Extractivism

May 23, 2024
Ann Louise Deslandes

Candidates in Mexico’s upcoming general election promise to fix water scarcity, but the problem runs deeper than the polls.

April 29, 2024
Patricia Rodríguez

For one researcher and member of the Colombian environmental movement, confronting the climate crisis—and the false solutions proposed to address it—means transforming society as we know it.

April 19, 2024
Giada Ferrucci and Pedro Cabezas

The Bukele administration’s case against five community leaders, environmental activists, and former FMLN members sparks international outcry.

February 13, 2024
Patricia Rodríguez

For a small farmer in Rio de Janeiro state, a private port catering to the fossil fuel industry has brought a decade-long struggle to remain on the land.

February 12, 2024
Patricia Rodriguez

President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s administration brought high hopes of reversing devastating environmental destruction. Will a new fossil fuel boom undermine promises for change?

January 16, 2024
Patricia Rodríguez

From Patagonia, an environmental activist discusses her community’s struggle against a new oil pipeline and the threats of expanding extractivism in their territory.

January 15, 2024
Patricia Rodríguez

With another oil and gas bonanza brewing and a new far-right president in the Casa Rosada, people-led proposals for a just energy transition are more urgent than ever.

December 20, 2023
Giovana Girardi for Agência Pública

New calculation shows CO2 emissions from burning Equatorial Margin oil are 3 times Brazil’s goal for 2030.

December 19, 2023
Eliana Lafone and Rebecca Wilson

Kichwa activist Leo Cerda discusses the crucial role of national and global alliances in transitioning from extractive fossil fuels to greener alternatives.

December 11, 2023
Michael Fox with Jorge Cuéllar

From dampening appetite for foreign investment to enlivening environmental struggles in neighboring countries, the recent victory of Panama’s historic anti-mining movement reverberates beyond borders.

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