The IEA has consistently boosted new oil and gas development. Now it’s backing up the global call to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction.
Author: Kelly Trout
New CA100+ Benchmarks Reconfirm: The oil and gas industry is failing to act credibly on climate
“This analysis reconfirms the obvious. No Big Oil and Gas company has a serious plan to wind down its fossil fuel operations at a pace that comes anywhere close to aligning with the critical 1.5-degree limit.”
Getting On Track to 1.5°C: The IEA’s Opportunity to Steer Investments towards Success in Meeting the Paris Goals
The IEA has a crucial opportunity in 2021 to guide the world towards 1.5°C-aligned energy investment. We outline crucial steps the IEA must take to get on track.
Spoiler alert: Big oil companies are still failing on climate
Being a “leader” among laggards doesn’t cut it when we’re in a climate emergency – a crisis that the oil and gas industry has done the most to cause.
IEA report misses the mark on ‘Sustainable Recovery’ by sidelining 1.5°C
If the IEA is serious about helping governments sustainably tackle interlocking economic and climate crises, they have one more chance to prove it with their data: by making a 1.5-aligned energy pathway central to the 2020 World Energy Outlook.
May 2020 OilWire bulletin: The USD 77 billion per year edition
As governments begin to unveil trillions of dollars in recovery support and stimulus, now is the time to break old habits – such as the USD 77 Billion in public money that the G20 is still spending annually to finance oil, gas, and coal projects.
Deep Dive: 5 reasons governments must act now to phase out oil and gas production
The current crisis is a clear warning sign that, if governments leave the “when” and “how” of the end of oil and gas up to tumultuous markets, the outcome will not be good for either people or the planet.
Oil and gas news & insights: Week of April 20
OCI is producing weekly news and resources updates for allies as part of our response to the COVID-19 crisis.
To advise on green stimulus, the IEA needs to upgrade its own climate toolbox
A toolbox isn’t very helpful if even the best tool in it only gets you halfway to the repair you need to make. As the IEA prepares a special report on economic recovery, it must close its own climate credibility gap.
The Loopholes Lurking in BP’s New Climate Aims
It’s time for BP and all oil companies to stop hiding behind net-zero rhetoric and commit to immediate action on the scale of the crisis we’re in.