The Sky’s Limit Denmark: Why Denmark Must Phase Out North Sea Oil and Gas Extraction

September 19, 2019By Oil Change InternationalEnergy Transitions & Futures, Reports

A new study released by Oil Change International examines the role of Danish oil and gas production in a Paris-aligned global carbon budget. The report confirms that while Denmark has positioned itself as a global climate leader, its plans to expand North Sea oil and fossil gas extraction would undermine its record of climate action and would be incompatible with achieving its Paris climate commitments.

Gas and the European Investment Bank: Why New Gas Infrastructure Investment Is Incompatible with Climate Goals

June 12, 2019By Oil Change InternationalBriefings, Fossil Gas, Stop Funding Fossils

There is no room for further financing of fossil gas or any other fossil fuel projects by the EIB. This briefing calls for the new Energy Lending Policy to reflect this reality. The EIB cannot claim to uphold its commitment to align its finance with the Paris Agreement if it continues to finance fossil gas projects.

The devil is in the details: Oil Change International response to reports of IEA movement on a 1.5°C scenario

June 11, 2019By Oil Change InternationalEnergy Transitions & Futures, Press Releases

We’re glad to hear that the IEA is starting to respond to the growing demands from business leaders, government leaders, and civil society members to align its scenarios with Paris. However, the devil is in the details as to whether or not such a scenario from the IEA should earn our applause, and we must withhold judgment until more details are released.