In response to Ajay Banga first day as World Bank Group President, Claire O’Manique, Public Finance Analyst at Oil Change International, said: “Climate and environmental groups will hold Ajay Banga’s feet to the fire, as we did with previous World Bank Group President, David Malpass. Reversing the World Bank’s position as the top provider of … Read More
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Response: Congress betrayed people and the planet, but the Mountain Valley Pipeline will not be built
“By voting for a dirty deal that fast-tracks the Mountain Valley fracked gas pipeline and guts bedrock environmental laws, Congress betrayed people and the planet.”
Biden at risk of breaking climate promise with $500 million of public finance for LNG imports in Poland
Next week, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation is likely to consider a $500 million guarantee to help Polish oil and gas company PKN Orlen increase its imports of U.S. LNG, violating Biden’s commitment to end public finance for fossil fuels by the end of 2022.
Response: House favors polluters over working people by forcing through dirty deal
“By sneaking deadly policies into must-pass legislation, Congress is sacrificing frontline communities and making a mockery of the democratic process.”
Environmental NGOs Warn Oil Giants: Hands Off Okavango Delta and Kavango Basin Drilling
International environmental NGOs sent letters to the CEOs of BP, Chevron, Exxon, and Shell, warning the companies against investing in ReconAfrica’s controversial drilling activities in the Kavango Basin in Namibia and Botswana.
Response to the U.S. Supreme Court curtailing the Clean Water Act
“Instead of laws that strip communities of their power to decide what happens in their backyards, we need laws that put people before polluters,” said Allie Rosenbluth.
Response to Republicans attempting to attach dirty deal to must-pass debt ceiling legislation
“We must draw a red line and say no to Republicans taking our economy hostage to line the pockets of the fossil fuel industry,” said Allie Rosenbluth.
TotalEnergies Uses Record Profits to Fuel Oil and Gas Expansion Incompatible with 1.5-Degree Limit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2023 French oil major responsible for more climate pollution in 2022 than France – its own emissions targets allow same level of greenhouse gas pollution through 2030 [Paris, France] – New analysis released ahead of TotalEnergies’ annual shareholder meeting shows the French oil and gas major used record 2022 profits … Read More
Biden breaks major G7 climate promise by financing Indonesian oil refinery
“Biden’s claims to be a climate leader are increasingly laughable after EXIM’s approval of this refinery. If he can’t be trusted to keep this relatively modest promise, how can anyone trust the United States to live up to its even grander climate promises?” asked Adam McGibbon.
Oil and Gas Industry Captures UN Climate Process: UAE COP28 Presidency Undermines Climate Action
“As we feared and expected, the UAE Presidency of COP28 is putting the interest of the oil and gas industry above those of the climate process it is supposed to shepherd,” said Romain Ioualalen.