This track investigates our massive dependence on fossil fuels and builds from the power of the communities who subsidise this perverse industry and who suffer gross despoliation. We believe that a transition from fossil fuels must be rapid and urgent and devoid of distractions by way of fixes that depend on the status quo.
A “Conference of Polluters”: How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Shaping Policy at the U.N. Climate Summit
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Today what do we say? Kick the polluters out of the COP Yesterday the world celebrated 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights In the Niger Delta we have endured 60 years of gross oil pollution, gas flares and human rights abuses Today the...read more
Most scenarios limiting warming to 1.5°C involve deployment of risky and unproven technologies. Fossil fuel companies are potential profiteers and proponents of geoengineering. Support for those technologies, e.g in the land sector, could in the future also be sought...read more
living in fear
Juan Lopez Villar
This book explores the general relation between wars, conflicts and natural resources, focusing in particular on two African countries: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan.