World Bank Group Funds Fossil Fuel Exploration

April 14, 2016By Alex DoukasBlog Post, Featured, Reports

The World Bank Group continues to invest in exploration for new fossil fuel reserves despite clear signs that we already have far more fossil fuels than we can afford to burn, and over the last five years, the World Bank Group’s total fossil fuel finance has trended upwards, with finance into the billions of dollars nearly every year.

Hidden Costs: Pollution from Coal Power Financed by OECD Countries

November 8, 2015By Alex DoukasReports, Resources

  Hidden Costs: Pollution from Coal Power Financed by OECD Countries November 2015 Oil Change International and WWF DOWNLOAD REPORT OECD countries support coal-fired power plants abroad by providing preferential financing through institutions called Export Credit Agencies (ECAs). These coal-fired power plants have significant costs, in the form damages to the health of local populations from air … Read More

Lockdown: The End of Growth in the Tar Sands

October 27, 2015By Hannah McKinnonReports, Resources 5 Comments

The pipelines exporting tar sands out of Alberta are almost full, according to new analysis by Oil Change International. Without major expansion-driving pipelines such as Energy East, Kinder Morgan or Keystone XL, there will be no room for further growth in tar sands extraction and tens of billions of metric tonnes of carbon will be kept in the ground.