Energy giant Shell misleading US authorities, investors and the public by labelling fossil fuels as “renewable”
Just 1.5% of Shell’s total expenditure in 2021 was invested into wind and solar power generation, despite claims of much higher investment into renewable energy
Massive 127% profit rise for Chevron does nothing for ordinary Americans
Chevron's profits announcement comes as Californians struggle to rebuild after climate-driven floods earlier this month consumed roads, businesses, and homes
Facebook failed to detect death threats against election workers ahead of US midterm elections
New investigation exposes how Facebook approved ads inciting violence against US election workers, while YouTube and TikTok were able to detect and reject these ads
Facebook and TikTok fail to block deceptive ads with blatant US midterms disinformation
Major social media platforms approved disinformation in ads test
US gas export industry sees wartime windfall as lobbyists wish list becomes Biden policy
Powerful gas industry, with President’s support, exploits Russian war on Ukraine to boost profits
President Biden must declare a climate emergency and use his full powers to combat the climate crisis
President Biden has yet to declare the patently obvious, that the world is experiencing a climate emergency. Global Witness is among over 1,000 organizations who have urged the US President to issue an emergency declaration that would unleash the full power of the presidential authority to address the greatest existential crisis the world is facing.
Seismic change needed at Glencore following a decade of corruption
In response to Glencore’s decade of corruption, civil society groups call for urgent action from the company and its partners
Secretive Biden Energy Task Force appears illegal - “reminiscent of Trump”
GW letter calls on POTUS to make key group transparent
Urgent US Legislation Needed to Protect World’s Forests
Global Witness calls on US Congress to pass urgently needed legislation to end financing of deforestation, which is a leading cause of climate-critical forest destruction.
Russian invasion of Ukraine will net the US oil and gas industry a windfall of $37 to $126 billion in 2022
As American families continue to be hammered by skyrocketing gasoline prices, US oil and gas companies are poised to reap tens of billions in windfall profits thanks to high wartime prices
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