All Bust, No Boom

July 11, 2017By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, News 1 Comment

In a dramatic turn of events, it looks like all bust and no more boom for the Alberta tar sands, according to our recent analysis based on industry data. In reality, future rates of production will likely be insufficient to fill even one new pipeline.

Global Climate Movements Seek Fossil Fuel Company Transparency on Future Viability of Oil, Coal, Gas

October 13, 2015By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2015 Contact: Hannah McKinnon, hannah [at] priceofoil [dot] org Global Climate Movements Seek Fossil Fuel Company Transparency on Future Viability of Oil, Coal, Gas Heinrich Böll Foundation, Oil Change International, Climate Justice Programme Global reporting standards for extractive industries must include transparency from fossil fuel companies about the future viability of their … Read More

Forecasts of convenience: why is the fossil fuel industry mapping our energy future?

July 1, 2015By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Would you take it seriously if tobacco companies announced that smoking trends weren’t expected to change much over the next 30 years? And imagine then, that this is what governments used to make tobacco policy: “Forecasts show that people aren’t going to quit smoking, steady rates of smoking around the world are inevitable, so all anti-smoking policies will assume not much is going to change.”

Kick Big Polluters out of the climate talks

June 10, 2015By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News

– By Greg Muttit and Hannah McKinnon Last week, six European oil companies declared their apparent conversion to the climate cause. To much fanfare, Shell, BP, Total, Eni, Statoil and BG committed to being part of a constructive solution on climate change, asked for a formal role in international climate negotiations, and called for governments … Read More