Because they chose to accept David Malpass, Donald Trump’s pick for the next World Bank president, the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors are responsible for moving aggressively him in if he attempts to drag the Bank backward on climate change. The Board must not let Malpass do the bidding of the oil and gas industry.
While Malpass has promised to maintain the World Bank’s existing commitments on climate change, governments should be extremely wary, said Alex Doukas, of Oil Change International.
If Bernhardt gets the top job at the Interior Department, the oil boys don’t have to spend any money lobbying at all. They just pick up the phone and tell him to open up public lands for drilling. Big Oil will be laughing all the way to the bank..
A report released today endorsed by over 160 organizations around the world reveals that 33 global banks have provided $1.9 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the adoption of the Paris climate accord.
As the young march, Big Oil carries on as usual – rewarding its senior executives with obscene amounts of money for destroying the very future the young are fighting for.
The beginning of the end of the age of oil moved a step closer today
President Trump has nominated David Malpass to be World Bank President If approved, Malpass would be a disaster for the World Bank – and the world. He’s not fit for this role and would drag the World Bank back to climate denial and inaction.
One of the world’s most secretive billionaires is still pouring millions into climate denial, despite scientists concluding we have reached the “gold standard” linking human activity to climate change.
Today Oil Change International gave evidence to the UK parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee, to contribute to its inquiry into the use of UK Export Finance (UKEF) to support fossil fuel exports and investments.
Tomorrow Greg Muttitt, the Research Director at Oil Change International will give evidence to the UK’s parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee, which is investigating the scale and impact of UK Export Finance’s financing of fossil fuels in developing countries.