Oil and gas saves lives, improves quality of life and has taken millions out of poverty

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Setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas media stories

ACTIVIST CLAIM: Youth anti-oil and gas activists join Tzeporah Berman’s campaign to mislead the world about the life-changing benefits of oil and gas.

THE FACTS:   Oil and gas saves lives, improves quality of life and has taken millions out of poverty

THE SOURCES:

Young people call for fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty as delegates spar over coal, oil and gas


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Stories that get it right:

Africa has sights set on hydrocarbon haul despite global shift

As COP26 wraps up with new climate change commitments from world powers, different countries in Africa are looking towards more oil and gas to tackle poverty and a lack of energy. In the words of the Ivory Coast’s minister of mines, petroleum and energy, “for our African nations, we have to ensure that our populations have access to energy … We will not turn our back to oil and energy companies so we can ensure the happiness – and even the existence – of our populations.”

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