- As the world tries to wean itself off its oil addiction, one nation walks the other way. As many countries try and stop fossil fuel subsidies, one country is scrabbling around to secure finance for a dirty energy pipeline.
- Two leading political figures from the US and Canada, who have boasted about the need to fight climate change are now under fire for being climate change hypocrites: saying they care about the climate, but allowing drilling and fossil fuel infrastructure to be built anyway.
- 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...
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- Empty Promise: US Bank Continues Pipeline Finance Published by Oil Change International in partnership with Indigenous Environmental Network, Earthworks, Greenpeace, MN 350, and Rainforest Action Network, April 12, 2018 Download the briefing Following waves of pressure over the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), US Bancorp (US Bank) CEO Andrew Cecere won praise from Indigenous rights and...
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RELEASE: US Bank Raises $2 Billion in Oil and Gas Pipeline Finance Since Pledge to Stop Pipeline FinancingFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2018 US Bank Raises $2 Billion in Oil and Gas Pipeline Finance Since Pledge to Stop Pipeline Financing Since revising its environmental policy last year, US Bank financed more than $2 billion to companies building oil and gas pipelines, including an estimated $480 million to Energy Transfer Partners, new analysis...
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- On Sunday, Kinder Morgan sent shock waves across Canada and the oil industry when it announced it was “suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project”, until at least the end of May.
- You would have thought that having been responsible for the largest offshore oil spill in US history, the Deepwater Horizon, which spilled an estimated 4 million barrels of oil into the sea, and cost you $65 billion, that as a company you would see oil spills as something to be avoided.
Days After Shell Issues Glossy “Climate” Report, It Faces Legal Action for Failure to Act on ClimateThe environmental group, Friends of the Earth in the Netherlands has announced that it will take Shell to court if the company does not act on “demands to stop its destruction of the climate”.
- Through its energy forecasts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has been guiding governments towards energy decisions that are inconsistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, new research has found.
- There is a growing political scandal surrounding the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the climate denier, Scott “Polluting" Pruitt
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