The decision of the people of Ecuador to halt oil extraction in the Yasuní is a trend-setting precedent of global importance and a victory that Canadians should build upon.
Despite the meteoric rise of wind and solar, fossil energy sources have met most new demand in fast-growing economies.
The International Energy Agency moved up the date when it expects oil demand to peak to before 2030. Electric vehicle growth is a big part of the reason.
Pouring these products down the sink causes society-wide problems for the entire sewerage system and the workers who maintain it.
China’s partnership with Russia has been unbalanced in recent years, as Beijing grew more powerful.
Over a decade of protest led to the banning of fuel exploration in New Zealand waters. As this extract from a new book explains, that ‘win’ is still precarious and may depend on the election result.
Governments are more than regulators — they are also major greenhouse gas emitters.
Australia continues to support unlimited growth in fossil fuel production and export, flying in the face of the latest IPCC report. Mapped: 67 new coal, and 49 gas/oil projects.
Biden vowed ‘no more drilling on federal lands,’ but Russia’s war on Ukraine and pressures at home are hard to ignore.
You won’t like this idea – but we may well need oil and gas companies to make green hydrogen and green chemicals a reality
Political will is necessary for governments to move away from oil. But alternative energies are not all that they seem, and should be considered carefully beyond the appearance of sustainability.
Russia tried to weaponize energy to keep European nations from opposing its war in Ukraine, but the real pain from Putin’s actions and Western sanctions has been felt far from Europe.
Developing countries are expected to quit coal faster than any energy transition in history.
The joint border commission between Kenya and South Sudan is a step in the right direction.
The Los Angeles area has over 20,000 active, idle or abandoned oil wells. The city and county have voted to ban new ones after studies showed health problems in residents living nearby.
The region is well placed to satisfy China’s huge oil needs.
A leading climate scientist explains why going over 1.5 degrees Celsius puts the world in a danger zone.
Smaller international deals and fossil free zones point a way forward.
Adequate wastewater treatment systems are crucial to ensure that wastewater from the oil industry does less damage.
130 countries have signed a pledge to cut methane emissions by 30%. Success could have a swift impact on global warming.