Publications


  • Local Government Pensions, Fossil Fuels & the Transition to a New Economy

    Local governments in the UK have pension funds worth over £230 billion. £14 billion of this – over 6% – is invested into fossil fuel corporations. The briefing Local Government Pensions, Fossil Fuels & the Transition to a New Economy analyses the breakdown of investments of all UK local authorities through their 101 pensions funds, responsible…

    24 Sep 2015 admin
  • All That Glitters: Sport, BP and Repression in Azerbaijan

    All That Glitters: Sport, BP and Repression in Azerbaijan

    All that Glitters was published to mark the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 European Games in Baku. The inaugural European Games Baku 2015 are about much more than medals. Held in Azerbaijan at the height of a systematic crackdown on human rights and democracy, the Games are the first of a series of international sporting…

    11 Jun 2015 admin
  • Mind the Gap: Contradictions in Tate’s ethical decision-making over BP

    Mind the Gap: Contradictions in Tate’s ethical decision-making over BP

    In 2016 Tate will decide whether to renew its current five-year sponsorship deal with BP. Tate’s Ethics Committee last reviewed BP sponsorship in 2010-11 to make a recommendation to the art museum’s Board of Trustees for or against renewal. This happened while increasing numbers of artists, Tate members, gallery visitors and commentators were challenging BP’s…

    10 Jun 2015 anna
  • كتاب جديد: الثورة القادمة في شمال أفريقيا: الكفاح من أجل العدالة المناخية

    كتاب جديد: الثورة القادمة في شمال أفريقيا: الكفاح من أجل العدالة المناخية

    PDF الكتاب سكان شمال أفريقيا الذين ستتعرض حياتهم أكثر للتغيير جرّاء تغير المناخ هم صغار المزارعين في دلتا النيل، وصيادي الأسماك من جربة، سكان عين صلاح في الجزائر، والملايين الذين يعيشون في مستوطنات غير رسمية في القاهرة وتونس والجزائر. ولكنهم مهمشون وممنوعون من تشكيل مستقبلهم. بدلا من ذلك، تُصاغ مخططات الطاقة والمناخ من قبل الحكومات…

    28 Apr 2015 admin
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  • Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

    Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

    Order Artwash for just £10 (RRP £12.99) UK postage or collect in person:[wp_cart:Artwash:price:10:shipping:0:end] Go to our shop for checkout and more options As major oil companies face continual public backlash, many have found it helpful to engage in “art washing”—donating large sums to cultural institutions to shore up their good name. But what effect does…

    21 Jan 2015 anna
  • Russian Roulette. The impact of sanctions against Russia on international oil companies

    Russian Roulette. The impact of sanctions against Russia on international oil companies

    This briefing by Platform, Greenpeace UK and ShareAction outlines the main European and US sanctions that impact IOCs operating in Russia. It details the impact of these sanctions on planned joint ventures involving Exxon, Statoil, Eni and Shell. It also examines the unique consequences for BP as a holder of a 19.75% stake in Rosneft…

    1 Dec 2014 anna
  • Civil society statement on the process to implement the UN Environment Programme’s 2011 assessment of Ogoniland

    On September 16th 2014 the Ministry of Petroleum of Nigeria held a multi-stakeholder workshop on the implementation of the UN Environment Programme’s 2011 assessment of Ogoniland. We, the undersigned organisations –, while welcoming a process to address the oil pollution in Ogoniland and the economic, environmental and health effects of this pollution – believe that…

    28 Nov 2014 admin
  • A manifesto for Energy beyond Neoliberalism

    A manifesto for Energy beyond Neoliberalism

    We’ve written a manifesto titled Energy beyond Neoliberalism: “This is a call for energy democracy. Not energy security or energy separation. A survivable and just energy future means breaking the grip of elite interests on our energy systems, ending dependency, increasing autonomy, building diverse power structures through which we can hold one another to account,…

    17 Nov 2014 admin
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  • Pumping Revenue into Israel’s coffers: the Israeli-Jordan Gas Deal

    Pumping Revenue into Israel’s coffers: the Israeli-Jordan Gas Deal

    Our new report reveals just how much money Jordanian electricity users will be contributing to Israeli budgets – if the proposed gas import deal goes ahead. In September 2014, the Jordanian National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) signed an agreement with Noble Energy to import large quantities of gas from Israeli-controlled East Mediterranean waters. The proposed…

    5 Nov 2014 admin

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