After decades of hydrocarbon extraction, the balance is always negative.
Oilwatch is a network that builds solidarity and promotes a common identity in the the peoples of the Global South seeking to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction activities that degrades territories, socially and environmentally.
Oilwatch Africa and Others condemn the Assassination of Thulani Maseko
The gruesome assassination of Thulani Maseko, a highly decorated human rights lawyer, on Saturday 21 January 2023 marked a dastardly low in the attacks meted to human and democracy rights in Swaziland. Oilwatch Africa and other civil society organisations in Africa...
A Compromised COP28
Oilwatch frowns at the choice of the head of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company in United Arab Emirate (UAE) to preside over COP28. The past COPs have had overbearing presence of delegates from the fossil fuels sector. Indeed, at COP27 held in El Sharm Sheikh, Egypt, the...
COP: Damaged and Lost
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Conference of Parties (COP) have studiously avoided naming fossil fuels as the Primary source of greenhouse gases driving climate change. The United Nations estimates that fossil fuels account...
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