Glasgow Statement signatories need to take urgent action to get on track to end international public support for fossil fuels, with 6 months left to meet their deadline. June 30, 2022—The COP 26 Statement on International Public Support for the Clean Energy Transition—the Glasgow Statement—requires signatories to end new direct overseas support for fossil fuels … Read More
G7 leaders watered down a commitment made in May by their energy ministers to end international public finance for fossil fuels by the end of this year, drawing a swift rebuke from climate and development campaigners.
Yesterday, the government of Norway and the European Commission released a joint statement on energy cooperation in which the EU officially supported “continued [oil and gas] exploration”.
Today G7 climate, energy and environment ministers issued a communique committing to end public finance for fossil fuels by the end of this year.
The UK House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee have launched a inquiry into Accelerating the transition from fossil fuels and securing energy supplies, which is scrutinising the UK Government’s Energy Security Strategy and its North Sea Transition Deal (for oil and gas production in the UK’s Continental Shelf). Oil Change International submitted the following evidence for the committee.