RELEASE: High Level Call to Constrain Oil, Gas, and Coal Production to Achieve the Paris Goals

November 15, 2017By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

High level officials from Pacific Islands have called for a reining in of fossil fuel production in order to stay within the climate limits agreed to in Paris. They were joined in their call by civil society, indigenous, and academic voices. These calls echo the asks of the Lofoten Declaration, which affirms that it is the urgent responsibility and moral obligation of wealthy fossil fuel producers to lead in these efforts.

Report: Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Plans Rely on Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies

October 3, 2017By Janet RedmanFeatured, News, Press Releases 1 Comment

A new report out today reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. These subsidies amount to billions of dollars wasted to prop up an industry responsible for a climate crisis that has contributed to lives lost and hundreds of billions in damages this hurricane season alone.

Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial – How the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial

October 3, 2017By Janet RedmanBriefings, Featured, News, Reports 8 Comments

A new report by Oil Change International reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. Every dollar spent subsidizing this industry takes us further away from achieving internationally agreed emissions goals, and maintaining a stable climate.

A Nobel Appeal to Norway

August 29, 2017By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News

Five Nobel Peace Laureates have called on Norwegian Prime Ministerial candidates to declare their intent to put an end to fossil fuel exploration and expansion. The letter, sent in advance of the country’s national elections in mid-September, is an appeal for climate leadership. But, they are also the world’s seventh largest exporter of emissions. Their … Read More