In the race to phase out coal and oil, gas has been branded as a greener and cleaner midterm solution as we shift towards renewable energy systems. In our interview with Ya'ara Peretz from the Gastivists Collective, she tells us why clean gas is a dirty lie, and how fossil gas fuels destruction and geopolitical conflict.
BREAKING: Cambo licence extended for two years
The UK government had a chance today to make the right decision and side with the people of the UK. But once again they chose to cast their lot with oil giants Shell and Siccar Point Energy. New oil and gas fields offer no solution to the UK’s energy problems. That the government is still encouraging them is a scandal.
New fast-tracked fields will create huge emissions but not lower bills
The six new North Sea oil and gas fields reportedly set to be fast-track this year will produce levels of CO2 equal to almost half the UK’s yearly total emissions, according to new analysis.
Stop Cambo Reaction to the Chancellor's Spring Statement
The eye watering rise in the price of oil and gas is why a quarter of UK households won’t be able to pay their energy bills this Autumn, and yet the oil and gas companies, who are swimming in profits, have not been asked to put their hand in their pocket to help.
BREAKING: Shell is asking the UK government to approve the Jackdaw gas field. We're here to stop it.
We know Jackdaw will do nothing to help energy independence or lower energy costs, but it create huge profits for Shell and lock us even further into our dependency on fossil fuels.
“Every oil and gas field we stop saves lives”: How the climate crisis affects public health in the UK
Climate change is the biggest threat to public health in the UK and globally, with its impacts now undeniably felt across the world. We spoke to Abi Deivanayagam from Race & Health on how fossil fuels increase risk of disease, and why marginalised groups are disproportionately affected.
This International Women’s Day, we must recognise that climate change is not gender neutral
In the struggle for climate justice, we must aim to dismantle the dysfunctional societal systems which created climate change in the first place - and the oppression of women is one of the pillars carrying those systems which endanger our hope for a livable future. For this International Women’s Day, we asked a group of female climate leaders for their message to the world.