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
Fallout from Certified Disaster campaign continues as Project Canary reportedly shifts away from “gas certification”
One of the largest methane monitoring companies in the United States is reportedly backing off “certification” programs that allow the oil and gas industry to market methane gas as clean, sustainable or “responsibly sourced.”
US main street banks like Wells Fargo and Bank of America have provided loans to Mountain Valley Pipeline since the beginning. These banks have continued pouring money into the project over recent years, despite numerous warnings that the project has been financially unsustainable, a threat to the climate and environmental justice communities in Appalachia.
Instead of ending oil and gas finance, the OECD has enacted new public financial incentives for the fossil fuel industry, including for hydrogen and ammonia created from fossil gas, as part of its new “climate-friendly” incentives for Export Credit Agencies (ECAs).
Washington, DC – As the European Parliament discusses new rules to tackle methane emissions in the energy sector, a new report by Oil Change International and Earthworks warns that U.S. certified gas schemes will put the EU’s methane emissions reduction goals at risk and undermine EU climate goals that will only be attained by a … Read More
Our new report shows that certified gas programs are likely highly unreliable and ineffective, resulting in increased threats to health and climate from the oil and gas industry.
A new report by Oil Change International and Earthworks examines the rapid growth in “certified gas” and exposes on-the-ground failures to detect oil & gas pollution by one of the largest certifiers of methane gas.
The IEA’s latest methane data exposes the failure of industry-led voluntary initiatives to reduce methane emissions.
Our new report finds that Cheniere’s new lifecycle emissions tags appear to be pinned to a misleading methane emissions analysis that woefully undercounts actual leakage volumes.
Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a new special report on Africa. The 2022 Africa Energy Outlook suggests a potential to increase gas production on the continent to 2030 even in a “sustainable” scenario.