From Creation to Delivery: How the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance and its members can catalyze climate action in an era of energy upheaval and escalating climate impacts

September 21, 2022By nicoleBriefings, Global Policy 1 Comment

This paper outlines priorities for the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) and its members that were identified by civil society groups to turn what has remained a largely aspirational diplomatic initiative into a force for increased climate action in line with equity, justice, and science.

Position paper: CSOs urge the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance to deliver on real climate leadership

September 21, 2022By nicoleGlobal Policy, Press Releases No Comments

Today, a few days after a high level event (1) organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (2) on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on  commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. 

Response: The UK’s decision to lift its fracking ban flies in the face of climate science and will not solve its energy crisis

September 8, 2022By nicoleEnergy Transitions & Futures, Global Policy, Press Releases No Comments

Contacts Nicole Rodel: nicole [at] priceofoil.org Silje Lundberg: silje [at] priceofoil.org Today, Prime Minister Liz Truss announced the reversal of the UK’s fracking ban, despite advice from the government’s own advisors that such a move will not help lower energy bills or support long-term energy security. The decision to remove the moratorium on fracking, which … Read More

Oil Change International submits evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

May 24, 2022By nicoleBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures, Global Policy

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.

Will Norway’s new government act on the need to phase out oil and gas?

September 16, 2021By Silje LundbergBlog Post, Global Policy, News

The Parliament election in Norway, Europe’s largest oil and gas producer, ended up securing support for a shift in Government, from today’s Conservative-coalition government to a Labour-coalition government. Talks and negotiations are happening over the next weeks, and one of the biggest issues is the future of the Norwegian oil and gas industry. Will Norway’s new government pass a more restrictive oil and gas policy?