#Oil

  • Article: How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    By Helen Lock|Feb. 25, 2020

    The UK aid-funded platform Energise Africa has helped 452,000 people switch from kerosine to solar. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Kills 4.5 Million People Every Year

    Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Kills 4.5 Million People Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 18, 2020

    This pollution also costs the global economy an estimated $2.9 trillion annually. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?
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    Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    Boris Johnson announced UK aid will support low-carbon alternatives instead. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Needs to 'Be Ready' for Oil Decline, Says Environment Minister

    Nigeria Needs to 'Be Ready' for Oil Decline, Says Environment Minister

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 20, 2019

    Nigeria is currently Africa's largest oil-producing country. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 22, 2019

    “People in the north-east are cleaning the oil from the coast with their own hands.” Read more

  • Article: Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Renewable energy just provided 40% of all of Britain’s electricity needs. Read more

  • Article: The UK's Oil and Gas Industry Has a Message for Greta Thunberg and Other Youth Activists

    The UK's Oil and Gas Industry Has a Message for Greta Thunberg and Other Youth Activists

    By Helen Lock|June 5, 2019

    "We are listening because we want the world to be a better place too." Read more

  • Article: Judge's Historic Ruling Says US Can't Drill on Public Lands Without Climate Change Review

    Judge's Historic Ruling Says US Can't Drill on Public Lands Without Climate Change Review

    By Joe McCarthy|March 21, 2019

    “We need to make radically different decisions across the board.” Read more