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Will Exxon pay for years of polluting and climate denialism?

For the past few months, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been investigating ExxonMobil to determine if the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company lied to the public or investors about the risks of climate change to its future business, based on the firm’s own internal studies. Read the interview with

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[Op-Ed] A Rockefeller explains: Why I lost faith in Exxon Mobil, and donated my shares

My great-grandfather, John D. Rockefeller Sr., created the Standard Oil Company and I inherited shares in the companies it spun off, including Exxon Mobil. But this year I donated those shares to the nonprofit Rockefeller Family Fund’s Environmental program, which sold them and is using the $400,000 proceeds to fight global warming. I lost faith in Exxon

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Oil Companies Busted For Anti-Clean Energy Lobby

As the groundbreaking UN climate negotiations COP21 begins to take a lion’s share of global news, climate activists are unearthing dirty secrets hidden in the suspicious activities of many Fossil Fuel companies across the globe. Even more distrustful is the fact the ongoing Conference of Parties (COP21) is being funded by the Coal industry, with

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Why Paris Climate agreement should block fossil fuels

Do you ever wonder why despite all efforts global climate change activism put in stamping out dirty energy productions, there seems to be a resisting, highly biased force halting governments’ renewable energy development efforts? Read the full story on New Vision (Uganda).

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Environment advocates: Corporate sponsors use COP21 to appear “green”

Environmental groups have panned companies sponsoring the 2015 Paris Climate Conference for “greenwashing,” or taking advantage of the event to make them look more environmentally friendly. Read more at International Business Times.

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‘Verbied lobby in de fossiele sector’

Bedrijven in de fossiele sector (olie, steenkool, gas) moeten op afstand worden gezet van het klimaatbeleid van overheden. Ze moeten beperkt worden in hun kansen om beleid te beïnvloeden. Dat zeggen organisaties die de lobby van grote ondernemingen volgen. Hier meer lezen  

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COP21: la jeunesse donne de la voix

La lutte contre le réchauffement en chantant, c’est ce que fait la délégation de Samoa qui marche d’un pas décidé vers la grande tente « Générations climat », en marge de la COP21. Le chapiteau des jeunes, comme on dit ici, accueille conférences et performances. En savoir plus sur ici.

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Les entreprises dans la COP21 : une présence ambivalente

Aux côtés de la « zone bleue » dédiée aux négociations sur l’accord climatique, et des « espaces générations climat » consacrés à la société civile, les entreprises aussi ont leur théâtre sur le site de la COP21. Cette « galerie » de 10 000 m2, dans le Musée de l’air du Bourget, doit offrir un panorama des solutions développées par les professionnels

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Why Are So Many Fossil-Fuel Companies Funding the Paris Climate Conference?

While the cardinal rule of politics is “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you,” the funders of the Paris Climate Summit want you to kiss the hand that chokes you. The financial conflict of interest behind the Paris summit—with about 20 percent of the budget brought to you by corporations—is basically an open secret. Corporate

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Bankrolling the Paris Climate Talks

You might not expect fossil fuel companies to pay for a conference designed to shrink their industry. But in Paris, that’s precisely what’s happening. This week and next, roughly 40,000 diplomats, activists, policy experts, and journalists are gathering in the French capital for a round of high-stakes negotiations aimed at slowing climate change. Read the full

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“It’s Going to Burn Our Planet”: Hundreds Protest “Unacceptable” Draft Climate Accord Inside COP21

“It’s the final stretch of negotiations at the United Nations climate change summit, COP21, as representatives from nearly 200 countries attempt to reach a final deal before the weekend. A draft text released Wednesday has nearly 100 outstanding points of disagreement that still need to be resolved, including the role that wealthy and more advanced

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Road To Paris: UN Climate Talks Powered By Fossil Fuel Companies, By Ajiroba Oladipupo

“With broad scientific agreements existing on the alarming impact of climate change, world leaders head to the climate summit with the consciousness that it can no longer be business as usual. This year, negotiators from 195 countries will head to Paris in December for the COP 21 United Nations climate negotiations with an effort to

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