Shell’s Arctic plans to be challenged at AGM on heels of escalating Seattle opposition

May 18, 2015By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

For release: May 18th, 2015 (The Hague) Royal Dutch Shell will face questions and concerns from shareholders and investors tomorrow on its plans to attempt another season of offshore drilling in the U.S. Arctic Ocean this summer. These concerns come on the heels of a weekend of escalating protest and opposition in Seattle, where Shell has ignored … Read More

Obama Administration Leaves Explosive Oil Trains on the Rails for Years

May 1, 2015By Lorne StockmanPress Releases

For Immediate Release May 1, 2015 Obama Administration Leaves Explosive Oil Trains on the Rails for Years Long phase-out of hazardous cars, inadequate speed limits, deficient tanker shells leave communities at risk of catastrophe Washington, D.C. — Today the Department of Transportation (DOT) released long-awaited new safety standards for rail tank cars used to haul … Read More

Analysis: World Bank Group increases spending on fossil fuels

April 17, 2015By David TurnbullPress Releases

New analysis released today by Oil Change International shows that, despite repeated calls for urgent action on climate change, the World Bank Group increased funding for fossil fuels in its last fiscal year. This increase comes during the first full fiscal year following the World Bank’s announced commitment to limit coal financing due to climate concerns.