In response to the Scottish Government’s announcement it will scrap its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 75% by 2030

April 18, 2024By Valentina StacklFeatured, North Sea, Press Releases 1 Comment

At a time when governments must ramp up their climate efforts, the Scottish Government’s backtracking is a catastrophic betrayal. Once a UK leader on climate policy, Scotland is turning its back on scientific evidence and international obligations, to line the pockets of oil and gas executives and save face after missing eight of the last 12 annual emissions targets.

Expert Quotes on Japan’s Global Derailing of the Clean Energy Transition on Day of Japanese Prime Minister Kishida’s State Visit with U.S. President Biden

April 10, 2024By Oil Change InternationalFeatured, News, Press Releases No Comments

Japanese financing of LNG projects has a legacy of environmental and human harm, especially along the US Gulf Coast. Japanese private banks (MUFG, Mizuho, SMBC) are the top three financiers for LNG export terminals in the U.S., and the U.S. is the largest exporter of LNG in the world.

Media Advisory: Pikachu Protest Against Japanese LNG Expansion to Take Place During Prime Minister Kishida’s White House Visit

April 9, 2024By Valentina StacklAsia, Press Releases No Comments

On April 10-11, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet with U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington, DC, address Congress, and join a trilateral meeting with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.. This visit comes on the heels of the Biden Administration’s decision to pause pending LNG export approvals to non-free trade countries after intense pressure from frontline communities. Many don’t realize that Japan is one of the largest financiers of U.S. LNG export projects and is working to derail clean energy transitions across Asia and globally. 

Greenwashing at CERAWeek2024 is meaningless without ambitious action to end fossil fuels

March 18, 2024By Al Johnson-KurtsPress Releases

Climate and social movements have forced oil and gas companies to acknowledge that fossil fuels are dirty and dangerous. At the industry’s biggest event of the year – CERAWeek 2024 – Big Oil and their government enablers will try to fool the world into believing they have solutions for a livable planet when, in reality, they’re trying to suck every last ounce of profit out of their dirty business.

New Research Exposes Countries and Companies Supplying the Oil Fueling Palestinian Genocide

March 14, 2024By Oil Change InternationalPress Releases 3 Comments

New data compiled by DataDesk, commissioned by Oil Change International, sheds light on the devastating role of oil fueling the ongoing genocide against the Palestinian people. By tracing the supply chains of crude oil and refined products to Israel, the research exposes the various countries and companies whose fuel supplies are perpetuating this humanitarian crisis – and thus have an opportunity to help compel a ceasefire by turning off those taps.

New Report Reveals North Sea Countries’ Oil and Gas Plans Breach Paris Agreement

March 12, 2024By Valentina StacklPress Releases 1 Comment

A comprehensive report released today by Oil Change International exposes the failure of the five major North Sea oil and gas producing countries – Norway, UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Germany – in terms of aligning its oil and gas policies with the Paris Agreement, posing a grave threat to global efforts to combat the climate crisis.