This increases the number of signatories to 30 and the annual average of potential public finance shifted out of fossil fuels and into clean energy to at least USD 23.6 billion per year. This equals 37% of annual public finance for fossil fuels provided by G20 countries and the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) between 2018 and 2020.
Tomorrow at COP26 there will be the formal launch of the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance, or BOGA for short. Twenty six years is too long waiting for a permanent memorial to the Ogoni 9, that can be both commemorated and celebrated. But maybe BOGA is that memorial. The first international alliance to keep oil in the ground.