Open Letter: The World Needs A Transformational Outcome, Not More Voluntary Pledges

December 1, 2023By Al Johnson-KurtsBlog Post, Press Releases No Comments

Dear COP28 Presidency, Over 320 civil society organizations say: This United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) must unlock an equitable global energy transition that phases out fossil fuels – the primary cause of the climate crisis.  COP28 has the potential to be an historic moment in confronting the climate crisis. The COP28 Presidency has an … Read More

New Data Reiterates Carbon Capture Is A Lifeline for Fossil Fuels, Not Climate Action

November 30, 2023By Al Johnson-KurtsBlog Post, Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2023 As the United Nations Climate Change Conference begins today, Oil Change International revealed the failure of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in Carbon Capture’s Publicly Funded Failure. CCS has a 50 year track record of over-promising and under-delivering, and every investment in CCS provides a lifeline to the fossil … Read More

“The smell of death”: Gulf Coast communities speak out against Japanese-backed LNG development

November 28, 2023By Susanne WongAsia, Blog Post, Fossil Gas No Comments

As we drove by the long chain of refineries and other petrochemical facilities that surround the small town of Port Arthur, Texas, noxious fumes wafted into our truck. The residents of Port Arthur, Groves and towns along the Gulf Coast are forced to inhale polluted air day in and day out.  “Smell that? To some … Read More