ACROSS THE WORLD, BUILDING OUR ENERGY FUTURE

Rooted in science, innovation at ExxonMobil is sparked by thousands of engineers and scientists – including 2,500 PhDs – working to scale promising ideas into viable, industrial-grade products. That dedication influences the entire business, from catalysts that help make refineries more energy efficient to longer-term research that scales up low-emission technologies. The research isn’t siloed in company labs. It’s fuelled […]

Why protecting Indigenous communities can also help save the Earth

Why protecting Indigenous communities can also help save the Earth

Read Full Article HERE Indigenous peoples are critical guardians of biodiversity. Here’s what we can learn For thousands of years, Indigenous communities have been caretakers of the environment, protecting their lands, respecting wildlife and utilizing traditional knowledge passed down through generations. Today, they continue to safeguard some of the most biodiverse areas on the planet. Almost 50% of the world’s land mass […]

Opinion: Eco-social justice in an anthropocentric world

Opinion: Eco-social justice in an anthropocentric world

Nicci Attfield, James Reed The Ecological Citizen Vol 4 No 2 2021: epub-036 [online first] First published: 27 January 2021  |  Permanent URL  |  Download citation in RIS format In a recent post on the Earth Tongues blog, Patrick Curry (2020) argues that “identity politics and exclusive social justice activism have serious flaws,” as their anthropocentric focus on human beings and how they relate to the world turns a blind eye to ecology. […]

Scientists turn CO2 into jet fuel

Scientists turn CO2 into jet fuel

Jon Fingas, Associate Editor Researchers may have found a way to reduce the environmental impact of air travel in situations when electric aircraft and alternative fuels aren’t practical. Wired reports that Oxford University scientists have successfully turned CO2 into jet fuel, raising the possibility of conventionally-powered aircraft with net zero emissions. The technique effectively reverses the process of burning fuel by relying on the organic combustion method. The […]

Strife with indigenous groups could derail Ecuador’s drive to be a mining power

By Alexandra Valencia, Brian Ellsworth QUITO (Reuters) – Conflicts with indigenous communities have stalled operations at Ecuador’s San Carlos Panantza copper mining project, which the government of President Lenin Moreno had long pointed to as an example of mining sector expansion that would generate $40 billion in export revenue over the next decade. Many now view the $3 billion project bankrolled by […]

The FCC Is Allowing 5G Towers on Indigenous Land Without Tribal Consent

By Sophie Stuber The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is approving the construction of 5G towers on what could be sacred Indigenous lands without tribal consent, VICE News has found. Muscogee (Creek) Nation works on projects in 12 states across the midwest and southern U.S., and is expected to inspect proposals for every 5G tower that goes up in those states. On […]