fossil fuel industry

Battle for the Earth: Climate crisis, coronavirus and conspiracy theories – Part 8

To what extent is the corona crisis delaying meaningful action on climate change and ecosystem protection? Is it possible that a health crisis is playing into the hands of the fossil fuel industry? Why are the protest movements against government…

Battle for the Earth: The Shocking Extent of the Far-Right Influence Network – Part 7

In order to defend the interests of the fossil fuel industry as well as the other goals of the right-wing libertarian agenda (deregulation, limited government, tax breaks for the wealthy, free trade and globalisation), the far-right billionaires and multimillionaires (“the…

Battle for the Earth: Dirty Oil – It’s not just about carbon, dammit! – Part 4

A climate discussion that focuses solely on carbon emissions gives the impression that the climate measures envisaged by governments will soon really hurt the fossil fuel industry. But focusing solely on CO2 is a choice that the industry itself has…

Battle for the Earth: The Dangerous Deception of “Net Zero by 2050″. Part 3

The most dangerous deception for climate protection at the moment is “Net Zero 2050.” All the climate culprits – Big Oil and corporate-friendly governments – have been quick to adopt this as the new climate target, but it has two…

Battle for the Earth: The baffling strategies of the fossil fuel industry Part1

Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann’s recent book, The New Climate War: the fight to take back our planet, warns forcefully that powerful fossil fuel industry interest groups continue to pour hundreds of millions of dollars a year into covertly…

“A Dream That Comes True”: Standing Rock Elder Hails Order to Shut Down DAPL After Years of Protest

Following years of resistance, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous organizers across the country scored a massive legal victory Monday when a federal judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to be shut down and emptied of all oil, pending…

Now Is the Perfect Time to Fight Climate Change

The oil and gas industry is weaker than ever, offering a perfect opportunity for humanity to pull the plug. By Sonali Kolhatkar While the whole world is consumed with the disastrous coronavirus pandemic, little attention is being paid to that…