A new study published last week confirms what we already knew about oil and gas in the Permian Basin. It’s an unmitigated disaster.
This week the seemingly impossible happened: U.S. oil futures prices went negative for the first time in history. What happens next is up to us.
The U.S. government should acquire ownership and control over fossil fuel companies to safeguard workers, avoid taxpayer-funded bailouts, restore communities, save taxpayer dollars, and ensure an eventual managed phase-out of coal, oil, and gas production.
In response to the apparent deal struck today by major oil producers for deep output cuts to end the price war, and in anticipation of the G20 meetings tomorrow, experts at Oil Change International have issued the following statements.
The COP26 bureau and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change have announced the postponement of the Bonn intersessional and COP26 climate negotiations to 2021.
Today, the Government of Alberta announced that it would support TC Energy’s Keystone XL oil pipeline, with a direct investment of more than USD 1 billion.
Later this year, OPEC will mark its 60th birthday. Former OCI staff member Greg Muttitt has contributed a chapter to an important new book on OPEC’s history and future. In a guest blog based on his chapter, he argues we need to think about OPEC less simplistically, and suggests a role for OPEC in tackling … Read More
In a letter sent today to the U.S. House of Representatives, more than 60 environmental groups called on the chamber to pass the Protect the Right to Organize Act to strengthen labor protections.
The IEA is embarking on a public relations effort that bears a striking resemblance to the spin coming from the oil and gas industry itself. This post takes a closer look at the IEA’s new spin, and why it’s a dangerous distraction from real solutions.
By Laurie van der Burg As the climate crisis wreaks havoc across the globe and we enter a decade that will make or break our ability to limit warming to 1.5°C, Big Oil continues to use the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) dangerous scenarios to justify major new investments in oil and gas, including in court. … Read More