Campaigners in South Africa halt Shell's oil exploration

Local campaigners have blocked Shell from exploring oil on South Africa’s eastern coastline. In a battle pitting the oil company against the community, the court ruled that Shell halt its seismic tests.

Oil giant accused of downplaying climate risks

French oil company TotalEnergies knew at least 50 years ago about a link between burning fossil fuels and global warming, researchers have said.

Big Oil's devastating pollution plan

In 2018, ExxonMobil announced its intention to reduce its methane emissions and gas burning. But newly leaked documents reveal that Exxon actually plans to increase its carbon production by 17% by the year 2025. 

Oil industry is spending billions on increasing plastics production

Petrochemical manufacturers are building 11 new ethylene plants on the Gulf Coast, with capacity for polyethylene growing by 30 percent as developing nations' demand for petrochemical/chemical products continues to increase.

New Zealand Launches Dramatic Ban on All Future Off-Shore Oil Exploration

“Unless we make decisions today that will essentially take effect in 30 or more years’ time, we run the risk of acting too late and causing abrupt shocks to communities and our country,” said NZ Prime Minister.