Will the clean energy transition be exploited to justify another wave of colonialist dispossession of Indigenous lands?
We must ensure that transforming our energy system does not mean violating the rights of people who have lived for generations on lands containing valuable resources. This #HumanRightsDay we celebrate the activism of Indigenous leaders, and highlight key lessons from Oxfam’s work in Peru in defending the right to decide.
US Treasury’s new guidance on phasing out support of fossil fuels is welcome—but lacks critical detail
As the UN sounded the alarm that we’re close to the point of no return on the climate crisis, the US Treasury published new guidance about phasing out support for fossil-fuel based energy. Is it enough?
The newly introduced ReWIND Act in Congress would ensure that COVID-19 relief efforts target those most in need—rather than prop up fossil fuel companies.