A new report released today exposes a largely unaccounted for subsidy to the fossil fuel industry, valued at roughly $4 billion per year and growing.
Oil Change International applauds President Obama today for his show of leadership on climate change. By recognizing that “we can’t just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face” the President has firmly put our nation’s commitment to our future and our children above the profits of the fossil fuel industry.
In todays House Keystone XL vote, those in support took in a combined $56 million from fossil fuel interests, $36 million from oil industry interests alone.
New analysis by Oil Change International revealed today that the 8 Republican members of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee who boycotted a vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy to lead the US Environmental Protection Agency have received over $5.2 million in campaign contributions from fossil fuel interests.
For immediate release April 22, 2013 More than One Million Comments Urge Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL Public Comments highlight that Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is all risk and no reward Washington, DC – Opponents of Keystone XL have submitted more than one million comments urging President Obama, Secretary Kerry and the State Department … Read More
For Immediate Release: April 11, 2013 Contact: Molly Haigh, 907-750-1999, email@example.com Exxon Pressures Arkansas TV Stations To Ban Critical Ad Following Mayflower Tar Sands Spill Amidst reports of media intimidation at the site of the Mayflower, Arkansas tar sands oil spill, ExxonMobil has now taken to bullying local Little Rock television stations into canceling the … Read More
Development, faith, human rights, community, and environmental groups from more than 20 countries teamed up today to ask World Bank President Jim Kim to end Bank support for all fossil fuel projects unless the projects are solely focused on directly increasing energy access for the poor.