After perpetrating what is probably the worst oil-related catastrophe on Earth - a 20,000 hectare death zone in Ecuador, known as the “Amazon Chernobyl” - the Chevron Corporation has spent two decades and over a billion dollars trying to avoid responsibility. In 2011, Indigenous and peasant villagers won an $9.5-billion compensation judgement in Ecuador. Chevron, despite accepting jurisdiction in Ecuador to avoid a US jury trial, refused to pay.
ReachTEL conducted a survey of 1,669 residents across Australia on behalf of Greenpeace Australia Pacific. The survey on Australian’s attitudes towards nuclear weapons was conducted during the night of 13 September 2017.
Hurricane Harvey is a reminder of the cost we pay for climate denial and inaction, Ryan Schleeter writes.
With rain expected to continue falling through this Friday, what we already know about Hurricane Harvey paints a devastating picture.
BP and Total have suffered a massive setback in their plans to drill for oil near the Amazon Reef. The companies’ joint application for a drilling permit is in crisis, after the Brazilian government rejected their environmental impact study.