, taking place within sight of the City of London and preparing activists for the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen. It aims to provide volunteers with information on four aspects of Climate Change: education, direct action, sustainable living and building a movement to effectively tackle climate change.

August 25th

Oil Giant Shell on Trial for Nigerian Environmentalist Saro-Wiwa’s Execution

In 1995, environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the Nigerian military government, along with eight other Ogoni activists, for protesting against the devastation of the Niger Delta by oil companies, particularly Royal Dutch Shell. If Shell is convicted, the case will provide precedence for holding transnational companies owned or operated in the United States responsible for human rights atrocities committed overseas.

May 26th