Transitions in the Niger Delta: Oil, Poverty, and Environmental Degradation


Helbert reveals how the Western world’s energy transition to oil has driven power struggles, corruption, and environmental degradation in Nigeria’s oil-drilling regions, making it a dangerous place to live, particularly for women. Countering the vulnerability that comes with their gender, class, and race, some women have found ways to speak out against the inequality they face and remind us of the fundamental issue of justice as we face the next energy transition.