Posts by Lorne Stockman
- We give a quick overview of the EIA's early release of the AEO 2016, and recommend you take their advice. This is not a forecast.
- Forecast gas production growth will bust the climate, even with no methane leakage.
- Government assumes U.S. will fail climate goals in its 5-year offshore drilling proposal Oil Change International, Greenpeace USA April 2016 DOWNLOAD BRIEFING The recently released draft five-year plan for offshore oil and gas drilling is predicated on a failure to act on stated climate policy according to a new briefing note released by Oil Change International...
Continue reading 'Briefing: BOEM 5 Year Offshore Drilling Plan and the Climate'.
- Exxon is out with its annual forecast for a world dominated by fossil fuels and thrown into climate chaos. Why are we not surprised?
- A proposed Bakken oil pipeline through New York State appears to be based on wishful thinking.
- In which we demonstrate that dismissing the climate impact of lifting the crude oil export ban is wrong.
Tracking Emissions: The Climate Impact of the Proposed Crude-by-Rail Terminals in the Pacific NorthwestNovember 2015 Sightline Institute and Oil Change International DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT The states of Washington and Oregon are facing a quadrupling of their crude-by-rail terminal capacity to over a million barrels a day. This report examines the impact that expansion will have on unlocking carbon and thereby exacerbating climate change. MORE OIL TRAINS, MORE OIL SHIPPING Based on an...
Continue reading 'Tracking Emissions: The Climate Impact of the Proposed Crude-by-Rail Terminals in the Pacific Northwest'.
- The EIA's Reference Case forecasts show us the energy future we need to avoid for a safe climate. Yet the Obama Administration uses these forecasts as the basis for drilling in the Arctic and elsewhere on Federal Lands and the Outer Continental Shelf.
- An examination of crude-by-rail data shows that the U.S. east coast has become one of the busiest regional destinations for hazardous crude-by-rail traffic. Oil Change International used publicly available Department of Energy (EIA) data as well as subscription data from Genscape to examine the growth of crude-by-rail to one of the most densely populated areas...
Continue reading 'U.S. East Coast is key crude-by-rail destination'.
- Oil Change International- May 2015 Download Briefing The Canadian tar sands is among the most carbon-intensive, highest-cost sources of oil in the world.Even prior to the precipitous drop in global oil prices late last year, three major projects were cancelled in the sector with companies unable to chart a profitable path forward. Since the collapse...
Continue reading 'On the Edge: 1.6 million barrels per day of proposed tar sands oil on life support'.
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