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Global oil companies have committed to 'net zero' emissions. It's a sham | Tzeporah Berman and Nathan Taft
The energy industry is like a smoker who goes from one pack a day to two – but claims they’re quitting because they switched to filtered cigarettes

Tzeporah Berman and Nathan Taft

03, Mar, 2021 @11:30 AM

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The climate crisis can't be solved by carbon accounting tricks | Simon Lewis
Disaster looms if big finance is allowed to game the carbon offsetting markets to achieve ‘net zero’ emissions, says climate scientist and writer Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis

03, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Who will clean up the 'billion-dollar mess' of abandoned US oilwells?
As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Heather Hansman

25, Feb, 2021 @9:15 AM

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'It's cultural genocide': inside the fight to stop a pipeline on tribal lands
The Line 3 route traverses land that Native American pipeline opponents say is protected by US treaties with Ojibwe nations

Sheila Regan in Minnesota

19, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Oil firms should disclose carbon output, says BlackRock
World’s biggest investor wants polluting industries to set targets to cut emissions and reach net zero

Jasper Jolly and Jillian Ambrose

17, Feb, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Nigerians can bring claims against Shell in UK, supreme court rules
Ogale and Bille villagers say Shell oil operations have caused severe pollution including to their drinking water

Sandra Laville and Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

12, Feb, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Coalition urged to confront Australia's 'severe fuel insecurity' as Altona oil refinery closes
Business leaders call for an aggressive push into lower emission vehicles after ExxonMobil confirms closure

Graham Readfearn

10, Feb, 2021 @3:58 AM

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Celebrities call on Biden and Harris to shut down Dakota Access pipeline
Indigenous leaders, environmental groups and celebrities including Cher and Robert Downey Jr urge White House in letter

Nina Lakhani

09, Feb, 2021 @6:26 PM

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How Biden is reversing Trump's assault on the environment
The new president is focusing on seven key areas to reverse a legacy of environmental destruction and climate denialism

Oliver Milman and Alvin Chang

02, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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UK North Sea oil rigs release as much CO2 as coal-fired power station – study
Rigs burn off enough unwanted gas to heat 1m homes, UK regulator said last year

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

01, Feb, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Biden killed the Keystone Pipeline. Good, but he doesn't get a climate pass just yet | Nick Estes
Democrats’ climate record is mixed – and it’s largely pressure from Indigenous and environmental groups that’s pushed them to act

Nick Estes

28, Jan, 2021 @11:11 AM

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Mining giant Glencore faces human rights complaint over toxic spill in Chad
Dozens of villagers, including children, claim they suffered severe burns and sickness after contact with contaminated water

Kate Hodal

28, Jan, 2021 @7:30 AM

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