COP28 President points again to 1.5ºC “North Star”, but UAE expansion plans still on the table

February 22, 2024By nicoleGlobal Policy, Press Releases

“Since COP28 in Dubai, both producers and importers of fossil fuels have a responsibility to accelerate the transition away from them.  While COP28 President Al Jaber is right to point out that fossil fuel demand needs to decline rapidly, this cannot be an excuse for the massive expansion of fossil fuels planned by his own company, ADNOC, and the five rich global north countries responsible for the majority of planned oil and gas expansion to 2050, led by the United States.”

Oil Change International responds to new countries joining Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance & global south transition grant at COP28

December 5, 2023By nicoleGlobal Policy, Press Releases 1 Comment

“As COP28 negotiations for a full phase out of fossil fuels progress, today’s announcements show that fossil fuel phaseout is not a pipe dream: new and existing members of the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance show it is possible and urgent to take the right steps to keep oil and gas in the ground and support a global phase out of fossil fuel production.”

Draft Global Stocktake presents historic opportunity to secure fossil fuel phaseout agreement

December 5, 2023By nicoleGlobal Policy, Press Releases

“Global leaders have to deliver a full package. We will not accept weak outcomes only on coal or renewables, and without addressing the primary driver of the climate crisis, fossil fuels. We need countries to reach an agreement that includes a just and equitable phase out of all fossil fuels, with rich countries agreeing to phase out fastest, as well as a rapid phase in of renewables, a doubling of energy efficiency, and rich countries agreeing to redirect trillions in finance from fossil fuel industry handouts  to support the transition in the form of grants, not loans.”