Briefing: Carbon Impacts of Reinstating the U.S. Crude Export Ban

January 28, 2020By OCI TeamBriefings, Stopping Carbon Lock-In 1 Comment

The next president and Congress should reinstate the crude export ban in tandem with policies to ensure a just and equitable transition away from fossil fuels. A reimplementation of the ban would therefore require an ambitious and well-funded energy policy to prioritize justice and equity for workers and frontline and Indigenous communities in the necessary transition away from fossil fuels.

Briefing: Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Risk Upon Risk

March 25, 2019By Lorne StockmanBriefings 3 Comments

The ACP is facing a triple threat of challenges that combine to present serious obstacles for the project to reach completion, which are are likely to further delay construction and raise the project’s price tag even higher. It would be prudent for investors to question whether pursuing the project further is a wise use of capital.

Korea’s Coal Finance: Polluting the World

November 13, 2018By Alex DoukasBriefings

The twin challenges of air pollution and climate change demand a rapid transition away from fossil fuels, and a particularly rapid phase-out of coal-fired power plants. Despite this, the Korean government continues to be among the biggest backers of coal-fired power plants around the world.

Fact Check: IEA Climate Scenarios are not Aligned with Paris Goals

October 23, 2018By Greg MuttittBriefings

Investor briefing, October 2018 Co-published with Greenpeace Download the briefing The IEA scenarios — including the Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS) — fall short of the Paris Agreement goals and therefore don’t actually answer the question investors are asking, namely: are companies prepared for a world that takes the Paris Agreement seriously? The SDS is not providing an … Read More