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.
On 20th August 2023, 5.2 million citizens of Ecuador voted in a national referendum to keep the oil in the soil at Yasuni. 3.6 million others voted to extract the oil. The referendum held 10 years after the original petition, showed the triumph of a citizenry with the...
The Case for a Just Energy Transition from Fossil Fuel Production in Africa Transitioning in a fair way requires local decision making and consultation to allow communities to determine how energy transition should look in their regions. However, some board principles...
Oilwatch is pleased to announce a call for proposals for small grants of USD $5,000 to support grassroots groups and movements working on projects aligned with its principles and focused on addressing the issues of fossil fuels impacts, Building...
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Oilwatch is a network of resistance to the negative impacts of the oil and gas industry on peoples and their environments.