Some oil industry leaders have been “conspicuous by their silence” on racism and global protests, according to the chairman of a group for black and minority (BME) engineers.
BP’s North Sea boss has said Greenpeace activists told him they targeted the company because they believed BP “can actually make a difference” on climate change.
Climate change activists made their way to Elgin yesterday to protest as energy bosses met in the town.
A group of demonstrators have staged a climate change protest at Heathrow Airport.
Overnight clashes between protesters and security forces in Iran killed nine people, state television reported on Tuesday, including some rioters who tried to storm a police station to steal weapons.
Business owners shuttered shops, a burned police station stood charred black and a state officer in western Venezuela was under arrest following a spasm of violence that resulted in at least four deaths in anti-government protests.
Petrofac is remaining tight-lipped on reports it plans to leave Tunisia if protests over jobs continue, according to reports.
Riot police have used tear gas during violent clashes in central Paris to disperse crowds who attacked shops during a protest against a divisive labour law reform.
The village of Balcombe which was at the centre of protests against fracking has moved a step towards of becoming self-sufficient through renewable energy with the installation of solar panels at two schools. More than 50 local investors have helped pay for the panels which are being put up at Balcombe Primary School and Turners Hill School following a pilot scheme which saw 69 panels installed on a cowshed at Grange Farm. The village is also aiming to install a 5MW solar farm at nearby Chiddinglye Farm, West Hoathly, which would mean enough electricity produced to supply both Balcombe and West Hoathly.