- That the White House was forced to officially respond to this petition is yet another indication of the growing power of the Keep It In The Ground movement.
- Oil giant Shell is still struggling to clean up an estimated 90,000 gallons of oil spilt in to the Gulf of Mexico last Thursday. This latest spill has led to increased calls by local residents on President Obama not to open additional leases in the next Five Year Plan for the Gulf.
- Over the last two weeks, in excess of 30,000 people have undertaken 20 hugely significant acts of disobedience on six continents as part of the #Breakfree2016 protests against fossil fuels.
- The famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin is that "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. Another certainty is that you know that the top executives of controversial companies absolutely hate the one day in the year that they are accountable to their shareholders: the AGM.
- Forecast gas production growth will bust the climate, even with no methane leakage.
- The Energy Information Administration should help, not hinder, policymaking on the energy transition - a critique of the International Energy Outlook 2016
- The EIA’s Reference Case is a recipe for disaster, and indicates that we need a new set of ingredients to create the clean energy economy necessary to solve the climate crisis.
- Great news for those fighting Big Oil in the Arctic, as after spending a whopping $2.5 billion for drilling rights in US Arctic waters, oil companies such as Shell and ConocoPhillips have quietly relinquished their rights to some 2.2 million acres.
- As energy wonks across the country gear up for the release of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook (IEO), we here at Oil Change International wanted to be sure everyone is on the same page as we read over the EIA’s analysis. Most importantly, when it comes to the words “outlook” or “forecast”...
Continue reading 'Upcoming EIA Energy Outlook: Not a Forecast'.
- Yesterday Australian climate activists blockaded the world's largest coal port and shut it down for several hours, leading to the arrest of 66 people. The protest managed to stop millions of tonnes of coal being exported for a whole day in a hugely significant protest.
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