The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the global energy economy. Wealthy countries have scrambled to support their own fossil fuel industries. Meanwhile, poor countries are reeling. So what would a sustainable and just energy transition look like?
Author: Greg Muttitt
Shell Emissions Still Going Up, Despite Accounting Device
Shell’s climate claims don’t add up – a closer look at the oil giant’s plans.
UK oil and gas: climate emergency, jobs and the need for a managed phase-out
Our new report reveals, for the first time, the climate impact of North Sea oil and gas extraction, and shows the way to a job-creating energy transition. To deal with the climate emergency, the UK needs to immediately stop approving new oil and gas drilling and redirect support to clean jobs and renewable energy.
The UK’s net-zero target must address oil and gas extraction too
The elephant in the room of UK climate policy
OCI evidence to UK parliament inquiry on public finance for fossil fuels
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.
The IEA Comes Up Short on Climate (Again)
Today’s release of the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 marked another missed opportunity for the International Energy Agency (IEA) to provide a roadmap to Paris success.
Oil Change International Responds to International Energy Agency’s 2018 World Energy Outlook
In response to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2018 World Energy Outlook (WEO), Greg Muttitt, Research Director at Oil Change International, said: “We need the world’s foremost energy modellers to model global success in meeting our climate goals, yet this year’s WEO again emphasizes a business-as-usual pathway to climate failure.”
Of Memory and Power
Remembering past struggles against oil: Ida Tarbell, Mohammed Mosaddegh and Ken Saro-Wiwa.
Explainer: IEA Scenarios and the Paris Goals
How the International Energy Agency’s Sustainable Development Scenario doesn’t match up to the Paris goals, and how the IEA can change it (2 years ago it nearly did!)
Fact Check: IEA Climate Scenarios are not Aligned with Paris Goals
Investor briefing, October 2018 Co-published with Greenpeace Download the briefing The IEA scenarios — including the Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS) — fall short of the Paris Agreement goals and therefore don’t actually answer the question investors are asking, namely: are companies prepared for a world that takes the Paris Agreement seriously? The SDS is not providing an … Read More