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‘Clean energy revolution’ crucial to ensure growth in poorer countries – Ban

‘Clean energy revolution’ crucial to ensure growth in poorer countries – Ban | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called today for a “clean energy revolution” to help the estimated three billion people that lack modern power and urged countries to recognize the impact that energy security has on all aspects of development.
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No to tar sands, yes to hope

No to tar sands, yes to hope | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it
Today hundreds of Canadians gathered on Parliament Hill to send a clear message to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Canadian government: stop the reckless expansion of the tar sands....
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SRI Monitor: Fracking Under Pressure

"Fracking under pressure: what’s going on in the world of fracking today, and what responsible investors should be aware of."

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Ethical Oil: Choose Your Poison

Ethical Oil: Choose Your Poison | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it

There's oil, and then there's oil. Right? Or is there only, you know, oil? Does it matter, ethically, where the oil we consume comes from?"

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There Will Be Oil, But At What Price? - Chris Nelder and Gregor Macdonald - Harvard Business Review

There Will Be Oil, But At What Price? - Chris Nelder and Gregor Macdonald - Harvard Business Review | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it

"The connection between oil shocks and recessions has been understood for decades. We have ample historical evidence that when petroleum expenditures reach 5% of GDP, recession typically follows..."

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Remote possibilities | Corporate Knights

Remote possibilities | Corporate Knights | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it

"Northern communities depend heavily on increasingly expensive diesel fuel. It's a manageable climate-action target for the feds. So why hasn't Ottawa pulled the trigger?"

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Venezuela Again Rejects Oil Settlement Talks

Venezuela Again Rejects Oil Settlement Talks | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it

Venezuela rejected talk that the government was planning to settle with companies like Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips outside of official arbitration proceedings for compensation for projects nationalized by President Hugo Chavez nearly...

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Indigenous peoples suffer abuses in race for natural resources – UN rights expert

Indigenous peoples suffer abuses in race for natural resources – UN rights expert | Ethics of Resource Extraction | Scoop.it
Extraction of natural resources and other major development projects in or near the territories of indigenous peoples is one of the most significant sources of abuse of their human rights worldwide, an independent United Nations expert warned today.
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