Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization focused on exposing the true costs of fossil fuels and facilitating the coming transition towards clean energy. We focus on the fossil fuel industry because we view the production and consumption of oil, gas and coal as sources of global warming, human rights abuses, war, national security concerns, corporate globalization, and increased inequality. We also see fossil fuel industry’s interests behind every major barrier to a clean energy transition.
Oil Change International contributes to the greater movement in a number of important ways:
- Oil Change engages in domestic and international policy forums to push a shift of public finances away from fossil fuels and towards clean energy;
- Oil Change provides experience and leadership in organizing resistance to the political influence of the fossil fuel industry, particularly in the United States;
- Oil Change brings unique industry expertise that allows us to research and release timely, hard-hitting, campaign-relevant investigations countering corporate arguments for oil, gas and coal development.
We are a small, nimble organization with many decades of staff expertise in campaigns as well as expertise in the economic, financial, social, and environmental issues surrounding the fossil fuel industry. Using this knowledge and experience, we craft strategic, incisive campaigns, supporting a diversity of strategies and tactics to challenge the influence of the fossil fuel industry.
To achieve our goals, we network with people and organizations around the world that are committed to promoting progress in the energy industry towards an environmentally and socially sustainable energy future. We have an online supporter list of close to 90,000, an international network of grasstops elite influence leaders, and media-savvy messaging.
Find out more about Oil Change International’s accomplishments, staff and board, and supporters:
- Oil Change International Accomplishments 2011
- Oil Change International Staff and Board
- Oil Change International Supporters
Oil Change International is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are fully tax deductible. You can donate via our online server, or you can send a donation to: Oil Change International, 236 Massachusetts Ave NE #203, Washington, DC 20002, USA.
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