Posts by Greg Muttitt
- How the IEA Guides Energy Decisions Towards Fossil Fuel Dependence and Climate Change
- How the International Energy Agency Guides Energy Decisions towards Fossil Fuel Dependence and Climate Change
- On Monday, Shell released a new report describing how the world might achieve the Paris goals. The report described a scenario called “Sky,” painting a picture of a possible future. It’s a future full of fossil fuels: in 2050, it has oil, gas and coal use at respectively 88%, 93%, and 62% of their current...
Continue reading 'Shell Game: What Shell Gets Wrong in Its New Climate Report'.
- Today, Shell released a new scenario which outlines a possible energy future for the world involving massive negative emissions. In response, Greg Muttitt commented, "The lesson is simple: If you want to know how to fix climate change, don't ask a company that wants to sell you more oil and gas."
- The managed decline of oil and gas production has begun. On Tuesday, France set passed a law to end the exploration for and extraction of oil and gas. In our 2016 report, The Sky’s Limit: Why the Paris Climate Goals Require a Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Production, we showed that emissions from the oil, gas and...
Continue reading 'The French Revolution: France bans new oil and gas licenses'.
- Today, Pacific Island leaders at the UN climate negotiations delivered a clear, powerful message: ending the expansion of the fossil fuel industry must be on the agenda. One of the key themes on the sidelines of this year’s COP-23 climate conference in Bonn, Germany, has been the need to rein in fossil fuel production to...
Continue reading 'Pacific Island leaders to the world: It’s time to talk about fossil fuel production'.
- The IEA is steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming. It continues to promote an energy future headed for around 3 degrees of warming, and acts as if the Paris Agreement never happened
- What does the new carbon budgets study mean for the need to wind down fossil fuel production?
- Download the briefing – Overheated Expectations: Valuing Saudi Aramco’s IPO in light of climate change Written and researched by Greg Muttitt and Hannah McKinnon. See Financial Times article on our report. Coming two years after the Paris Agreement, the initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco will be strongly shaped by climate change. Most analysts believe...
Continue reading 'Saudi Aramco’s IPO: A Test of whether Investors Are Serious about Climate'.
- The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers' "data" claiming a need for pipelines looks increasingly far-fetched the more one looks into it.
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