“Equating a bailout for Big Oil with basic protections for nurses and healthcare workers in a pandemic is completely egregious,” said Rees of Hoyer’s comments.
Indigenous, community, and conservation groups today called on New Mexico’s congressional delegation to oppose bailing out fossil fuel companies with emergency aid during the coronavirus pandemic, and to focus all support on vulnerable communities.
The U.S. government should acquire ownership and control over fossil fuel companies to safeguard workers, avoid taxpayer-funded bailouts, restore communities, save taxpayer dollars, and ensure an eventual managed phase-out of coal, oil, and gas production.
In a letter sent today to the U.S. House of Representatives, more than 60 environmental groups called on the chamber to pass the Protect the Right to Organize Act to strengthen labor protections.
13 state and national environmental groups released a new report finding that greenhouse gas emissions from Canadian oil company Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 expansion would vastly outweigh Minnesota’s planned reductions in the state’s emissions.
“We are living a climate emergency, and anything short of phasing out fossil fuel production with a just and equitable transition is scandalous,” said Collin Rees regarding the COP 25 outcome.
17 nonprofit organizations launch a new report — Oil, Gas and The Climate: An Analysis of Oil and Gas Industry Plans for Expansion and Compatibility with Global Emission Limits — and call for a phase out of production.
A coalition of environmental organizations today sent a letter to Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, expressing solidarity with the nearly 50,000 autoworkers striking against the corporation and urging a fair contract for the workers.
Two days after hundreds of thousands marched through New York demanding action to confront the climate crisis, youth activists disrupted a greenwashing event attended by several oil major CEOs.
Recent analysis shows that oil majors — including Oil & Gas Climate Initiative members — are set to spend hundreds of billions of dollars more on exploration and extraction of oil and gas that the world cannot afford to burn, eclipsing symbolic ‘low-carbon’ efforts.