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Extracción Petrolera en Alta Mar: el plan de Trump

Escrito por Rachael Goldberg, traducido por María Sánchez Esteban El 20 de Abril del año 2010, el mundo fue testigo del mayor derrame de petróleo en la historia de la industria de hidrocarburos, cuando la estación Deepwater Horizon derramó 4.9 millones de barriles de crudo en el Golfo de México. Ocho años tras este devastador desastre, la Oficina para la Administración de Energías del...

Drilling the Coast: Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

By: Rachael Goldberg On April 20th, 2010, the world witnessed the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig spilled 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Eight years after this devastating disaster, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), under the U.S. Department of the Interior, is in the midst of developing a...

L’eau Est La Vie: “The fight against the Black Snake moves south”

by Matthew Kennedy Only months ago, highly explosive crude oil began to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), or the Black Snake, as it was named by the Indigenous and allied activists at Standing Rock who organized massive opposition to its construction. The pipeline has since then leaked five times along its route. Proposals for dangerous new fossil fuel projects will continue to...

No se trata solo de lo que decimos sino de quien escucha

Original by Andrea Fontana, translated into Spanish by Maria Sanchez Esteban El primer dia en la COP 23. Con la oportunidad de dirigirnos a la sesión plenaria de apertura de los Órganos subsidiarios en la conferencia, en pleno frenesí, redactamos una declaración en representación de la coalición Climate Justice Now. Nos enfocamos en pérdidas y daños y urgimos que las naciones...

Reclaim Power 2018 Demands

This morning civil society from across the globe welcomed party negotiators to the COP23 venue with Reclaim Power's demands that urge governments to start taking action to limit warming to 1.5˚C without destroying the livelihoods of those we are trying to protect. Reclaim Power has eight demands for governments to achieve within the year. It is time for greed to stop dictating the way...