“It’s not a story that gets told very often… about former colonial peoples standing up against the oil industry,” says Melinda Janki, the environmental lawyer taking on Exxon Mobil in one of South America’s most beautiful nature spots, Guyana. In this Climate Quickie, we learn about what’s going on in Guyana, and why deep sea oil drilling a carbon sink (i.e. a country which removes more carbon than it produces) is straight up “crazy”.
Enjoyed this quickie? Why not listen to Melinda’s full episode on Climate Curious – How the Guyanese people are fighting big oil: https://tedxlondon.com/podcast/climate-curious-how-guyanese-people-fighting-big-oil/