A new report finds restoring the crude oil export ban could lead to reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions of as much as 80 to 181 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent each year
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.
There is an urgent need to ensure that anti-climate riders stay out of appropriations packages for Fiscal Year 2020 as Congress and the Trump Administration continue to negotiate a spending package.
The third and final installment in a series of blogs on the IEA’s Special Report on gas and energy transitions. This blog discusses the IEA’s analysis of methane leakage and its faith in carbon capture and storage.
The second in a series of blogs on the IEA’s 2019 report on the role of gas in energy transitions. This part explores the climate risks inherent in the report’s main policy prescription.
The IEA latest report on gas all but makes the case against gas as a “bridge fuel”. But still finds a way to push for more of the controversial fuel.
“Doubling down on new drilling is incompatible with climate leadership, and for the first time we’re seeing a California governor recognize and begin to act on this reality,” said Kelly Trout.
Over the past decade, nearly 90% of the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s total finance for energy projects has flowed to projects in oil, gas, and coal. As momentum grows for climate solutions in the U.S. and abroad, there is an urgent need for a ban on fossil fuel financing at ExIm.
Minnesotans and allies gathered at Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s office to urge him to stop Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline with 17,000+ petitions from nearly 500 Minnesota towns, cities, and municipalities.
Gas is dirty, expensive, and unnecessary – so why is the fossil fuel industry calling it a ‘bridge fuel’? Our new report unpacks and debunks the enduring myth that gas can form a ‘bridge’ to a safe climate.