Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.
Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.
"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."
Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.
More proposed rules to fix a broken regulatory system are a distraction from the real issue of the government failing to hold the oil industry accountable.
More than 40 cities have enacted bans on new gas infrastructure, but in the Pacific Northwest one company is trying a new tactic to head off climate policy.
For nearly a decade, pipeline companies have relied on the contested Nationwide Permit 12 when their projects cross waterbodies in the U.S.
Campaigners say there is growing dissatisfaction among Barclay’s shareholders over the bank’s approach to climate change.
After years of uncertainty, communities are demanding proper compensation from major oil companies who will soon begin construction of a major pipeline through their land.
People of color and those with incomes below the poverty line are more likely to live near oil refineries where air monitors show benzene levels that should trigger federal action.