Open Letter: The World Needs A Transformational Outcome, Not More Voluntary Pledges

December 1, 2023By Al Johnson-KurtsBlog Post, Press Releases

COP28 has the potential to be an historic moment in confronting the climate crisis. The COP28 Presidency has an opportunity to secure a transformational negotiated outcome, if it secures a robust negotiated energy package, including an unambiguous agreement to end all new oil and gas expansion, a clear call to equitably and rapidly phase out all fossil fuels, and a commitment to triple deployment of nature-positive and community-beneficial renewable energy and double energy efficiency.

Over 320 Organizations Reject the COP28 Presidency’s “Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter”

December 1, 2023By Al Johnson-KurtsPress Releases 2 Comments

Dubai, December 2, 2023 – A letter published today by over 320 organizations on six continents rejects “Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter,” the COP28 Presidency’s upcoming flagship announcement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter is a voluntary pledge coordinated by the COP28 Presidency for oil and gas companies … Read More

New Data Reveals Canada is Second Largest Public Funder of CCS to Date – A Lifeline for Fossil Fuels, Not Climate Action

November 30, 2023By Al Johnson-KurtsPress Releases

As the United Nations Climate Change Conference begins today, Oil Change International revealed the failure of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in Carbon Capture’s Publicly Funded Failure. CCS has a 50 year track record of over-promising and under-delivering, and every investment in CCS provides a lifeline to the fossil fuel industry.