The American Petroleum Institute (API) falsely claims that oil and gas will be leading energy sources in 2040, even in a Paris-aligned scenario. We show how API gets it wrong.
Author: Lorne Stockman
Atlantic Coast Pipeline win was a hard-earned victory. Beware industry and government’s revisionist history.
This victory comes as an enormous relief to people all along the more than 600 miles of pipeline route through West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
Scale of Permian Basin Overwhelms Everything, Including Our Climate. We Must Rise Against It.
Four days in the Permian Basin is enough. It’s overwhelming in every way. It’s overwhelming the carrying capacity of the land. It’s overwhelming the community. And as Permian oil, gas, and toxic gas liquids flood global markets, it’s overwhelming our climate.
Very Little in the Permian Basin Makes Sense
On a tour of the Permian Basin in New Mexico, the devastation and pollution is hard to miss. But with the help of a special camera, you can see just how bad it really is.
The IEA’s Misplaced Techno-optimism
The third and final installment in a series of blogs on the IEA’s Special Report on gas and energy transitions. This blog discusses the IEA’s analysis of methane leakage and its faith in carbon capture and storage.
The IEA’s plan to increase gas consumption locks in climate chaos
The second in a series of blogs on the IEA’s 2019 report on the role of gas in energy transitions. This part explores the climate risks inherent in the report’s main policy prescription.
IEA cedes ground on the failure of gas as a bridge fuel. Then bends over backwards to push for more gas use.
The IEA latest report on gas all but makes the case against gas as a “bridge fuel”. But still finds a way to push for more of the controversial fuel.
Breaking! Gas Still Isn’t a Bridge Fuel
Gas is dirty, expensive, and unnecessary – so why is the fossil fuel industry calling it a ‘bridge fuel’? Our new report unpacks and debunks the enduring myth that gas can form a ‘bridge’ to a safe climate.
Briefing: Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Risk Upon Risk
The ACP is facing a triple threat of challenges that combine to present serious obstacles for the project to reach completion, which are are likely to further delay construction and raise the project’s price tag even higher. It would be prudent for investors to question whether pursuing the project further is a wise use of capital.
Banking on Climate Change 2019: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card
This 10th annual “Banking on Climate Change” fossil fuel finance report card reveals that overall bank financing continues to be aligned with climate disaster, and that financing for fossil fuels has increased every year since the Paris Agreement was signed.