When you are in a hole…

May 9, 2018By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News 1 Comment

Tackling fossil fuel production at the UN Today, a pair of declarations representing close to 500 organizations and 140 leading economists respectively were submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) calling on countries and the process to address fossil fuel production and financing as a critical way of increasing ambition and … Read More

Ready, set, go!

April 12, 2018By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, News

New Zealand joins the growing club of first movers tackling fossil fuel production! Who will be next? New Zealand joined a growing list of countries yesterday in announcing an end to fossil fuel exploration for the sake of the climate: Costa Rica, Ireland, France, and Belize are all working on plans to manage the decline of … Read More

RELEASE: High Level Call to Constrain Oil, Gas, and Coal Production to Achieve the Paris Goals

November 15, 2017By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

High level officials from Pacific Islands have called for a reining in of fossil fuel production in order to stay within the climate limits agreed to in Paris. They were joined in their call by civil society, indigenous, and academic voices. These calls echo the asks of the Lofoten Declaration, which affirms that it is the urgent responsibility and moral obligation of wealthy fossil fuel producers to lead in these efforts.