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Fossil Fuel Racism: How Phasing Out Oil, Gas, and Coal Can Protect Communities

by admin | April 14, 2021

Fossil fuels — coal, oil, and gas — lie at the heart of the crises we face, including public health, racial injustice, and climate change. The Fossil Fuel Racism report synthesizes existing research and provides new analysis that finds that the fossil fuel industry contributes to public health harms that kill hundreds of thousands of […]

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Pandemic Crisis, Systemic Decline: Why Exploiting the COVID-19 Crisis Will Not Save the Oil, Gas, and Plastic Industries

by admin | September 28, 2020

The report documents how long-term systemic declines in the oil and gas industry had been accumulating long before the coronavirus pandemic emerged. Compounded by the impacts of the pandemic and related economic crisis, the industry’s collapse has accelerated, with leading companies losing an average of 45% of their value since the start of 2020.

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How Fracked Gas, Cheap Oil, and Unburnable Coal are Driving the Plastics Boom

by admin | April 16, 2020

How Fracked Gas, Cheap Oil, and Unburnable Coal are Driving the Plastics Boom is the second in an ongoing series, Fueling Plastics, that examines the links between plastics and fossil fuels.

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New EU rules for methane must cover petrochemicals and supply chain if it is to honour climate commitments, environmental NGOs urge

by Bethany Spendlove Keeley | December 8, 2021

Brussels, 08 December, 2021 In a bid to become a global leader on reducing methane emissions, the European Commission plans to table its proposal for a Methane Regulation this 14 December – but it’s expected that it will not include full coverage of supply chains, nor inclusion of petrochemicals, as the European Parliament had asked […]

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Member Stories

COVID-19 and the False Promises of Plastics

by Janssen Calvelo, Southeast Asia Network Organizer, #breakfreefromplastic | April 23, 2021

Plastic Flood Amid the Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically caused an increase in plastic consumption globally. This has been necessitated by the need to safeguard ordinary people and communities from the transmission of COVID-19. The result, however, is a dramatic increase in masks, syringes, gloves, and other PPEs. Recently, plastic syringes have been found […]

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