The European Investment Bank’s proposal to end financing for fossil fuels by the end of 2020 is a massive step forward on climate leadership. With this move, the world’s largest multilateral lender is now poised to leave oil, gas, and coal in the past.
A new report debunks the myth that natural gas can be a bridge to a clean, affordable energy future and warns policymakers to “avoid picking gas as the winner” in the transition to clean energy.
Monday, May 6 was a big day in Oregon in the fight against fossil fuels. In a big win for water and our climate, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) delivered a potentially fatal blow to the Jordan Cove LNG project and the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline.
The UK’s oil and gas drilling plans are incompatible with responding to the climate emergency, according to ‘Sea Change,’ a new report by Platform, Oil Change International, and Friends of the Earth Scotland, published today.
Hidden in a detailed California budget document released last week was a critical sentence that, if pursued, could mark a major shift in California climate policy.
“California can lead the way by showing what a true managed decline can look like, and we applaud Governor Newsom for his recognition of that imperative.”
While Malpass has promised to maintain the World Bank’s existing commitments on climate change, governments should be extremely wary, said Alex Doukas, of Oil Change International.
Diminishing consumer demand coupled with more affordable renewables are casting doubt on the overall feasibility and potential profitability of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
The U.S. oil and gas industry has the potential to unleash the largest burst of new carbon emissions in the world through 2050, new research released today has found.
Earlier this week, Exxon’s PR juggernaut won a victory as they achieved some breathless coverage of their contributions toward an effort by former Republican officials to push a carbon fee and dividend policy proposal forward. But, if you get beyond the smoke and mirrors of Exxon’s public relations, you’ll see this effort for what it … Read More