Projection on US Department of Energy headquarters calls on Biden to reverse course on fossil gas boom
Global Witness projects onto the US Department of Energy (DOE) calling out the stark contrast between the current trajectory of the US to flood the world with climate-wrecking fossil gas and Biden’s climate promises.
US set to become world’s biggest exporter of climate-wrecking liquefied fossil gas under Biden
Such a trajectory would blow the world past the agreed Paris Climate Agreement targets of limiting warming to under 1.5 degrees Celsius – an agreement to which Biden signed the US back onto as one of his first acts as president.
Household brands and global financiers including BlackRock linked to clearance of tropical rainforest, human rights abuses in Papua New Guinea
Undercover investigation reveals tainted palm oil has been sold on to household brands including Kellogg’s, Nestlé, and The Hershey Company
US Congress must pass new bill to help end deforestation around the world
The US should seize the opportunity to be a leader in promoting good governance, protecting indigenous people, and end its complicity in the destruction of the world’s climate-critical forests.
New US legislation provides critical support for the people of Myanmar in their struggle against the illegal military coup
We welcome the introduction of the BURMA Act today and urge Congress to move quickly to pass this important piece of legislation
European Parliament votes to back EU support for fossil gas pipelines
MEPs today voted to lock in EU support for fossil gas infrastructure after a key vote on future energy law
Pro-gas rapporteur on controversial EU energy revision refuses to reveal who has lobbied him
Secrecy over key MEP's lobbying ahead of major vote
Global Witness reports 227 land and environmental activists murdered in a single year, the worst figure on record
As the climate crisis intensifies, violence against defenders of the earth is escalating
European Parliament at risk of losing sight of climate crisis by getting ready to support new fossil gas projects
NGOs call on MEPs to stop gas funding
Global Witness calls on EHRC and ICO to investigate Facebook for breaking anti-discrimination and data protection laws
We are submitting complaints to both regulatory bodies, calling for investigations into whether the algorithms used to promote job ads infringe the Equality Act and the data protection laws outlined in GDPR
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