Posts by Greg Muttitt
- Forecasting Failure: Why Investors Should Treat Oil Company Energy Forecasts With Caution Oil Change International, Greenpeace March 2017 Download Report Companies like ExxonMobil, Shell and BP routinely use their in-house energy forecasts to justify investments in multi-decade, high-cost projects, from the Arctic to the tar sands. While the companies present their published forecasts as objective analyses,...
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- The oil companies go to great efforts to portray their forecasts as works of objective analysis of the future. They are not - they are self-serving descriptions of the futures the companies would like policymakers and investors to believe in.
- This blog, by Greg Muttitt, Senior Adviser at Oil Change International, was first published on Energy Post BP’s new Energy Outlook predicts ever-growing demand for oil and gas, and rising emissions that would take the world well beyond 2°C of warming. Previous Outlooks do not provide much confidence in BP’s projections. In particular, the...
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- The International Energy Agency neglects the Paris Agreement with its new World Energy Outlook. The world needs better odds than a coin toss of avoiding dangerous climate change
- Post by Mika Minio-Paluello, first published by Platform The UK government is pushing a massive new offshore drilling programme, that will take the UK beyond its climate limits. Oil companies had until 2pm Wednesday to bid for 1200 blocks covering large swathes of the sea off North-west and North-east Scotland and England. There is no space in the atmosphere for the...
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- A new study released by Oil Change International, in partnership with 14 organizations from around the world, scientifically grounds the growing movement to keep carbon in the ground by revealing the need to stop all new fossil fuel infrastructure and industry expansion.
- A report for investors on why Shell's and BP's tar sands plans are a bad bet
- Oil Change International in solidarity with striking oil workers in Scotland
- The Energy Information Administration should help, not hinder, policymaking on the energy transition - a critique of the International Energy Outlook 2016
- As climate action gains momentum, there is a growing call for proposed fossil fuel infrastructure and policies to be measured in terms of their role in a safe climate future -- in other words, a climate test. But what should they be tested against?
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