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    UK Approves New Shell Gas Field It Rejected in October

    UK Approves New Shell Gas Field It Rejected in October

    Amidst concerns about high energy prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UK government has approved a North Sea gas field that it had previously rejected in October over concerns that it would contribute to the climate crisis.  The Jackdaw gas field is located to the east of Aberdeen in Scotland and has the potential […]

    G7 Countries to End Overseas Funding for Fossil Fuel Development

    G7 Countries to End Overseas Funding for Fossil Fuel Development

    The G7 countries representing the world’s biggest economies made important climate commitments at the conclusion of three days of talks in Berlin on Friday, May 27.  The nations’ climate, energy, and environment ministers agreed to largely decarbonize their electricity sectors by 2035, phase out the use of coal, end inefficient fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 […]

    New Zealand Grandmother Converts Old Honda Into Electric Car

    New Zealand Grandmother Converts Old Honda Into Electric Car

    A New Zealand grandma has found a way to be the change she wants to see in the world. Sixty-three year old Rosemary Penwarden converted an old Honda into an electric vehicle that she charges with home solar panels. “I suppose I should thank the oil companies, like Anadarko, NZ oil and gas, Shell, OMV, […]

    Meet the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

    Meet the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

    A teenage girl in California who shut down a toxic oil-drilling site; a Nigerian lawyer who got long-overdue justice for communities devastated by two Shell pipeline spills; two Indigenous Ecuadorians who protected their ancestral lands from gold mining. These are just some of the inspiring winners of this year’s so-called “Green Nobel Prize.” The Goldman […]