“Following the storms, a coalition of environmental NGOs brings a class-action suit against the US government and fossil-fuel companies on the grounds of neglecting what scientists (including their own) have been saying for years: that something must be done. A social reaction to the use of fossil fuels grows, and individuals become ‘vigilante environmentalists’ in the same way, a generation earlier, they had become fiercely anti-tobacco. Direct-action campaigns against companies escalate. Young consumers, especially, demand action …” From a 1998 Shell scenario planning exercise. Anyone else see a comparison to Big Tobacco and litigation?
The Daily Excess Express surpassed itself with its ‘one year to Brexit’ cover. a) ooh, look – a cliff edge b) the photographer says they artificially whitened up the cliffs. Oops.
This is a conversational blog written and maintained by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of Oxfam's agreed policies.