Civil Society Applauds Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance Announcement, Urges Countries to End New Oil and Gas Projects

September 15, 2021By David TurnbullBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures, Press Releases No Comments

On Thursday, September 16th, Ministers from Denmark and Costa Rica will announce they will form the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA). BOGA is a diplomatic initiative bringing together countries and jurisdictions that have ended licensing for new oil and gas exploration and production and are setting an end date for their production. 

More than 150 civil society organisations urge IEA to put 1.5ºC first in the 2021 World Energy Outlook

September 14, 2021By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases No Comments

Today, Oil Change International and over 150 other civil society organisations from all over the world sent an open letter to International Energy Agency (IEA) director Dr. Fatih Birol, urging him to center 1.5 degrees Celsius (ºC) in the 2021 World Energy Outlook (WEO). The IEA is due to release the WEO in one month, on October 13, 2021.

Central Banks Still Fueling Climate Crisis: New Report

August 24, 2021By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases No Comments

Twelve of the largest central banks around the globe continue to support climate chaos-causing fossil fuels through policy and direct finance, a new report released today finds. Ahead of an annual convening of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming later this week, the analysis strikes a critical contrast to promises in recent months by the same central banks to align their operations with climate goals.