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Chevron's excuses go into overdrive

Despite being found guilty, Chevron is still trying to squirm out of responsibility for its massive oil spills in the Amazon, as this video hilariously demonstrates.

Filed in: Oil Pollution

Nigeria’s fuel subsidy: the spark that lit the fire

By cutting the fuel subsidy the Nigerian government has snatched away the main benefit to the people from the country’s oil wealth, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Activism Nigeria Oil

Chevron found guilty in Ecuador… again

But it won’t be long before they come up with another excuse, says Mike G from the Rainforest Action Network.

Filed in: Ecuador Environment Forests Oil Pollution

Fracking the world

Hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’ – Big Oil’s newest way to extract natural gas from an exhausted planet – comes with a terrible environmental price tag. Joyce Nelson digs deeper.

Filed in: Canada Oil Pollution United States

Oil or life? Ecuador’s stark choice

Esme McAvoy is in the Amazon to find out what’s happening to the Yasuní proposal.

Filed in: Ecuador Forests Oil

Climate criminal Canada sets its sights on Europe

6th round of Canada-EU trade negotiations, Brussels: 16-21 January

Filed in: Canada Climate Change Oil

That petrol emotion: BP's 'cleanup' of the Gulf of Mexico

Adam Ma’anit peers beyond the smoke and mirrors at BP’s ‘clean up’ of the Gulf of Mexico.

Filed in: Oceans Oil United States

Taking on Tarmageddon

The international campaign to shut down the tar sands is shaping up to be an iconic battle, reports Jess Worth.

Filed in: Canada Climate Change First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil

‘Speak to us first!’

People from the Ecuadorian rainforest tell Fabrício Guamán what they think of their Government’s proposal to leave petroleum in the ground.

Filed in: Ecuador Oil

Endgame in the Amazon

Is Ecuador’s bold proposal not to exploit a billion barrels of oil in the Yasuní National Park a serious option for combating climate change? If so, the world is going to have to move fast, warns Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Mining Oil Sustainability

Gabon

Gabon is a good example of why judging how well a country is doing by per-capita income is just useless. It is oil-rich and yet half the population lives below the poverty line. World Bank/IMF strictures are doing their part to help keep it that way.

Filed in: Gabon IMF Oil Poverty World Bank

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