The development and exploitation of natural resources by corporates is on the march globally. Take the proposed gas hub in the Kimberely in Western Australia. Governments are usually far too keen to please corporations, with locals and environmental concerns largely ignored.
Chevron recently announced a massive LNG project off the Western Australian coast.
Such moves are reflective of predatory capitalism with little or no thought into the records of the companies being granted access.
Tonight’s Sunday Night TV program featured a story about Chevron polluting in Ecuador. A responsible government would not ignore evidence of a company willfully shunning its responsibilities to properly manage the environment: