Greenpeace BP protest
Greenpeace activists shut down BP offices ahead of AGM

Climate campaigners have locked themselves in heavy containers placed to block all entrances to the energy giant’s headquarters

University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge accepts calls to further explore divestment options

The move follows increasing concern from staff and students regarding the university’s financial investments in oil, gas and coal businesses

Oil and gas exploration
ExxonMobil signs deal to explore 28,000 sq km in offshore Namibia

The territory extends from the shoreline to around 215 kilometres offshore, with depths of up to 4,000 metres at points

Fossil fuel investment
Planned $4.9tn oil and gas investment ‘not compatible with climate goals’

Global Witness suggests any extraction of new oil and gas reserves will see the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal be surpassed

CCUS ‘crucial to driving global decarbonisation agenda’

The head of the Organising Committee of the World Energy Congress believes the utilisation of carbon is an area that needs development

Sweden ‘leading the way towards a low carbon future’

It is the second lowest carbon intensive economy among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency

Court ruling
Friends of the Earth takes Shell to court

The environmental group claims it wants to force the energy giant ‘to cease its destruction of the climate’

Iron ore granules
Project to clean up iron and steel production moves forward

An industry partnership made up of LKAB, SSAB and Vattenfall is building a biofuel-fired iron ore pellet plant as part of the scheme

Arctic landscape
President Trump’s order to reopen Arctic to oil drilling was ‘unlawful’

The current US President attempted to overrule a ban brought in by Barack Obama prohibiting offshore drilling in the region

US fossil fuels
‘Most Americans support drastically reducing fossil fuel use’

According to a new poll, many US citizens believe this would be a good way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change