Today, Norway announced plans to divest from roughly 150 companies engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Our response.
This report reveals the disconnect between Canada’s promises on climate change and the actions of its official export credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), in propping up the oil and gas industry.
As G20 energy ministers gather in Argentina, a new report out today entitled ‘Debunked: The G20 Clean Gas Myth’ finds that G20 countries, in the absence of new policies, are set to see investment of over $1.6 trillion USD in new gas projects.
This report focuses on fossil gas development in the G20 and debunking the myth of fossil gas as a clean transition fuel.
Today, Donald Trump signed a number of executive orders related to climate policy. In response, Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director of Oil Change International released the following statement.
Subsidies: Propping Up Oil Profits & Polluting the Climate Oil Change International & Sierra Club January 2017 DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC Almost half of all oil production expected to come online in the United States is only economic if the public props up private investments with taxpayer handouts. The other half of oil production would happen even … Read More
Today the Obama Administration once again demonstrated climate leadership by taking the Arctic Ocean off the table in its five-year offshore oil and gas drilling plan. The move was a logical next step from the exclusion of Atlantic waters announced earlier this year.
There’s a clear logic to the global challenge of addressing climate change: when you’re in a hole, stop digging. If we’re serious about tackling the global climate crisis, we need to stop exploring for, developing, and ultimately producing and consuming fossil fuels.
Yesterday, news broke that the Colorado ballot initiatives on fracking failed. But that’s only half the story – the other half is the multi-million dollar industry campaign meant to silence our people-powered movement.
Last Saturday, news broke that the Democratic National Platform Committee formally adopted a “Climate Test” into their draft platform that will be adopted this month. This is big news, but it’s just the start of what we need.