Shell is currently moving its drilling rigs to Seattle in anticipation of resuming its US offshore Arctic drilling programme in July. However, it is far from clear that Shell has adequate physical or financial plans to deal with the impacts of a major oil spill in this remote region.
David Koch, the climate change-denying billionaire, currently sits on the board of two of our nation’s largest and most respected natural history museums. This needs to change.
This past Saturday, it happened again. A train carrying highly volatile crude oil, in this case tar sands crude from Alberta, derailed in Ontario and caught fire, destroying a bridge in the blaze. This is the fourth time in as many weeks an oil train has derailed and caught fire or exploded.
Oil Change International, Greenpeace, and Platform – February 2015 Download Briefing On 29 January 2015, Royal Dutch Shell confirmed that it intends, subject to regulatory approval, to resume its US Arctic drilling programme at a cost for 2015 of at least $1bn. To date, Shell’s Arctic programme has been a failure despite capital expenditure in … Read More
The Senate has voted to approve Keystone XL, and has chosen to once again side with Big Oil’s money over our climate and our future.
2015 is already bringing new challenges — including a congress that’s set on ignoring climate science and fighting for the fossil fuel industry instead of the American people.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 JANUARY 2015 In response to the Nebraska Supreme Court decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route, Steve Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International released the following statement: “While the route for Keystone XL may have been approved on a technicality, passing the climate test is a much higher … Read More
The UN climate talks are nearing the final hours and one of the major sticking points is finance. Well, we’re here to tell governments there’s plenty of money available if they look in the right place.
Public support for fossil fuel exploration in rich countries is nearly triple the amount pledged to the Green Climate Fund.
G20 countries are estimated to be spending $88 billion every year subsidising exploration for fossil fuels. This new report documents, for the first time, the scale and structure of fossil fuel exploration subsidies in the G20 countries.