Complaint seeks resettlement and just compensation from royal Dutch Shell and UK banks for damage caused by Sakhalin II Oil and Gas project

Today, residents living adjacent to a highly polluting liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and oil and gas export terminals on Sakhalin Island, Russia, filed a complaint against Royal Dutch Shell and three of the largest UK banks: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Standard Chartered, and Barclays, for their failure to …

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year 2011-10-10 10:45:00.0 GMT By Simon Clark and Lananh Nguyen Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) — The world’s entire population can have electricity and cleaner stoves by 2030 if $48 billion is invested each year, the International Energy Agency said in …