BP has ‘hands full with gas’ in Egypt and ‘won’t be vehicle’ for transition, concludes UK Ambassador in email

Documents released by UK Foreign Office under FOI shine spotlight on BP’s major focus on fossil gas in Egypt Email from British Ambassador reports that BP said it had its ‘hands full with gas’ and was ‘low key’ on green energy in the country Despite human rights situation, BP CEO Bernard Looney met with President … Continue reading BP has ‘hands full with gas’ in Egypt and ‘won’t be vehicle’ for transition, concludes UK Ambassador in email

Teachers to boycott new Adani-sponsored Science Museum gallery 

Letter signed by over 400 teachers and educators so far criticises museum for taking fossil fuel sponsorship. Signatories pledge ‘If your proposed Energy Revolution gallery is sponsored by [coal giant] Adani, then we will not be bringing our students to it.’ Internal documents reveal the target audience of the new gallery is ‘key stage 3 and 4 students’ and ‘young people aged 11-18’. More teachers and educators invited to sign

Science Museum cancels event as speakers withdraw over fossil fuel sponsorship

The Science Museum has been forced into cancelling a prominent panel discussion at the last minute after speakers withdrew from the event in protest at the museum’s highly controversial stance on fossil fuel sponsorship. ‘The Doors of Perception: Exploring Psychedelic Therapy’ was set to take place tonight in the Museum’s ‘Ronson Theatre’ and featured a … Continue reading Science Museum cancels event as speakers withdraw over fossil fuel sponsorship

Will the British Museum come clean about its Chair’s shady Advisory Group?

Last week, Channel 4 News broke the story of our latest investigation on the British Museum's "Chairman's Advisory Group" (CAG), an almost entirely unaccountable group of 30 global corporate leaders including heads of fossil fuel, arms and mining companies and investment banks - as well as the museum's oil sponsor BP - that are personally … Continue reading Will the British Museum come clean about its Chair’s shady Advisory Group?